Tag Archives: AM Radio

FCC championing change that could “Bolster AM Radio”

It appears that FCC Commissioner, Ajit Pai, is pushing a plan to revitalize declining AM radio station and listener numbers in the US. Read some of the details below or the full article on the New York Times website. Many thanks … Continue reading

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The rise and decline of AM radio in Pittsburgh

Many thanks to Jeff Brady who shared this article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. While this article focuses on Pittsburgh’s AM radio scene, it’s certainly reflective of a common theme throughout the US and in other countries. (Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) By … Continue reading

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ABC video highlights the Dooen transmitter on World Radio Day

(Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Standing 201-metres tall with a 19-metre wide capacitive ‘top hat’, the 3WV mast in western Victoria stands out in the vast flat landscape that stretches below it. Celebrating 75th years of service, the occasion of World … Continue reading

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How to turn your AM radio into a metal detector

While watching Curious George on PBS Kids with my four year old, I learned something. In the episode we viewed–”Curious George, Metal Detective”–George needs a metal detector to find a toy robot he’s lost in the sand, but the one … Continue reading

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