MetalToby

DAB Radios and clocks

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Hi,

We are beginning to pack up our house ready for the big move in June. A couple questions for you....

Do UK DAB radios work in Australia? I have seen the there, but not sure if I can take mine from the UK.

Also, do radio controlled clocks work? The kind that set themselves via a radio signal we have in the UK.

Thanks!

Alan

 

 

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 Aus uses the DAB+ format so if it can receive DAB+ yes. I bought a DAB  radio in the UK that did not work but I contacted the manufacturer and they sent me instructions to convert it.

 

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1 hour ago, MetalToby said:

do radio controlled clocks work? The kind that set themselves via a radio signal we have in the UK.

Unfortunately no, they don't work.

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9 hours ago, MetalToby said:

Hi,

We are beginning to pack up our house ready for the big move in June. A couple questions for you....

Do UK DAB radios work in Australia? I have seen the there, but not sure if I can take mine from the UK.

Also, do radio controlled clocks work? The kind that set themselves via a radio signal we have in the UK.

Thanks!

Alan

 

 

Hi Alan.

Some DAB radios you can get a software upgrade to make them DAB + however you need to check the area you move to have coverage. We bought a DAB+ over here and we didn't have coverage in Cairns

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My UK PURE DAB works well here, the only thing that doesnt operate is the digital display stating what station you are on for the rest mine are all good.

 

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Thanks everyone. Mine is also a PURE DAB radio. There seems to be an update for DAB+ on their website, so I'll try that out once I get there.

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The one I converted was a Pure so you should have no issues switching it.

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My Pure Pop MIni P240 works perfectly here including display, date and time. SmoothFM here even has the same jingle as the UK!

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5 minutes ago, Cerberus1 said:

Coverage is the issue, if you're regional you've no chance. You can check coverage at http://www.digitalradioplus.com.au/can-i-get-digital-radio

Yeah, central Melbourne here and even then compared to London the range of stations is pretty limited. FM still rules here I guess.

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