Is DAB+ better than FM?
DAB radio has the potential to provide listeners with better sound quality than FM radio but in reality the bit rate (the amount of data sent per second; the higher the bit rate the higher the sound quality) of stations is minimised to allow more stations to be broadcast at once..
Can I upgrade my DAB radio to DAB +?
There are currently no plans to move existing popular radio stations from DAB to DAB+. However, many new stations are launching in the newer DAB+ format and a very small number of existing stations have switched to the new format in recent years.
Why is DAB so bad?
A lot of users don’t even realise that their DAB radio problems are down to a poor signal. … That’s because they are so used to that trademark hiss and crackle of FM radio interference. However, DAB radio works in a completely different way to FM. That means a weak signal will manifest itself in other ways.
What does DAB+ radio mean?
What is DAB+ digital radio? DAB+ uses an advanced and technically robust transmission system and operates in Australia in VHF Band III. DAB+ uses higher frequencies than analogue radio (e.g. AM/FM) and requires broadcasters to install new transmission equipment and listeners to purchase DAB+ enabled devices.