To me, just a listener, there are many more choices on FM vs AM.
I know even driving to Wausau,WI or Marqeutte,MI
or really anywhere, the programming, wealth of stations is on FM basically. Sports and News-Talk (mostly off the bird) is on AM.
Still, it's like the old song "500 channels and nothing on."
What gets me, is most of the AMs are running promos (read ESPN) and not advertising or psa's (many others) and not advertising! If it's that bad in AM/PM drive now, what are the chances in 3, 5, 10 years.
I grew up on AM radio. The next generation grew up on FM. The next generation (under 30) has no radios in the house!
Trying to find a radio (AM FM) at a store is rather problematic.
Too, as far as AM in the Chicago market, how many stations actually cover the entire market?
If/when AM radio dies, it'll be like the guy by the 95 year old, who just passed away..."I told you he was going to die!"
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