The future of AM radio
Sat Feb 2 15:17:22 EST 2008
At 10:10 AM -0800 2/2/08, Sean Smyth wrote:
>Isn't CBC still available on shortwave?
Radio Canada International carries some CBC programming, but not the
same as a domestic CBC station would.
>Wouldn't shortwave be an option for those out on the ocean?
Yea, but I don't think RCI has the programming the sailors are
looking for, like weather forecasts. And shortwave propagation is
iffy at best.
>If so, are shortwave receivers that expensive?
Like anything, you can get a cheap one or a good one. A moderately
priced portable of reasonable quality would be around $150.
Lake Wobegone, NH
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