Is What Anne Korin Said True?

Mon Aug 11 08:42:11 EDT 2008

On 8/11/08, A. Joseph Ross <> wrote:
> What I do know is that my 1970 Dodge Dart had an AM-only radio, but
> my parents' 1977 Oldsmobile had an AM-FM radio.  Whether that was
> done because of a Federal regulation or because of increased demand
> for FM, I can't say.  I suspect the latter.

Your suspicions are correct.  AM-only radios were still "standard"
equipment in many makes well into the 80s.  An old girlfriend had an
'86 Suburu, and the factory radio was AM only IIRC.

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