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Down goes HD

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macgoldfan
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Down goes HD

Post by macgoldfan » Mon Jun 28, 2021 12:51 pm

https://www.thedrive.com/news/41307/gm- ... p-shortage

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Re: Down goes HD

Post by WOHO » Wed Jun 30, 2021 4:01 pm

Yep, GM is so happy, they save 25cents a radio again. Why not install a Motorola AM CQUAM chip instead- no royalties to pay, and you can hear WION and CFCO in stereo?



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Re: Down goes HD

Post by MWmetalhead » Sat Jul 10, 2021 5:28 pm

The article describes HD radio as "rudimentary." Seems about right. :)


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Re: Down goes HD

Post by billmich88888 » Thu Sep 16, 2021 10:07 am

doubtful it will ever return



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Re: Down goes HD

Post by Mega Hertz » Sat Sep 18, 2021 8:19 pm

Man, for a second there, I thought it might actually go somewhere.

Tired of overplayed crap on CSX? Tune in to 94.7-2!

Tired of butt rock on Riff? Tune into 101.1-2!

Tired of 80s? Tune into 104.3-2!

Tired of bro country? Tune into 99.5-2!

It could have been great and really given FM radio a shot in the arm. Those formats you couldn't get on FM could be heard on HD radio. Fizzled out like a fart. Bummer.


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