The future of AM radio

Sean Smyth
Sat Feb 2 23:33:51 EST 2008

Larry Weil <> wrote:
> 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.

Figured there were good reasons for shortwave not being a viable
option. Thanks, Larry, for filling me in.

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