DR P6 Beat

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DR P6 Beat
DR P6 Beat logo 2020.svg
Broadcast areaDenmark – Nationally via Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Frequency DAB: MUX1
Language(s) Danish
Format Multi-formatted
Owner DR
Operator DR
First air date
11 April 2011;10 years ago (2011-04-11)

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Website www.dr.dk/p6beat

DR P6 Beat is one of DR's digital radio stations in Denmark. It launched on 11 April 2011 as the second of five new digital-only stations. [1]



In November 2010, DR announced it would significantly lower the number of digital radio stations in its line-up from 23 to between 10-12. [2] The new line-up of digital stations were announced in January 2011 with P6 Beat as a station with focus on alternative music. [3]

On 1 October 2017 P6 Beat became available on DAB+ radio when a nationwide switch-over took place. [4]


P6 Beat rocker Koncerthuset

Every December since 2012, P6 Beat has hosted a night of concerts at DR Koncerthuset, using all five venues at the same time. Attendees of the event are free to roam around the different venues. [5]


  1. DR, "DR lancerer en ny radiokanal 11. april", 30 March 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2016.
  2. DR, "Radiolukning skal styrke DAB", 10 November 2010. Retrieved 3 April 2016.
  3. Mediefonen, "Her er DR's fremtidige DAB-plan" Archived 2016-04-14 at the Wayback Machine , 19 January 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2016.
  4. "Overgangen til DAB+ udsat til 1. oktober 2017". Danske Medier. 18 May 2016. Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  5. DR, "P6 Beat rocker Koncerthuset", 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2016.

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