Globe editorial calls FM radio "outdated technology"

Garrett Wollman
Mon Aug 23 10:35:30 EDT 2010

<<On Mon, 23 Aug 2010 06:24:43 -0400, Bob DeMattia <> said:

>> [I wrote:]
>> There's also a (spurious) argument about receiving EAS alerts
>> (there's no reason the carriers could not be required to use their
>> own technology to deliver EAS messages just as cablecos are).

> True. the cell carriers could do this - but the argument is less spurious
> when
> you consider the number of times the cell phone network has failed during
> emergencies.



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