NPR and iBiquity have come to an agreement to screw the rest of us out of radio spectrum with a fourfold increase in HD RadioTM power levels. Here comes the interference.
But hey, it’s the future, that digital stuff, because it’s better. And if you are not on board, then you are a narrow-minded backward thinker not worthy of consideration.
The funny thing is, all of the bells and whistles and whiz-bang digital do-dads, Ipod song titles, and fancy acronyms do not add up to a nano fart. If there is nothing compelling listeners to buy the HD Radios,TM it is a dead technology. Here is a news flash, when it comes to radio listenership,
IT’S THE PROGRAMMING, STUPID.
That has to be fixed, then the other stuff will start to make sense.
What do I know? I’m going to go have a cold beer and put my feet up.