Right now outside the Lowry there is no sign of Challenge Radio ever being there.

We’ve had a blast over the last few days and would like to thank everyone who helped make an idea (a long time ago) a reality.

Congratulations to all our DAB Digital Radio winners, hopefully even without Challenge Radio being available you’ll find a suitable alternative!

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It all started 12 hours ago with Vicki Blight, Adele Roberts and Jordan North. Since then we’ve had 9 other shows, featuring 19 presenters from across the BBC and commercial industry.

Did you miss any of it? Have a listen to some of our favourite bits!

Thank you for listening, perhaps we’ll be back next year?

How would you fancy winning a brand new DAB Digital Radio?

Throughout the day here on Challenge Radio are giving away have a stack of DAB Radios. Keep an eye on our Twitter account and listen from midday to find out more details about how to win.

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Challenge Radio launches tomorrow morning at 8am.

Adele, Vicki and Jordan will kick of proceedings live from the Challenge Radio Dome just outside The Lowry, followed by the lovely Ken Bruce.

Ken visited the studio this evening to test things out and he’s really looking forward to broadcasting his BBC Radio 2 live from our studios.

If you can’t wait until 8am, you can hear Challenge Radio right now, and get a feel for what we’re going to be up to.

A huge thank you to everyone who has got us here, we’re going to have a ball tomorrow! Of course, if you want to get in touch with us, just drop us a message from the orange box!

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