September 23, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

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AM Listening Is Better Than Ever … in My Tesla!

What was once called radio is now referred to as audio. RF is being replaced by the internet. The delivery system may be new but the message still gets through.

Driving a newly minted Tesla Model 3, I have discovered so much about this new world.

For one thing, news of AM radio’s demise was premature. Yes, the over-the-air receiver has been removed in the Tesla. But the AM experience continues — and actually is better than ever.

The onboard TuneIn app provides almost all of my local AM stations, listed with station details, by format and location or listed by genre. Distribution by internet is more cost-effective and more robust. Forget static and noise. It’s digital! AM has actually taken a great leap forward. Try it for yourself.

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