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HD radio anyone....

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by thebaker, May 23, 2011.

  1. May 23, 2011 at 3:54 PM
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    thebaker

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    The only mod is a hole in my wallet!!!!!
    just curious to see how many of you listen to HD radio?

    If yo have it, do you like it or is it not worth it?

    Debating if i should hook up HD radio to my alpine or not.
     
  2. May 23, 2011 at 3:56 PM
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    georgeandkanoa

    georgeandkanoa the point is simply this

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    is that something you have to subscribe to,
    my new focus can download music off the radio if its an HD radio station
     
  3. May 23, 2011 at 4:02 PM
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    paintdiddy

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    Hd is free and not bad.its better than regular radio that sucks pretty bad.I'm loving pandora radio on my iPhone thru the aux port. Pandora kills hd and regular radio.
     
  4. May 23, 2011 at 4:02 PM
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    I have HD...I love it! It is CRYSTAL clear...like listening to a CD. I listen to a local radio station that has three HD channels...their regular live rock broadcast HD1, a classic rock channel HD2 and an alternative channel HD3, and their sister AM station broadcasts in HD also on their HD4 channel. AM stations sound like FM currently sounds...no hissing or buzzing. Just make sure you are within HD range of local stations...they do not broadcast as far as regular FM. I would definitely get it if you are in range.

    No subscription...just need an HD radio to receive the signal.
     
  5. May 23, 2011 at 4:40 PM
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    georgeandkanoa

    georgeandkanoa the point is simply this

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    ill have to google to see who has it in my area
    thanks for the info
     
  6. May 23, 2011 at 7:32 PM
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    b2200srunnin Pipeliner

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    Its not bad. I just took a trip from mississippi to pennsylviana last week and got to finaly listen to some hd stations. Some stations carry a varitey of music thats clear as a cd withou the hassel.
     
  7. May 23, 2011 at 7:53 PM
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    I have had HD Radio for several years and like it alot. It is crystal clear and some stations have two channels. Well worth it.
     
  8. May 24, 2011 at 8:52 AM
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    Lots of input above that I agree with, only other thing to add is that I prefer HD radio as I don't have any desire to pay for XM/Sirrius. With HD, you pay for a HU/module once and it's done.
     
  9. May 24, 2011 at 10:19 AM
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    thanks for all your input everyone.

    anyone from the bay area have any input?

    I'm closer to pulling the trigger on the HD unit. :)
     
  10. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:14 PM
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    I just got my kenwood ktc hr300 HD radio reciever in the mail. This thing is alot bigger than I thought.

    Where did you guys put this thing. I thought it was going behind the dash?
     
  11. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:18 PM
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    Radio sucks, period HD, or other wise. I listen to what I want, when I want. A little Pandora, or even better, Slacker Radio apps.
     
  12. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:52 PM
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    I've heard some units will constantly switch back and forth between HD and standard FM when the signal gets weak. Personally I like using streaming radio like Slacker. Standard FM radio will not be much longer for this world. I suspect another decade before it gets pushed off and sold to the highest bidder.
     
  13. Mar 22, 2012 at 8:41 PM
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    :thumbsup:
     
  14. Mar 24, 2012 at 3:39 AM
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    I put the HD radio in the glove box for now. It does not suck at all. I have about 12 new radio stations. And now my deck has no problem picking up the information like song names and artists.
     
  15. Mar 26, 2012 at 7:57 AM
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    HD Radio is about the only upgrade you can get over "standard" radio. Works quite well if you have no desire to pay for a subscription to either XM/Sirius or to your favorite cell phone plan.
     
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