NOW Wolverhampton


Now Wolverhampton
Licensed area Wolverhampton & most of Shropshire
Frequency 11B (218.640 MHz)
Air date January 31st 2001 [1]
Owner Arqiva
Website Now Digital

Now Wolverhampton 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
Turners Hill 1.00 Wolverhampton & Telford
The Wrekin 0.50 Shrewsbury
Wolverhampton University  ? City filler relay[3]

Stations available

Service Bit-rate (kbps) Signal Type Service Type NOTES:
BBC WM 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Local BBC service. DAB only in the Wolverhampton area. Also on FM - 95.6
BBC Shropshire 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Local BBC service. DAB only in the Shropshire area. Also on FM - 90.0 (Church Stretton), 95.0 (Ludlow), 96.0 (Shropshire) & 104.1 (Clun)
Beacon 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Local FM service Also on FM - 97.2 (Wolverhampton) & 103.1 (Shrewsbury)
Gold 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Local AM Gold. Also on AM 990 (Wolverhampton) & 1017 (Shropshire)
Kiss 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Dance Music Relay of London service
Traffic Radio 48 kbit/s Mono Rolling Travel News Service -
Sunrise Radio 80 kbit/s Mono Asian Relay of London AM service
XFM 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Modern Rock Relay of London FM service.
Punjabi Radio 80 kbit/s Joint Stereo Punjabi Language Service -

References

  1. ^ Radiocentre Commercial Radio Pocket Booklet 2007
  2. ^ Radio Listeners Guide 2010
  3. ^ Now Digital Website

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