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Forum: Speakers   02-24-2014, 07:08 PM
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Posted By afw7962
I have two sets of these speakers and found...

I have two sets of these speakers and found their sound to be the first speakers in my possession to render audio with some semblance of detail. Is something wrong with my listening preferences? I...
Forum: HD Radio   02-24-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,430
Posted By afw7962
As sad as the virtual non-adoption of HD Radio...

As sad as the virtual non-adoption of HD Radio may be, in its sacrifice, amazingly great strides in receiver design have prevailed. The signal processing standard,compelled receiver designers to...
Forum: HD Radio   07-15-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 96,890
Posted By afw7962
700 WLW Cincinnati, is the only AM HD signal on...

700 WLW Cincinnati, is the only AM HD signal on AM probably statewide. I can see it flashing trying to lock at night. I can get their hissy groundwave during daytime and they are nearly 200 miles...
Forum: HD Radio   07-06-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 96,890
Posted By afw7962
I don't know if I have a clip of their HD audio...

I don't know if I have a clip of their HD audio I might also not sure if it was miked via flip video audio or a direct recording from my tuner ( Accurian). Some might argue that CKLW was the most...
Forum: HD Radio   06-22-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 96,890
Posted By afw7962
I'm in Akron and I am sorry to report that the...

I'm in Akron and I am sorry to report that the Northeast Ohio market sports absolutely NOTHING in the way of AM HD. Looks like everything got yanked including 1260 WWMK which was the only stereo HD...
Forum: HD Radio   06-16-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 96,890
Posted By afw7962
It's been about been a good 6 and a half years...

It's been about been a good 6 and a half years or so since I unpacked my Sony XDR-F1HD which I first used at a place of work to decipher my local AM News Talker (WTAM 1100) that had decided to go HD...
Forum: HD Radio   05-18-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,146
Posted By afw7962
I don't think that you will have to be concerned...

I don't think that you will have to be concerned with "quieter HD sub channels" becoming a trend.. It does cut against the grain of maximized audio that the PD's generally crave. This remains a...
Forum: HD Radio   05-18-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 585
Posted By afw7962
I gave this just a little thought insofar as, it...

I gave this just a little thought insofar as, it took nearly9-11 years for FM Stereo in cars to be featured as a good "option draw" for the then AMC line of (pardon me) "fugly" cars back in the...
Forum: HD Radio   03-13-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 24,053
Posted By afw7962
Seven years to the day since JVC released their...

Seven years to the day since JVC released their first single DIN entry head unit and i still have mine going strong. I'm sure that many improvements have emerged. My original works fine in the house...
Forum: HD Radio   12-31-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,146
Posted By afw7962
I just want to add my two cents based upon what...

I just want to add my two cents based upon what I hear here in the Akron/Cleveland market. A case study is 89.7 WKSU Kent Ohio. They run 4 HD channels including their primary. Their main channel is...
Forum: HD Radio   09-14-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,083
Posted By afw7962
I agree that road noise isolation in an...

I agree that road noise isolation in an automotive environment , is key to enjoying the POTENTIAL for improved dynamics that HD Radio is designed to illicit. You should benefit from such sound...
Forum: HD Radio   03-23-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,445
Posted By afw7962
Greetings to all marketing insiders as well as...

Greetings to all marketing insiders as well as other HD radio enthusiasts. I don't know if I fell asleep under a rock for the past 5 years or so, but has Bose, the maker of those cute dandy and...
Forum: HD Radio   12-24-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,514
Posted By afw7962
I posed this question not knowing if this has...

I posed this question not knowing if this has been done. I do know that with even some modestly accurate speakers, you can hear the crunchy metallic overtones of high frequency detail on many a...
Forum: HD Radio   04-21-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,497
Posted By afw7962
WTAM has returned to digital operation. I made...

WTAM has returned to digital operation. I made this observation around 11:37PM 4/22/11 while in my car. The long missed flashing HD lamp followed by the solid WTAM lettering returned to my trusty...
Forum: HD Radio   04-02-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,497
Posted By afw7962
There are areas (spots in rather open locations...

There are areas (spots in rather open locations without many structures in the way) that I get 1260 WWMK quite well. I love their engineered "audio attitude" with slightly understated analog, and...
Forum: HD Radio   03-30-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,497
Posted By afw7962
Excellent! I figured as such They are real...

Excellent! I figured as such They are real soldiers doing it 24-7 and I've missed the stellar audio it affords me while listening to Triv and company during drive-time. Thanks for the inside...
Forum: HD Radio   03-25-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,497
Posted By afw7962
It's been a while. I didn't precisely count the...

It's been a while. I didn't precisely count the last air check that cleared digital lock at work, but I would guess it's been well over one month since 1100 WTAM AM was in HD mode. This 50kW...
Forum: HD Radio   12-16-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,435
Posted By afw7962
Neither of these units could every take the...

Neither of these units could every take the place of a HD car radio. This mobile environment is a poor choice for receiver comparison. All I know about is the NS-01. The selectivity is very...
Forum: HD Radio   12-11-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 974
Posted By afw7962
Simply stated in the header, 98.1 WKDD finally...

Simply stated in the header, 98.1 WKDD finally adds their song and artist data to their 50kW blowtorch here in northern Summit County. Their coverage speaks for itself. It seems odd for their not to...
Forum: HD Radio   10-02-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,739
Posted By afw7962
Point well taken DrDon. The WOW factor would...

Point well taken DrDon. The WOW factor would have been far more compelling to the marketplace, had manufactures and distributors of HD Radios been initially introduced to these third generation...
Forum: HD Radio   09-18-2010, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,633
Posted By afw7962
With regard to WKDD new signal placement, I know...

With regard to WKDD new signal placement, I know really don't know of the intimate details surrounding the practical coverage attributes as far as Cleveland coverage goes, but I do know that the...
Forum: HD Radio   09-03-2010, 04:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,633
Posted By afw7962
Upon further examination, I've discovered that...

Upon further examination, I've discovered that the new tower location is about 2 miles do north of my job site which by itself would provide incredible signal coverage. Their pattern is directional...
Forum: HD Radio   09-01-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,633
Posted By afw7962
Call me late to the dance, but I discovered that...

Call me late to the dance, but I discovered that WKDD 98.1 Monroe Falls Ohio had taken their digital signal out of service for several days which had me worried at first. Did they ever come back and...
Forum: HD Radio   05-15-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,721
Posted By afw7962
I'll have to agree with you, Speedskater, for I...

I'll have to agree with you, Speedskater, for I never heard their digital signal again without a few of the dropouts that remind me of the varying terrain conditions between my low altitude...
Forum: HD Radio   05-02-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,721
Posted By afw7962
My apologies for resurrecting this thread, but...

My apologies for resurrecting this thread, but with the looming HD power boosts beginning to take effect, I felt that now I could bring more clarity to thread thread regarding significant...
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