Isle of Man to get two new 2 way radio transmitters

Without giving too much about this walkie talkie lingo military short article, but I found it interesting and relevant to what I’m currently doing.

2 way radio range extenderTwo new digital radio transmitters are to be sited in the Isle of Man, the BBC has announced.

It is part of a move to bring the Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) service to 2.5 million people in the British Isles before the end of 2015.

A BBC spokesman said the transmitters will be co-sited with the existing television transmitters at Port St Mary and Ramsey.

The Isle of Man currently has one transmitter in Douglas.

The service will carry the BBC’s nationwide services; motorola DP4400 2 way radios 1 to 5 live, 1Xtra, 4 Extra, 5 live sports extra, 6 Music, Asian Network and World Service.

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