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What is DAB and DAB+ ?

GenX Radio Suffolk is now available on DAB+ across Suffolk!

DAB+ is a newer version of traditional DAB. Traditional DAB is inefficient both technically and audibly. Whilst traditional, legacy DAB technology is more compatible, it uses more bandwidth to transmit (meaning less stations can broadcast on a single digital frequency) and the old audio technology it relies upon means stations traditionally sound worse compared to DAB+ stations.

DAB+ is available on most receivers as standard now, receivers capable of this modern DAB standard usually show the digital tick or DAB+ logo (both pictured, logos courtesy of – some compatible radios, notably sets sold before 2018, often do not display DAB+ credentials but despite this, actually receive DAB+ just fine, including, but not limited to, most cars with DAB+ built in.