Summer time in all its fabulousness leaves much to be desired when it comes to AM Reception. We’ve put together the best tips we’ve found for improving AM Reception and reducing interference, especially reception on portable radios. First, if you’re having trouble receiving your favorite talk radio program – determine if you get the signal at […]
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One of the toughest places to get radio reception is inside an office or apartment building. Construction materials like brick and metal, and noise from computers and other electronics can all combine to make radio reception nearly impossible to receive. Besides the construction of the building, you sometimes have to account for your location in […]
Whether you are a casual AM radio listener or a radio hobbyist trying to hear distant or low-powered stations, there are many steps you can take to improve AM reception. Before we focus on a few of those steps, let’s take a look at a few myths and misconceptions. AM RADIO MISCONCEPTIONS Misconception: The retractable […]
Troubleshooting AM reception is a very common theme here at C. Crane. Many of us have worked here for years so we’ve heard a lot of different scenarios and helped many people figure out what will work best in their given situation. A lot of people are surprised at what we ask them to try […]
With so many changes going on in the world, we sometimes wonder how those big switches can impact our lives. For us and we’re sure for you too, radio listening is King!
With the help of technology, radio has throttled forward to incorporate the latest and greatest in the world wide web of talk & music! Our customers are enjoying these benefits with our CC Wifi Radio that has iHeart radio who currently is #1 in the nation. Following in #2 slot has come to fruition with the joining of two Mammoths. CBS Radio Inc. (“CBS Radio”) and Entercom Communications Corp. (“Entercom”) (NYSE: ETM) merged on November 17th 2017. Continue Reading
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This DIY AM antenna is best used outdoors but you can make it work inside by somehow re-routing the wires. It amplifies all weak AM signals, so a powerful local station might be heard over your entire AM radio dial.
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C. Crane started in 1983 selling AM antennas. We have progressed so we now manufacture a range of high quality radios of most types. We were one of the first U.S. distributors of Internet radios, but the vast majority of customers still prefer the instantaneous free convenience of radio. If you don’t have time to […]
Tuning in an FM station isn’t the same as tuning in an AM station. That’s why, when you have a reception issue, the first thing you’re usually asked is “Which band or station are you trying to receive?”. FM transmissions are line-of-sight. That means that obstacles between you and the transmission you’re trying to receive […]
Relocate your wireless router to the middle of your house. This is the most effective way to maximize your home WiFi coverage. If you have DSL or cable internet then it is likely that you have several other cable or telephone jacks in your house. Any one of these jacks can be used to connect your modem/router. It is not necessary to move […]