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Author Topic: Letter: AM Stereo Fans Must Present a Unified Front? RW rip...  (Read 471 times)

Offline ThaDood

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https://www.radioworld.com/columns-and-views/readers-forum/letter-am-stereo-fans-must-present-a-unified-front    Well, as long as it's not an emminece front. AM Stereo was a clear case where capitalism failed, and failed miseribly. Where it may have to seccede today is within Open Source, and there are Part 15'ers out there just running with C-QUAM AM Stereo. Is it perfect??? No, but for the most part that format did work, and to a degree, it still does. Today, SDR tech could be the game changer, since that's how many today are hearing AM Stereo, probably for the first time, is via web-based Kiwi-SDR's. I can believe that AM Stereo can be done via SDR tech on the transmit side as well. Just my take here, but is seems that hobbyists could succede where corporations have failed. Don't get me wrong, I'd like to see capitalism succede, but can capitalists actually learn from this experience? (Thank you Boomer, for pointing this out to me!)    (Huh... My Spell-Check isn't working, again.)

UPDATE 2/13/2024: Then, there's this...   https://www.radioworld.com/columns-and-views/readers-forum/letter-its-too-late-for-am-lets-talk-about-digital-radio     Eh... Not a good way to commemorate World Radio Day, is it?
« Last Edit: February 13, 2024, 1849 UTC by ThaDood »
I was asked, yet another weird question, of how I would like to be buried, when I finally bite the big one. The answer was actually pretty easy. Face-down, like a certain historical figure in the late 1980's, (I will not mention who, but some of you will get it, and that's enough.) Why??? It would be a burial that will satisfy everyone: (1) My enemies will say that it will show me where to go. (2) On the same point, I can have my enemies kiss my butt. (3) It will temporarily give someone a place to park a bicycle. See??? A WIN / WIN for everyone.