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May 18, 2013

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Gary

Some of the problem might be due to KFI being an HD Radio (IBOC) station. I find their signal to be quite noisy unless it's tuned exactly. Inexpensive digital radios generally tune in rather course 1 kHz (or 10 kHz) steps, so it's often not possible to fine tune for the least noise. At my location, KFI often sounds less noisy on an analog radio that is carefully tuned than it does on a digital radio.

I don't have this problem with powerful non-IBOC stations like KRLA. I wish HD Radio on AM would go away.

RobRich

Have a radio with SSB support? If so, try using SSB tuning to ECSS the AM signal, preferably at a narrow filter bandwidth if available. YMMV.

Gary

I've never found tuning in SSB (or SSB sync) to work well for IBOC stations. It causes a rushing or rumbling sound on every radio with which I've tried this method (i.e., Sat 800, Sony 2010, Sony 7600GR, Grundig G3).

StarHalo

Yup, HD station = can't use SSB/sync, your signal will get mowed down by the rushing sound. A shame since I use sync frequently to get around interference.

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