Re: AM Stereo
- From: "davidrobinson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <davidrobinson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: 23 Aug 2006 01:46:33 -0700
R K Pelligo wrote:
Richard L wrote:
~ In message <siJGg.25412$f71.5181@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
~ "R K Pelligo" <richardkpelligo@yarwhoµz.net> wrote:
~ ~ Pete wrote:
~ > ~ Have you ever heard AM stereo?
~ ~ Actually, no!
~ It was tried over here years ago -- on an ILR in the East of England,
~ > ~ It's a waste of time which is why no
~ > ~ one really uses it. DAB sounds better and that leaves a lot to be
~ > ~ desired.
~ ~ Must be really grim then. So why do the US use it? Must be coz they
~ ~ haven't got D A B ;-)
~ It's more because they don't have national FM networks there, and you
~ go out of FM coverage if you drive in any direction for more than a
~ few miles. AM stereo would sound worse in Europe because of our
~ restricted AM bandwidth.
My experience of FM in the US was quite good with their TX masts on top
of some huge skyscraper! I would imagine they use environmentally
incorrect power levels too :)
Are you saying that the 10kHz channel spacing they have (against our 9)
is enough for stereo?
Don't they have Google where you live?! ;-)
(first hit when searching for "AM stereo" on digital spy)
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