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Forgotten Radios [message #85725] Tue, 25 July 2017 11:15 Go to next message
Keven  is currently offline Keven
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Baron
I in all honesty forget that the radio exists most of the time. I only listen to it when I don't have time to hook up my blur tooth in the car.
Re: Forgotten Radios [message #85835 is a reply to message #85725 ] Sat, 12 August 2017 13:59 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Leot55  is currently offline Leot55
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Baron
I still listen to the radio, mainly during my commute. I have satellite radio but the sports program I like has just as many commercials as my favorite F.M. channel so I stick with what I know.

I suspect your right that it's on the way out.
Re: Forgotten Radios [message #85838 is a reply to message #85835 ] Sat, 12 August 2017 21:43 Go to previous messageGo to next message
gofar99  is currently offline gofar99
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Illuminati (3rd Degree)
I use XM satellite as well and listen to the programs that don't have commercials. I have both home and auto units. Great on long trips.


Good Listening
Bruce
Re: Forgotten Radios [message #85861 is a reply to message #85838 ] Sun, 13 August 2017 11:24 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Wayne Parham  is currently offline Wayne Parham
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Illuminati (33rd Degree)

I have three Zenith Trans-Oceanic radios. They're wonderful, hard to beat even today. I have lots of other models too.
Re: Forgotten Radios [message #85865 is a reply to message #85838 ] Mon, 14 August 2017 06:07 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Leot55  is currently offline Leot55
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Baron
gofar99 wrote on Sat, 12 August 2017 21:43
I use XM satellite as well and listen to the programs that don't have commercials. I have both home and auto units. Great on long trips.

I have a sub to Sirius satellite radio, do the channels match up with XM? If so, I'd love to know which commercial free channels you like to listen to. There are so many to pick from that it becomes overwhelming. My Sirius sub is good for a few years and came with the car.

What type of unit did you purchase for in home listening?
Re: Forgotten Radios [message #85889 is a reply to message #85865 ] Sat, 19 August 2017 10:54 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Kingfish  is currently offline Kingfish
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If you want to forget you own a radio while you're in your car, buy one of these:


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It's the new Tesla Electric car. Check the dashboard.

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Re: Forgotten Radios [message #86208 is a reply to message #85725 ] Thu, 28 September 2017 10:41 Go to previous messageGo to next message
GoldenOldie  is currently offline GoldenOldie
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Viscount
Have any of you kids ever seen a tubed radio? Just AM and just barely with a little static. My grandmother had one and it's the only one I ever got a close look at. Really cool in it's day!
Re: Forgotten Radios [message #86210 is a reply to message #86208 ] Thu, 28 September 2017 11:42 Go to previous message
Wayne Parham  is currently offline Wayne Parham
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Look at mine:
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