Bootleg FM station East Corinth Maine

Brian Vita
Tue Mar 7 08:32:43 EST 2006

Bob Nelson wrote:

>There are some "Mini FM Transmitters" that will broadcast on any FM
>frequency while others only use 88.1, 88.3, 88.5, and 88.7
>In many cases these are powered by a couple AAA batteries, but I just
>noticed at the Radio Shack site that they have an "iTrip mini" that
>doesn't need them: "iTrip mini gives you the best possible performance
>because you can choose any empty station from 87.7 to 107.9....The
>iTrip mini does not need batteries. It receives a tiny amount of power
>directly from the iPod Mini", etc.
>I drove on Rt 128 in Lynnfield recently and heard signals, most likely
>from these
>mini transmitters, go in and out on various frequencies--including 87.9!
My wife has two such animals for her various Ipods.  One has a digital 
tuner that can be set to broadcast from 87.9 to 108.0.  The other is 
programmed by transferring a bunch of "songs", with such great titles as 
"87.9", "88.1", "88.3" etc., to the Ipod.  You select the frequency that 
you want and play its "song".  This is a really BAD feature in that when 
you put the thing into full shuffle, the "frequency songs" get thrown 
into the mix and it will change channels between songs.

Brian T. Vita, President
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