Tag Archives: FM

In the UK, digital radio is not always well-received

Many thanks to my buddy, Dan, who shares this article from the Daily Mail: “It was supposed to be the technology that would transform the way we listen to the radio. But audiences condemned DAB – or Digital Audio Broadcasting … Continue reading

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Community stations provide lifeline of info in post-quake Nepal

(Source: BBC Monitoring) Community radio stations in earthquake-hit Nepal have become a crucial provider of information – in fact, the only source in places where newspapers do not reach and internet service does not exist. Many of the stations are … Continue reading

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Norway FM Radio stations: “We’re not dead yet.”

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Bill Patalon, for sharing the following via RadioWorld online: FM Radio Not — Yet — Dead in Norway, Says NLF Last week it was reported that Norway would be switching off all FM radio … Continue reading

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Unlocking the trapped FM receiver in your smart phone

While Norway prepares to shut down FM, one group–the National Association of Broadcasters–is trying to unlock FM receivers in smart phones; receivers built into smart phones, but not allowed to be activated. Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Benn, for sharing this … Continue reading

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Norway: first country to shut down FM analog radio

(Source: Radio.no) NORWAY TO SWITCH OFF FM IN 2017 Within two years from now, the shutdown of national FM-networks begins in Norway. The switchover will begin in the North and will be implemented region by region. Thursday, the Ministry of … Continue reading

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Jeff gives the CCRadio 2E a favorable review

Searching for an AM/FM radio great audio? Check out Jeff’s first look at the CCRadio 2E.

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My Raspberry Pirate is now radio-active

Two weeks ago, Make Magazine published a simple hack that turns your Raspberry Pi into a low-powered and portable FM transmitter/radio station. For those of you not familiar, the Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. … Continue reading

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