Hospital Radio in Morecambe Bay Goes Digital

HBA member station Bay Trust Radio successfully launched on DAB+ on Wednesday 1st December, meaning listeners from across North Lancashire and South Cumbria can hear the stations output, along with patients in hospital.

Bay Trust Radio the Hospital radio station based in Kendal moves on to a new chapter in its history by going on the new Morecambe Bay DAB+ Multiplex from Wednesday 1st December.

Covering all of North Lancashire and South Cumbria with 200,000 households, the station now has a potential audience of around 400,000 adults.

John Williamson, President and Station Manager said:

“It has been years in the planning, and we should have gone live in December 2020 but due to the Covid pandemic it delayed the launch by a year. The whole team of volunteers are extremely excited that we have been able to expand our service. Many thanks to NHS together and our own fundraising which has enabled this to happen”