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AM Radio, To Be Phased Out in 2012?

Is AM Radio Dying?

I recently asked myself this question? Where is AM Radio heading?

Half a century ago, aside from vinyl records, people listen to music through AM Radio. I can’t imagine
the quality, but FM changed everything.

It was way better to listen to songs on FM, because of the improved quality. Suddenly AM Radio became synonymous to NewsTalk radio.

Today, listener preferences have evolved, thus radio should too. We now have HD Radio which offers clearer and crispier sound than traditional FM.

Should AM Radio remain as that low quality, “static-noised” medium?

In the US, we now hear a number of AM stations simulcasting and even broadcasting independently on the FM Band. Continue reading AM Radio, To Be Phased Out in 2012?