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What is happening to MW?
Why is the service closing?
• The audience for the MW service is very small
• The vast majority of the RTÉ Radio 1 audience listens to the superior sound of FM.
• MW broadcasting is inefficient and out of date; with poor quality reception and audio
• MW is inconsistent with environmental best practise and represents poor value for money
RTÉ Radio 1 is also available on nationwide stereo FM, on Long Wave (LW) 252 and on a variety of other platforms such as satellite television for details click here.
I listen on FM. What should I do?
This change will not affect you. FM service remains unchanged.
How will I find MW programme options such as sport or religious services?
These are available on LW 252. See ‘Tuning to Long Wave’ here for more details.