WiFi has integrated into our lives to an unforeseen level as a tool for knowledge and entertainment but it doesn’t travel very far. All of our CC Vector systems must have a “line-of-site” view to the host router to work. If you have a remote garage, greenhouse or guesthouse you may be faced with the […]
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We’ve received a lot of emails and several comments about the confusion surrounding “internet radio”. What is it? How does it work? How do I pick the right radio? So we put together some of the pros and cons and then a few additional considerations. In this post, we aren’t recommending one particular radio over another but rather giving you some points to consider when making your decision so you can pick the right product for you.
First, let’s establish that there is a pre-requisite to using WiFi Internet radio –
- You need to have a high speed internet connection. Most internet radios will work on WiFi or with a direct Ethernet connection (that network jack on the back of the radio that provides a connection to the router. Sometimes a USB to Ethernet adapter might be necessary.).
Let’s jump into the benefits for you as a listener – Continue Reading
This is the month to reflect on all that we have and what we are truly grateful for, to get in the spirit we wanted to find out which radio show, host or station you are most thankful for! Enter in the comments below and be entered to win the product of your choice (excluding […]
Shortwave radio is a radio transmission using shortwave frequencies, generally 1.6–30 MHz (187.4–10.0 m), just above the medium wave AM broadcast band. Many of SW’s properties are similar to AM like the ability for the signal to travel long distances. Since the early 1900’s, there have been significant advances in radio. One of the biggest advances that has […]
Can you separate radio from other media in the role it has played in elections? Before radio or television were available, the only way for voters to see or hear a political candidate was if a special train tour happened to stop in their hometown. The candidates would give short speeches from the back of […]
Seems like this would be a really easy question to answer, but there are so many variables and pieces to this puzzle that it can sometimes become overwhelming. We’re here to help you break it down and simplify the process. You’ll want to answer a few questions to get you started on the right path: […]
Frankly, I had about given up on listening to the radio. My favorite local sports talk show had turned into non-stop commercials for a weight loss clinic, with the host swearing, “I’ve lost 80 pounds in the past two weeks on the Speedy Diet Program, without exercise, and I’m eating hot fudge sundaes for breakfast, […]