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Saturday, November 28, 2009

Even Cheaper HD: The $35 Mighty Red HD Radio

Eric Rhoades runs the Radio Ink website (and the related printed-on-real-paper magazine) and he's been a cheerleader for HD Radio for a while while expressing skepticism about how it's been rolled out (to summarize, "ineptly".)

So he's decided to take the bull by the horns rather directly and offer an HD Radio (in reality one that's pretty much identical to the $50 Best Buy HD portable radio) for $35. He tells the story at length at his blog.

$35 is a bit more palatable than $50, yes? So here's where you can buy one - place an order now and you should have it in time to package up for a loved one (do count yourself as one, of course) for Christmas (or whatever Winter Solstice-time holiday you celebrate.)

What's good about HD? With HD, a radio station can actually broadcast itself in far higher quality on an HD1 channel, and offer two things that are completely different on the HD2 and HD3 channels. So the HD1 gives you clarity, the HD2 and HD3 channels give you choice.

Here's your link. Proceed forth with all deliberate speed - this deal won't last.

In the meantime, I'll keep trying to put something together for you to listen to on the lil' wonder...


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