Bootleg FM station East Corinth Maine

A. Joseph Ross
Tue Mar 7 01:07:06 EST 2006

On 6 Mar 2006 at 13:16, Scott Fybush wrote:

> Sounds like it was coming from one of the cars in the parking lot.
> Most of the inexpensive Sirius and XM receivers come with FM
> transmitters built in, most of them set to the very low end of the FM
> dial. It's becoming a real headache for "real" stations on frequencies
> such as 88.1 and 88.3, who are losing lots of fringe coverage to these
> transmitters, which may or may not actually meet the FCC's part 15
> rules.

Why are satellite receivers built with FM transmitters in them? 

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