Do any of you still listen to a radio? (Let me know if you don't know what a radio is. :) )

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I listen to a radio in the car and in my office. And I sometimes wear hearing protectors that have a radio built in. Occasionally listen to vinyl or CD's in my office but usually broadcast radio.

Do you think AM/FM radio stations will wither away any time soon?
 

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I hope commercial radio will die. I haven't listened to more than 5 minutes of commercial radio since the early 1980's. With the exception of Cardinal ball games that the wife must listen to. I absolutely detest modern advertising. It's insulting and an attack upon us.

I have a huge vinyl record collection, a little of which had been ripped to flac files. I got rid of all my CD's unless they were included in a record album. That might be three. MP3's make my teeth hurt.
 

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I listened to NPR while painting a house last month, but that was the first time in a long while. Like Carlos, I prefer listening to music (lossless). I do listen to some podcasts, and I skip through all the ads.
 

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I also listen in the car, and 'wait wait, don't tell me' on NPR. Most of my other listening is WQXR and the BBC on the computer. In 'the old days' I listened a lot more, especially shortwave.
 

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I don't listen to regular broadcast AM or FM as much as I did beck in the 60's through the 70's. I now mostly stream programs off the internet in my shop and listen to SiriusXM in my car. However, it does disgust me that I pay for the Sirius streaming and still get advertisements on the news channels.

I do crank up my dilapidated antique sound system every Sunday evening to listen to a special program on my local classic rock station. It's called "Dead Air" with Mello Matt. Matt queues up jam band music for the first hour and Grateful Dead for the second hour. On Monday night Greg Martin of the Kentucky Headhunters hosts three hours of "Blues you can Use." He calls it the "Lowdown Hoedown." The programs can be found here if interested: Shows - D93 WDNS - Bowling Green's Classic Rock

I used to listen to a lot of shortwave radio at night back during the height of the Radio Moscow, Radio Havana, and Deutsche Wella days but the best programming has left shortwave for online streaming. Shortwave is all but useless now as far as I'm concerned.

Can't stand NPR but that's another story probably left alone. I stopped listening decades ago.
 

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I listen to the "radio" anytime I'm in the car. It's mostly streamed items from my phone apps - music, podcasts, bible scripture, etc. I'll occasionally tune in to local radio stations to get info on happenings in my area, but I don't ever listen to the propaganda they call "news" on the MSM affiliates.
 

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I don't listen to regular broadcast AM or FM as much as I did beck in the 60's through the 70's. I now mostly stream programs off the internet in my shop and listen to SiriusXM in my car. However, it does disgust me that I pay for the Sirius streaming and still get advertisements on the news channels.

I do crank up my dilapidated antique sound system every Sunday evening to listen to a special program on my local classic rock station. It's called "Dead Air" with Mello Matt. Matt queues up jam band music for the first hour and Grateful Dead for the second hour. On Monday night Greg Martin of the Kentucky Headhunters hosts three hours of "Blues you can Use." He calls it the "Lowdown Hoedown." The programs can be found here if interested: Shows - D93 WDNS - Bowling Green's Classic Rock

I used to listen to a lot of shortwave radio at night back during the height of the Radio Moscow, Radio Havana, and Deutsche Wella days but the best programming has left shortwave for online streaming. Shortwave is all but useless now as far as I'm concerned.

Can't stand NPR but that's another story probably left alone. I stopped listening decades ago.
I still occasionally listen WKU 88.9 FM for things like Barren River Breakdown. And, I listen to both AM and FM, especially 89.5 FM out of Murfreesboro foe Webb Wilder's show.
 

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I listen in my car and work truck. But when I work I usually use my phone as a music player or listen to podcasts.
 

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Just finished cutting my grass. I was listening to Clay and Buck on iHeart radio.
I listen to Walton & Johnson and Glenn Beck while I walk the dog.
(on AirPods of course.)
Damn, I miss Rush!
 

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I listen to the XM when I work. I was fortunate enough to get a lifetime subscription for my radio in 2005, so as long as the radio lasts, the free XM lasts.
 
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