Swedish Digital Radio Bitrates

This page was last updated on September 5 2020
This is a list of Public Service and commercial radio stations in , comparing audio bitrates for online streams, DAB+, and satellite.

Please contact the site with any corrections or additions to this list.

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Joint Stereo – Audio mode in which two channels forming a stereo pair (left and right) are encoded within the one-bit stream and for which stereophonic irrelevance or redundancy is exploited for further bit reduction.
Mono LSF (Low Sampling Frequency) – Low bitrate encoding with halved sampling rate.
HE-AAC (High-Efficiency Advanced Audio Coding) – More efficient high-quality multichannel and stereo audio codec used with DAB+.

Audio codec: MPEG 1 Layer II
Better than FM quality requires 192-256 kbps
Similar to FM quality requires 160-192 kbps
Acceptable, worse than FM 128-160 kbps
(Based on stereo services)

Audio codec: aacPlus v2
Better than FM quality requires 56-96 kbps
Similar to FM quality requires 40-64 kbps
Acceptable, worse than FM 24-48 kbps
(Based on stereo services)


 

Public Service Digital Radio Bitrates

This list of digital radio bitrates is provided in good faith, 100% accuracy can not be guaranteed, as changes periodically occur on the various platforms used by Public Service Radio in Sweden.
Below are audio bitrate comparisons for the PSB (Sveriges Radio) digital radio station, DAB+, Terrstrial and satellite. 
Please email any corrections or additional information and have them included.

PSB Digital Radio Bitrates
Platform Online DAB+ Satellite 
  Station Bitrate Audio Bitrate Audio Bitrate Audio
SR P1 192 kbps aac Stereo
SR P2 192 kbps aac Stereo
SR P3 192 kbps aac Stereo
SR P4 Stockholm 184 kbps aac Stereo
SR P4 (All regions) 192 kbps aac Stereo
SR P2 Världen
SR P3 Star
SR P3 Din Gata 96 kbps aac Stereo
SR Finska 192 kbps aac Stereo
Radioapans knattekanal
SR c
SR International
SR Klassiskt
SR Minnen
SR Sápmi
A large part of P4’s programming is regional with 25 regions each broadcasting their own local programmes during most of the day.

 


 

Commercial Digital Radio Bitrates

This list of digital radio bitrates is provided in good faith, 100% accuracy can not be guaranteed, as changes periodically occur on the various platforms used.
Below are audio bitrate comparisons for commercial digital radio stations, Online streams, DAB+ and satellite.
Please email any corrections or additional information and have them included.

Commercial Digital Radio Bitrates
Platform Online DAB+ Satellite
Station Bitrate Audio Bitrate Audio Bitrate Audio
BANDIT CLASSIC 80 kbps aac Stereo
BANDIT ROCK 80 kbps aac Stereo
DANSBANDSFAVORIT 80 kbps aac Stereo
GAMLA FAVORITER 80 kbps aac Stereo
GULDKANALEN 80 kbps aac Stereo
LUGNA FAVORITER 80 kbps aac Stereo
POWER HIT RADIO 80 kbps aac Stereo
POWER MILLENNIUM 80 kbps aac Stereo
RADIO RAINBOW 80 kbps aac Stereo
RIX FM 90 kbps aac Stereo
STAR FM 90 kbps aac Stereo
SVENSKA FAVORIT 80 kbps aac Stereo
80 kbps aac Stereo
DAB+
Please note that some stations on DAB+ may not be availanle in all areas. Overspill from neighbouring areas may make reception of some stations available outside of their intended areas of reception.
Stream Formats:
Windows Media requires Windows Media Player
MP3 requires a streaming MP3 player such as Winamp, iTunes, Foobar2000 or VLC Media player
Ogg Vorbis requires an Ogg Vorbis compatible player such as Winamp, Foobar2000 or VLC Media player
aacPlus requires an aacPlus player such as Winamp 5.08+, Foobar2000 or VLC Media player
Software
Foobar2000
iTunes
VLC Player
Winamp
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