[AMRadio] NPR, one solution for lousy radio


Brian Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Sat Nov 13 11:44:24 EST 2004


I have a few BC Band crystals available for that rig if anyone needs 
them.

Several 1288 kHz and a few others here...

On 13 Nov 2004 at 8:23, Larry Roohr wrote:

> Alan Cohen wrote:
> 
> >
> >
> > In any case, it is certainly a lot more interesting than the usual 
> > radio fare.  It sure beats the likes of morning drive blatherers like 
> > Howard Stern and Don Imus, the right wing echo chamber of Limbaugh and 
> > Hanity, the semi-automatic no-personality bad music juke boxes that 
> > populate the FM band, and 99% of the other garbage on commercial radio 
> > these days.
> >
> > Alan Cohen
> > WA2DZL
> >
> >
> 
> Amen. Hard to find anything worth listening to these days, npr is a 
> broadcasting breath of fresh air wether you agree with the slant or not, 
> IMO.
> 
> I've gone so far as to build a part 15 transmitter so I can listen to 
> streaming internet stations on my old radios. www.live365.com has the 
> Jack Benny show streaming, what a hoot. Also radio.grassyhill.com is a 
> folk music non-profit in Connecticut that plays a lot of local 
> recordings along with more familiar acoustic fare. I also run solo cello 
> music from a cd, sounds great on the old sets.
> 
> In case anyone is interested this transmitter is excellent and easy to 
> throw together:
> 
> http://www.techlib.com/electronics/amxmit.htm
> 
> It actually sounds good and gets around the house quite well. I built 
> the 'lil 7 transmitter earlier and was not happy with it, may have been 
> my fault but I didnt take the time to dig into it.
> 
> Larry
> KZ0E
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