Swedish radio station first to broadcast DVD quality surround sound radio

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Swedish Radio (SR) has announced that it will start
broadcasting using DTS. DTS is an encoding/decoding system
that delivers six channels (5.1) of high quality…

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So how are they broadcasting? Is it over the DAB frequencies, and if so will people with a DAB tuner and optical out be able to hook it up to a surround sound receiver?

It’s broadcasted through the satelite Sirius and currently you need a set-topbox from KATHREIN-Werke KG cause they are the only ones supporting DTS-radio for the time being. Other boxes need a software-upgrade (will be distributed through the satelite) to play DTS Radio. Don’t forget you need a 5.1 surround sound home-cinema aswell… :slight_smile:
[edited by Airhead on 08.04.2003 20:26]

hmmm…i want it… perhaps i move to Sweden