Rush Radio rebrands as Boston Talk 1200

Wed Mar 9 07:55:48 EST 2011

Probably they DO count people who are lying in bed listening to the
radio--provided that they wear the meter while they lie in bed
listening. If you were to take the meter off before you climbed into
bed, you'd have to keep it close at hand near your bedside so you
could pick it up and set it back down every few minutes. If you failed
to do that, you would not be counted after a while. I've never seen a
PPM but my understanding is that it is larger than the average cell
phone, which means it is unlikely to be comfortable to wear in bed. As
a result, I think most people who listen in bed would not wear the PPM
in bed and therefore would not be counted for most of the time they
were listening in bed.

Dan Strassberg (
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "A Joseph Ross" <>
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Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 1:23 AM
Subject: Re: Rush Radio rebrands as Boston Talk 1200

> On 3/8/2011 9:46 AM, Dan.Strassberg wrote:
>> And the meter also contains an IC accelerometer. If the software is
>> still picking up the encoded IDs from a radio station but does not
>> detect that the meter is being moved at least every few minutes,
>> the
>> meter assumes that it is no longer being carried around by a person
>> and, until motion is again detected, stops crediting the listener
>> with
>> listening to any station.
> So they don't measure someone lying in bed and listening to the
> radio.
> -- 
> A. Joseph Ross, J.D.                     617.367.0468
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