Still amazed at WSRO's Digital quality!

Tim Gordon
Sun May 8 17:35:03 EDT 2022

A major reason we stick with buying Toyotas is that they still have amazing
AM reception.

On Sun, May 8, 2022 at 7:24 AM Ron <> wrote:

> > Hybrid mode spews garbage over 30 KHz of the dial. It's also harder to
> pull off, requiring a lot more bandpass flattening than all-digital. And it
> doesn't sound as good; the stations I've heard running hybrid have all
> sounded "watery", like a 24 kbps MP3 stream.
> The only people I have heard complain about the "spewing" are radio
> aficionados and DX-ers.
> > A few years ago, my car was in the shop and they offered me a rental for
> the day. I punched up WBZ for "traffic on the 3s" and immediately realized
> the car had HD Radio from the "watery" audio I heard.
> It couldn't have sounded as bad as WBZ does now in analogue on todays
> (awful) car radios.     😉  AM radio is virtually unlistenable on my 2018
> Honda.

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