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I have a real real good friend who is the
chief engineer of a big local FM. He also works
for lots of little AM and FM stations. He
has been doing this sort of thing since 1978.
And mostly 24 hours a day, and 7 days a week.
We wonder about the eventual vanishing of
broadcast radio on the AM and FM bands.
My good friend has heard predictions from
5 to 30 years from now. I guess it will be
somewhere in the middle.
it’s not that I don’t care about it because I
do – but I am going to enjoy the radio spectrum
the way it is now. So I guess that’s today until
The changes that have hit “over the air” TV bother
me. But life is too short to let it get you down too
I still have my little Part 15 station. I still have my
little ham radio station. I still listen all over the
spectrum – it’s still fun.
I could get hit by a bus tomorrow. Any of us could.
So lets have fun with what we’ve got. If it starts
to go away – we can cross that bridge when we get