DAB Digital Radios for your PC
This page provides information on the range of DAB digital radio receivers that can be connected to computers in the UK
To discuss DAB, to comment on a receiver, or to see comments on the various DAB receivers on the market, see our DAB discussion forum.
The following types of DAB radios are available:
- Portable DAB radios
- Handheld DAB radios
- Hi-Fi separates & Micro systems
- Mobile phones with DAB
- PC DAB receivers
- In-car DAB radios
|We recommend: The Pure One DAB Radio.|
PC DAB Receivers
Instead of buying a dedicated DAB radio, make use of your PC to receive DAB radio through your PC’s speakers. A cost-effective way to receive DAB radio, and adds the extra advantage of being able to record DAB digital radio and create an MP3 of radio shows.
For information on receiving DAB radio, as well as digital TV stations, on your PC, see our Radio on your PC page
|USB DAB Radio|
DAB Digital Radio USB dongle for DAB on your PC or laptop. Auto & Manual station scan. Station presets, record DAB onto your PC
|DAB / Internet Radio USB Stick|
DAB USB stick that also supports Internet radio. Full radio information display screen and programme guide. Station presets, record DAB onto your PC. High sensitivity flat antenna with magnetic mount included.
Now long-discontinued. WaveFinder picks up digital wireless radio signals (both audio and visual) and sends them direct to your PC without requiring an Internet connection. The WaveFinder antenna plugs into your PC via a USB port
Availability: Discontinued by Psion some time back, but still available via on Ebay.co.uk for between £30-£60
|Modular Technology DAB PCI Card|
Slots inside a PC’s casing in a PCI slot. Supplied with dedicated software (Windows 98, Me, 2000 & XP). Can record radio programs as MP3 files, and can also set your PC’s clock from the accurate signal broadcast as part of the DAB transmission. See manufacturer’s site for more details.
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USB DAB radios seem quite rare, so the above list goes out of date quite quickly. If you’re having trouble, we suggest the following: