- NOW South Hampshire
NOW South Hampshire Licensed area South Hampshire, Isle of Wight Frequency 11C (220.352 MHz) Air date February 2003 Owner NOW Digital Southern (Arqiva) Transmitters Toot Hill, Crabwood Farm, Chillerton Down, Fort Southwick, The Trundle
NOW South Hampshire is a local commercial digital radio multiplex in the United Kingdom, which serves Hampshire. It launched in February 2003 and is operated by NOW Digital, who are owned by Arqiva after being sold by Global Radio.
The Radio Authority received two applications for the DAB licence on the closing date of February 12 2002 from Capital Radio Digital and Solent Digital Radio (owned by EMAP). On May 10 2002, the licence was awarded to Capital Radio Digital. It broadcasts on block 11C. It started being known as Capital Hants under Capital, until changing to NOW South Hampshire under GCap Media/Global Radio.
The main signal comes from the Chillerton Down transmitter on the Isle of Wight. Other transmitters are Crabwood Farm, just west of Winchester next to the Royal Winchester Golf Club; Fort Southwick, just north of the M27 between Portchester and Paulsgrove on Portsdown Hill; The Trundle, just south-east of West Dean in West Sussex next to Goodwood Racecourse on St Roche's Hill; and Toot Hill, just north-west of the Rownhams services on the M27.
Service Service ID Bit rate Audio channels Description Analogue availability Angel Radio CDC2 64 kbit/s Mono LSF Local radio station 101.1 MHz BBC Radio Solent C932 128 kbit/s Joint stereo Local BBC radio service 96.1, 103.8 MHz
999, 1359 kHz
The Breeze C698 112 kbit/s Joint stereo Adult contemporary station 107.2 MHz (Winchester)
107.4 MHz (Portsmouth)
107.8 MHz (Southampton)
Capital South Coast C79D 112 kbit/s Joint stereo CHR station 103.2 MHz Fire Radio C49F 80 kbit/s Mono CHR station 107.6 MHz Gold CFD2 112 kbit/s Joint stereo Golden oldies station 828 kHz Heart Solent C986 112 kbit/s Joint stereo Adult contemporary station 96.7, 97.5, 102.3 MHz 106 Jack FM South Coast C385 112 kbit/s Joint stereo Classic and contemporary hits 106.0, 106.6 MHz Kiss C483 128 kbit/s Joint stereo Dance, pop and R&B station — Wave 105 C3AD 128 kbit/s Joint stereo Adult contemporary station 105.2, 105.8 MHz EPG South Hants E1C000CA 8 kbit/s Data Hidden service, EPG data —
- Official Website
- Chillerton Down transmitter
- Crabwood Farm transmitter
- Fort Southwick transmitter
- The Trundle transmitter
- Toot Hill transmitter
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