Cable FM Reception
Mon Nov 17 18:22:06 EST 2003
On Sun, 16 Nov 2003 16:14:18 -0800 "Peter Q. George"
How? Easy! FM Cable!
> Back in the 1970's Albany/Schenectady and Troy were
> already wired for cable, for years. One of the
> perks with cable TV was that it came with all-band
> reception, usually from an non-DA receive antenna
> system located at the "headend".
Whatever happened to that? I discovered that existed
fairly late, when I heard about it in NJ and out of
curiosity hooked the cable line up to my stereo and
found it, complete with a stereo feed of MTV's audio
on 89.5 FM. But then a couple years later the cable
company was taken over, and after that takeover there
was no more FM reception to be had thru cable. I
thought I heard somewhere that a law was passed in the
late 80s/early 90s that banned "Cable FM," so to
speak, but don't know for sure. Anybody here know
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