Birmingham DAB Multiplex

Page last updated on December 15th, 2020 at 11:41 pm

Operator: CE Digital (Bauer Media and Global Joint Venture)
Frequency: 220.352 MHz (11C)
On Air: May 2000
Last Update: 1st July 2020

Stations Carried

Station Display Name (8 Digit/16 Digit) ID Bit Rate (kbps) Audio Format Programme Type (PTY)
Absolute Classic Rock Abs Rock/Absolute C Rock C7C9 80 Mono Rock Music
BBC Radio WM BBC WM/BBC Radio WM C433 128 Joint Stereo Talk/Varied
Capital (Birmingham) Capital/Capital C670 128 Joint Stereo Pop Music
Country Hits Radio /Country Hits CCE7 80 Mono County Music
Free Radio Birmingham /Free Radio BHAM CAB2 112 Joint Stereo Rock Music – label does not reflect service output.
Greatest Hits   C3D3 80 Mono Pop Music
Heart (West Midlands) /Heart West Mids C467 128 Joint Stereo Pop Music
Hits Radio UK HITS / HITS RADIO UK CBE1 80 Mono Pop Music
Magic Chilled   CEE6 80 Mono Pop Music
Smooth Country   CDE9 128 Joint Stereo Country Music
Smooth Radio (West Midlands) Smooth/Smooth West Mids CDD2 128 Joint Stereo Easy Listening


Currently the following transmitters broadcast the Birmingham multiplex:

Transmitter Area Covered Power Output Grid Reference
Headless Cross      
Lickey Hills      
Metropolitan House      
Sedgley Beacon Lane      
Turners Hill