Category Archives: DRM

BBC World Service features DRM

In this BBC World Service report, Mark Whittaker explores Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) and, especially, its potential in India. Use the embedded player or link below to listen: listen to ‘Digital Shortwave: a radio revolution ’ on Audioboo (Source: Audioboo via Tarmo … Continue reading

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Extended HE-AAC: DRM to upgrades audio codec

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Mike, for sharing this news item on RadioInfo: (Source: RadioInfo) The latest upgrade to DRM’s audio codec was demonstrated in a presentation at this week’s Digital Broadcasting Symposium in Kuala Lumpur.  Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) is … Continue reading

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Outernet: shortwave radio for the smartphone enabled?

There’s a new project in the works, Outernet, that aspires to bring the international accessibility of shortwave radio along with the versatility of the Internet. Outernet’s goal is stated on their website: “By leveraging datacasting technology over a low-cost satellite … Continue reading

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Chorus 4: The DSP chip that supports AM, FM, DAB, DAB+, HD Radio and DRM

The London-based digital solutions company, Frontier Silicon, has announced a new DSP radio chip that offers a wide array of available modes and is even DRM ready. I have seen no specifications for this chip yet, and do not know … Continue reading

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All India Radio publishes a tender for 800 DRM receivers

The DRM Consortium has posted an All India Radio (AIR) tender for 800 DRM AM/FM/Shortwave receivers. AIR is seeking a DRM receiver with a feature set that would include: DRM decoding on both shortwave and medium wave (AM broadcast) bands 1 … Continue reading

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PCJ adds Europe to DRM test

PCJ International has updated their DRM test transmission scheduled for October 13th to include Europe. Click here for their press release with frequencies and times.

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DRM Test Transmission from PCJ International

On October 13, 2013 PCJ Radio International will conduct a two hour DRM test transmission. Date: October 13, 2013 Time: 10:30 to 12:30 UTC Frequency: 15,645 khz Beam: South East & East Asia Send your reception reports for this transmission … Continue reading

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