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a radio wave with a wavelength between 100 and 1000 meters (a frequency between 300 kilohertz and 3000 kilohertz)

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If the rise of cable television networks and the growth of independent TV stations during the 1980s paved the way for the tube's talk explosion, the unfilled air time on the AM band has propelled the expansion of talk radio.
Tuner functions include 12 FM, 6 AM and 6 ATP presets, preset scan, manual and seek up/ down tuning, stereo/mono and a local/distant switch, extended AM band, and automatic mono/ stereo control.
Despite airwaves dominated by right-wing ideologues like Rush Limbaugh and Paul Harvey, Jim Hightower's three-hour Saturday and Sunday call-in show is heard on 154 stations, mostly on the AM band.
In the AM band, in third and fourth places are John Faine, talkback host of 774ABC with 14.
1MHz frequency improves AM band noise avoidance and keeps the external inductors and capacitors small.
For one, the HD signal creates lots of noise and interference on the AM band for traditional analogue radios (like we have now).
In local radio during 1996, Don Imus debuted on the AM band and caused not a ripple, new rules of ownership shrunk the playing field, and music fans glumly awaited the format flip at album alternative KSCA-FM (101.
Opponents of regulation note that since the early Fairness Doctrine rulings, the radio spectrum has increased dramatically with the addition of FM frequencies to accompany the AM band.
sporting entity has wised up to the diluted AM band and skipped over to a signal where a freeway overpass or nearby cell phone won't interrupt an 87-yard touchdown run.
A unique-in-class telescoping antenna supports the FM band, while a generously large internal ferrite antenna supports the AM band.
KTRS does offer a powerful signal with its dial position at the strongest end of the AM band.
With this major tower improvement, WYLL joins a short list of powerful Chicago radio stations on the AM band.
It is available on the AM band in Beds, Bucks & Herts, Bournemouth, Dorset, Bradford, Bristol & Bath, Coventry & Warwickshire, Crawley & Reigate, Exeter & Torbay, Gloucester & Cheltenham, Liverpool, Norfolk/North Suffolk, Northamptonshire, Nottingham & Derby, Peterborough, Plymouth, Reading, Essex, South Yorkshire (Ipswich/Bury St Edmunds), Swindon & Wiltshire, Wolverhampton & Shropshire, Wrexham.
On the AM band, 50 new religious stations cropped up, bumping the total to 811.