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MXR_Yorkshire

MXR Yorkshire

MXR Yorkshire is a regional commercial digital radio multiplex in the United Kingdom, which serves Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire.

Stations broadcast

Station Name Bitrate Audio Channels Description
The Arrow 128kbit/s Joint Stereo Rock music
Choice FM 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo R'n'B and Hip-hop
Galaxy Yorkshire 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Dance and R'n'B
Heart 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Adult Contemporary
LBC 97.3 48 kbit/s Mono LSF News and talk
Real Radio (Yorkshire) 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Contemporary
97.5 Smooth Radio 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Oldies and Adult Contemporary
UCB UK 64 kbit/s Mono LSF Christian
UCB Inspirational 64 kbit/s Mono LSF Christian
Yorkshire Radio 128 kbit/s Joint Stereo Pop music and sport

History

On November 7, 2002, the Radio Authority awarded a digital radio licence to MXR Limited for the Yorkshire region. The MXR beat another bid for the licence from The Yorkshire Digital Radio Company.

Yorkshire Radio started test transmissions on MXR Yorkshire from June 26, 2006 and has replaced jazzfm.com. LBC replaced the Digital News Network from July 28, 2006 and LBC started broadcasting on September 1, 2006.

Capital Disney ceased broadcasting on the multiplex on the 29th June 2007, freeing up 128kbit/s of space on the multiplex, filled by UCB UK and UCB Inspirational (64kbit/s each).

Transmitters

MXR Yorkshire is transmitted on frequency block 12A from the following sites:

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