NOW Coventry


Now Coventry
Licensed area Coventry & most of Warwickshire
Frequency 12D (229.072 MHz)
Air date January 31st 2001 [1]
Owner Arqiva
Website Now Digital

Now Coventry is a Digital Audio Broadcasting multiplex available in the above area which has been broadcasting since January 2001. It carries a variety of stations some of which are local.

Transmitter Sites

The platform broadcasts via the following transmitters:[2]

Transmitter Site Power (KW) Approximate transmission Area
Barwell 0.20 Barwell & Hinckley
Leamington Spa 0.50 Royal Leamington Spa, Kenilworth & Warwick
Meriden 0.50 Solihull & Western Coventry
Samuel Vale House 0.50 Coventry City.

Stations available

Service Bit-rate (kbps) Signal Type Service Type NOTES:
BBC Coventry & Warwickshire 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Local BBC service. Also on FM - 94.8 (Coventry), 103.7 (Startford Upon Avon) & 104.0 (Nuneaton)
Gold 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Local AM Gold. Also on AM 1359 kHz
Kiss Radio 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Dance Music Relay of London service
Traffic Radio 48 kbit/s Mono Rolling Travel News Service -
Mercia 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Local FM service Also on FM - 97.0 (main) & 102.9 (Leamington Spa)
Sunrise Radio 80 kbit/s Mono Asian Relay of London AM service
Touch Radio (Coventry) 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo 1960s to Now Also on 96.2 (Coventry)
XFM London 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Modern Rock Relay of London FM service.
Absolute Classic Rock 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Classic Rock -
Pop Up Radio 48 kbit/s Mono - -
Punjabi Radio 80 kbit/s Joint Stereo Punjabi Language Service -

References

  1. ^ Radiocentre Commercial Radio Pocket Booklet 2007
  2. ^ Radio Listeners Guide 2010

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