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AM:FM: TWO MUST-HAVE APPS FOR RADIO FANS

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TWO MUST-HAVE APPS FOR RADIO LOVERS  For the first decade of the new millennium, radio was divided into two distinct spheres: terrestrial radio and satellite radio. Terrestrial radio is the traditional ground-to-tower-to-radio wave stations that are picked up by your antennae at home or in the car. Launched in 2002, Satellite radio-Sirius XM in the United States– is a subscription-based service that offers 200-300 unique channels only for its users. But smartphones have create a third way- ... read more

AM:FM An Introduction

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AM:FM An Introduction  I’m not old enough to remember a world without television, but I am old enough to remember a world where my friends and I would sit in a hot car parked in the driveway with the radio blasting, desperately waiting for the next Elton John song to be played, calling in our requests and actually hearing our names on the radio and our songs played. I’m old enough to remember sitting at my uncle’s wedding in October 1979, hidden away in a corner, listening to the Orioles-Pirates ... read more

AM:FM The Four Horsemen of Frederick Radio

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The Four Horsemen of Frederick Radio  If you listen primarily to DC/Baltimore radio stations, it might be time to give our local broadcasters a try. You’ll be supporting local businesses that advertise on their airwaves, get better local traffic reports and more precise weather forecasts. Whether you’re new to the region and don’t know these stations, or if you’ve lived here for a lifetime, this overview may help. Keep in mind, stations change formats regularly and you may not be up to ... read more