If you know of very interesting radio stations broadcasting DJ sets or live band appearances that are not in the list, do not hesitate to add it.
Click on the provided links to check the shows or to start the radio stream. For feature explanations of the following listing, look at the bottom of the table!
The list contains the radio stations, links to the main radio show or the schedule and some info about the availability of english explanations on-site. and indicate new entries, updates and changes within the last four weeks.
For available terrestrial and satellite digital broadcasts (all possible MP2-based DVB/DAB varieties) and internet streams (MP3, AAC+ and others), only the sources with the highest freely accessible bitrates are given - DVB is here typically slightly better than DAB broadcasts at the same bitrate. Some entries are in part color-coded. Cells with a green background color indicate broadcasts in exceptionally high quality - use this source if you want to record shows! Cells with a red background color should be avoided - low quality!!
Minimum acceptable bitrates for decent quality for the MP3 and MP2 formats (DAB, DVB-S (SkyDigital), DVB-T (Freeview), Internet broadcasts) are 128kbit/s, for AAC+ and OGG consider at least 64kbit/s. Be careful with 128kbit/s MP2/MP3 broadcasts, the quality might be quite bad at times.
Note, that UK internet broadcasts are in general restricted to UK residents - your degree of success in getting the streams will vary - sometimes it works, sometimes it does not!!
If you are looking for possibilities to access radios not listed by the table:
- For analogue FM and cable broadcasts: simply check your radio or look for the stations your cable provider is offering.
- For terrestrial digital audio broadcasts, check DAB frequencies and available bitrates here. The list is updated daily! Another list is available from the Digital Radio Tech website.
- For satellite digital audio broadcasts, check available beams, frequencies and coordinates here:Worldwide Satellite Radio Stations Info. For Europe, the fleet of Astra satellites is especially important. The definite source for bitrates of satellite digital audio broadcasts is quite new and updated daily!
- For digital internet audio broadcasts, just check the direct links provided together with the list of radio stations above. Given are always the streams with the highest quality. For satellite radios additionally offering internet broadcasts you will find a huge list with direct links to net broadcasts at Lyngsat as well. You can also check lists at Tuner2.com (AAC+) and at Shoutcast.com (MP3) for lots of internet radios. A more exotic list of internet radios can be found at Xiph.org (Ogg Vorbis).
Pages in category "Radio Stations"
The following 46 pages are in this category, out of 46 total.