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Radiovet writes "what does adding an FM rebroadcast of an AM station have to do with 'saving AM'?" A good question. Assuming that AM all-digital operation works well, as it now appears it might, an FM translator for an AM is a bridge to the future of all-digital AM operations. If an AM station has an FM translator to serve its non-HD radio listening audience, a flash-cut to all AM digital may soon make sense with the increasing proliferation of AM HD radios receivers.
- John Garziglia
(7/22/2013 12:14:26 AM)   Flag as inappropriate content
As I recall, translators are to be used to "fill in" areas where an FM main station cannot reach with the main transmission but are within the expected coverage contour.
Sounds to me like using an AM signal to retransmit on am FM translator is a bit of a stretch. Good luck with that. It might be the answer you AM owners are searching for.

- Panama Jack
(7/19/2013 10:13:14 AM)   Flag as inappropriate content
One Small Step For Bud!
One Giant Step For Mankind!

- Ed Ryan
(7/19/2013 10:07:18 AM)   Flag as inappropriate content
I wish a speedy approval of Walters' application.
That said, what does adding an FM rebroadcast of an AM station have to do with "saving AM"? To truly "save" AM would require mandatory standards on all AM receivers being manufactured, enforcement of existing interference regulations and treating the band as a completely separate medium.
Today's technology allows a complete new study on the feasibility of 10,000 watts day, 1000 watts night for all AM stations with the few clinkers preventing this going silent after a cash buyout from the FCC. Vast areas of the United States in the West are underserved by radio because terrain prohibits FM signals from traveling very far. A series of full-power AMs would solve this.

- radiovet

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