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    Looking for new DAB radio

    I've had DAB radios all around the house since they first arrived on the scene. A few in my home are getting old now and I can hear glitches and sometimes they cut out the audio. The signal strength is fine.

    What's the latest tech in terms of radios? I still want DAB but would also like to listen to radio stations on the Internet (a bit like the Internet Radio features of iTunes).

    So, what tech features should I be looking for?

    I tend to change radios once every 10 to 15 years or so.

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    Re: Looking for new DAB radio

    I have a View Quest DAB which has Bluetooth so you can stream from a phone to it. Sound is decent but it does occasionally cut out for a second when listening to Absolute, this has happened since the last retune a few year ago round my neck of the woods. The model I have doesn't have internet radio on it but it's not something I need in all fairness.

    https://www.myvq.co.uk/

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    Re: Looking for new DAB radio

    There’s a couple of stations that I listen to that are internet only at the moment. I’m having to use apps like TuneIn radio or iTunes for them at the moment. It would be nice if I could just tune them on the radio, which is why I need internet radio.

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