I am probably not the only person who listens to AM radio, so this might come in handy for somebody else. Back in the day, radios were AM only, and if you wanted to listen to your favorite programs you had to have an outside antenna. With the advent of the transistor radio, there soon ceased to be any way for you to connect your radio to an antenna. Most of the time, admittedly, the internal antenna worked well enough anyway.
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Thankfully, there are some simple tips and tricks that will help you get optimal reception with your indoor antenna. The frequencies used for FM radio transmission are very close to those used for VHF television signals, and an ordinary TV antenna will work beautifully with your FM radio or your stereo tuner. You can use either an indoor or outdoor antenna, though the outdoor variety often provides better reception. The AM Loop Antenna can be connected to most receivers by forming a single turn loop, about 6 inches diameter, using a piece of solid copper wire.
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Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now. The built-in antenna in most receivers — a coil and a ferrite rod — is not sufficient for […]. AM reception can be very difficult because of the inherent succeptibility AM has to electrical noise and other sources of interference.
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