Re: The Voice of Murdoch pronounces FM radio dead
- From: "BBC is highly dishonest" <dab.is@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2009 20:06:25 -0000
"Wolfgang Schwanke" <see@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
"BBC is highly dishonest" <dab.is@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
"charles" <charles@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
In article <uycYCsGO6thJFwAw@xxxxxxxxxxxx>,
tony sayer <tony@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
A few countries have hardly settled on at standard. And if they
don't they standard fit DAB radios in vehicles?..
Because DAB is unpopular.
it took over 30 years for FM radios to become standard in British
even then UK car manufacturers couldn't work out that a roof
'good thing'. The stylist thought it out to go on the wing -
This is the 21st century. Take-up can be rapid these days -
DVD and digital TV and mobile phones. How things happened 30 or 40
years or more ago is not a good indicator of what would or should
But many other formats have failed. Take DAT, DCC, MD for example.
And your point is what? DAB would definitely have failed by now if it
wasn't for the BBC's TV adverts.
helps a format succeed is that the general audience sees an obvious
advantage in it, AND that it has the impression that it's going to
around for a while instead of having built-in obsoletion.
How convenient you think that.
help to stall a format. Rapid update cycles which render older
useless do the same.
Steve - www.digitalradiotech.co.uk - Digital Radio News & Info
The adoption of DAB was the most incompetent technical
decision ever made in the history of UK broadcasting:
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