AM Station

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AM Station

A station that broadcasts using radio waves. The technology is simpler than that used at an FM station. AM stations dominated radio until about 1980, when FM stations became more popular. Even still, AM stations broadcast a wide variety of programs, especially related sports and news.
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According to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai (pictured), more than 1,000 AM stations took advantage of it.
Ally, 56, was managing director at Tay FM but is now in charge of all AM stations owned by broadcaster Bauer.
The fact that they aren't allowed to have their music aired on half the AM stations in the U.
At present drivers can only receive Metro FM but an expansion in the tunnel's radio infrastructure means tunnel management is open to offers from up to 10 FM and three AM stations thanks to a pounds 65,000 piece of new equipment.
Now Butler is spending about $150,000 to increase the strength of two of the AM stations owned by his Butler Broadcasting Co.
At the time you decided not to commercialise it because you felt FM radio was becoming more popular but you have noticed these days there are a lot of AM stations starting to come back.
The presets offer one-touch access to six preprogrammed FM radio stations, six AM stations, six Internet stations, and six personal music lists.
The boss of South Shropshire Communications, Mr Muff Murfin, has been building a mini-empire of four AM stations across the region.
TCT has reached agreements to acquire KVOK-AM and KJJZ-FM in Kodiak from Pacific Rim Broadcasters and three AM stations - KENY in Kenai, KRXA in Seward and KLAM in Cordova - from gubernatorial candidate John Lindauer.
Also today, Clear Channel and the MMTC announced that two of four AM stations previously donated to MMTC along with other equipment will be re-launched with new minority operators and executives.
In contrast, Blanco-Pi says AM synchronous boosters do not violate the competitive bidding processes and are "merely another tool that could be used by an AM station to improve and/or expand their coverage areas,just as an AM stations are entitled to use complex directional arrays, increase power or relocate their transmitter sites to extend their coverage.
An article in the March 4 edition of Arkansas Business incorrectly stated that it would be one of the largest Christian noncommercial stations in the country, but there are many larger AM stations.