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Offline Pigmeat

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Re: Swiss To Shut Down FM
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2019, 2313 UTC »
No need to worry, I'm a first class yodeler. I picked it up from old Jimmy Rodgers 78's.

How much do they pay, tax free? I'll also need food, housing, and a top of the line Mercedes to tool around in. I'm top drawer talent, I don't come cheap.

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Re: Swiss To Shut Down FM
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2019, 0042 UTC »
Huh... It doesn't say what will be in place of broadcasting, unless I've missed something. Hmmmmmmm... Something for FM pirates to look forwards too?
I can't decide upon what's worst, young and stupid, or old and chemically dumbed down.

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Re: Swiss To Shut Down FM
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2019, 0102 UTC »
I read it a few times to understand...

FM VHF is going away and they will be forced to DAB+. One can guess that DAB+ over there is in a different band.

Its not a well written article, which is commonplace today in the media.

So it appears that pirates will have a nice place to hang out, unofficially.

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Re: Swiss To Shut Down FM
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2019, 1722 UTC »
DAB over there runs in the ~175 MHz range, what we used to call VHF high or band III.

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« Last Edit: September 13, 2019, 1904 UTC by redhat »
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Re: Swiss To Shut Down FM
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2019, 2240 UTC »
One can guess that DAB+ over there is in a different band.

Its not a well written article, which is commonplace today in the media.

I guess a prerequisite is that you would have to know that DAB+ and FM are different ...somehow. (A different frequency, mode, etc.) However, given that this is Radioworld, which is aimed at those in the radio business, I suppose that it's not too much of a stretch to expect that.
Just somebody with a radio, a computer and a pair of headphones...

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Re: Swiss To Shut Down FM
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2019, 0244 UTC »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mS15kF-58-Q

Pigmeat in concert with Nanci Griffith.

No need to worry, I'm a first class yodeler. I picked it up from old Jimmy Rodgers 78's.

How much do they pay, tax free? I'll also need food, housing, and a top of the line Mercedes to tool around in. I'm top drawer talent, I don't come cheap.

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Re: Swiss To Shut Down FM
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2019, 1237 UTC »
Al your jealousy of me borders on the obsessive. Please get help, if not for yourself, for your flock of kids.

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Re: Swiss To Shut Down FM
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2019, 1413 UTC »
given that Radioworld, is a mouthpiece for the radio business, it crows about NAB lobbyists paying $62.8 Million for a new building to be "closer to Capitol Hill and also closer to (federal) agencies"!
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Re: Swiss To Shut Down FM
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2019, 1427 UTC »
You'll love pigmeats rider.
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Re: Swiss To Shut Down FM
« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2019, 0344 UTC »
You'll love pigmeats rider.

My only rider in Europe is Salma Hayek. She's married to an old French bazillionaire who can't get it up with a crane.