DAB Issue

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DAB Issue

Postby CharlesKing92 » Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:12 pm

Ive had my Astra since Oct 2016, Its a 65 Plate, I drive 170 miles every Friday and Sunday and during the journey i always lose my DAB signal which then stays in "searching" for the remainder of the journey. I know there can be issues with Reception but it just seems strange that once i lose the signal it doesn't then re-tune and find the signal.

Anyone else that has had this problem id appreciate a solution :)

Kind Regards,

Charles.
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Re: DAB Issue

Postby Crunchynut » Sun Feb 05, 2017 7:27 pm

On mine it switches to FM if DAB fades, then switches back to DAB when it can.

Sounds faulty to me. Can you receive FM ok?
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Re: DAB Issue

Postby Proph » Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:09 am

Mine has started acting up badly lots of gaps with no sound, dab to dab linking, the radio is pretty unusable at the moment, I was wondering if it could be a loose connection somewhere as it wasn't like this a month ago.
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Re: DAB Issue

Postby CharlesKing92 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:18 pm

Yeah i seem to get FM fine, i also find that if i use the ApplePlay and then change the source to DAB i cannot receive any signal at all.

Strange... Might ring up my main dealership see if theres an update of some sort.
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Re: DAB Issue

Postby Ian armstrong » Sun Feb 12, 2017 2:27 pm

I live in North Wales and sometimes it sounds like there is a snooker ball rolling around behind the radio also when I pass B T main exchange the signal just stops????
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