Stoke & Stafford (DAB Multiplex)

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Stoke & Stafford
Licensed areaStaffordshire & Cheshire
Frequency12D (229.072 MHz)
Air date30 April 2004
OwnerBauer Radio
TransmittersAlsagers Bank, Pye Green BT, Sutton Common, Tick Hill

Stoke & Stafford is a local commercial digital radio multiplex in the United Kingdom, which serves Staffordshire and Cheshire. Originally called UTV-Bauer Stoke-on-Trent, the multiplex changed its name in 2010.[1] It is wholly owned by Wireless Group after Bauer Radio sold their 30% stake in 2013. [2] The service launched on 30 April 2004. Stoke & Stafford is transmitted on frequency block 12D from the Alsagers Bank, Pye Green BT, Sutton Common and Tick Hill transmitters.In February 2019, Wireless sold the multiplex to Bauer following the sale of Wireless local stations.

Transmitted stations[edit]

The following stations are transmitted on the Stoke & Stafford multiplex:

Service Service ID Bit rate Audio channels Description Analogue availability
Absolute Classic Rock C7C9 80 kbit/s Mono Classic rock music N/A
Absolute Radio 60s C3C4 64 kbit/s Mono Music from the 1960s N/A
Absolute Radio 70s C1C2 80 kbit/s Mono Music from the 1970s N/A
BBC Radio Stoke CC33 128 kbit/s Joint stereo Local service from the BBC 94.6, 104.1 MHz
1503 kHz
Greatest Hits Radio C1CF 112 kbit/s Joint stereo Classic hits for the 35+ age group 1170 kHz
Hits Radio Pride CAEC 80 kbit/s Mono Music for LGBTQ+ community N/A
Hits Radio UK CFEB 80 kbit/s Mono Hit music 103.0 MHz in Manchester
Magic Chilled CEE6 80 kbit/s Mono Chillout music N/A
Magic at the Musicals CAEA 80 kbit/s Mono Songs from musical film and theatre N/A
Magic Soul C3D9 80 kbit/s Mono Classic soul N/A
Signal 1 C490 112 kbit/s Joint stereo Chart and contemporary hit music for 15- to 44-year-olds 96.4, 96.9, 102.6 MHz


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