[CM] fm again

Juan I Reyes juanig at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Wed, 21 Nov 2007 10:45:51 -0500

Hi Bill, 

I never thought one could use power lines for this purpose. This sounds
really encouraging even for today standards and for the sake of sound.
For many of us FM radio was a big mystery (if not a miracle) several
years ago. 

Thanks a lot for sharing these notes with us.

  --* Juan

On Tue, 2007-11-20 at 15:18 -0800, Bill Schottstaedt wrote:
> > For an FM transmitter what it is the minimum length of the antenna for 
> > broadcasting at a frequency around 100MHz. ? 
> I don't know about antennas, but the "simple, non-technical" blurb
> inside says they're using the power line as an antenna; it actually
> says "just plug in and play". It describes FM reception as "every note
> from the lowest to the highest -- even delicate overtones -- with
> true-to-life 'in person' sound. ... No whistles, no over-lap, no cross-talk,
> only rich, glorious tone on a background of velvety silence".
> Geez, I want one.