High Definition Digital radio (HD Radio) is one of the most significant radio advancements since the introduction of FM Radio. Now AM and FM radio stations can broadcast their programs digitally. Conventional FM radio is broadcast with CD-quality sound and AM radio sounds as good as FM.
HD radio works like a conventional radio. There is a signal origin on one end and a receiver on the other. Stations send out bundled analog and digital signals to provide audio audio as well as textual data like song titles, artist’s names, stock information and news.
HD radio handles incoming signals differently Normally, radio signals can bounce off objects, causing what is called “multipath distortions”. This is what causes the static on a regular radio receiver. With an HD Radio receiver, they are designed to sort through the signals which reduces the static, and other audible interferences. HD radio offers standard as well as High Definition. HD radio has a broader song lists with music that is more diverse including independent bands and artists, more talk radio, comedy as well as news programming.
How do I find the HD2 channels on the radio?
Can I hear HD Radio from my home town in another city?
What about commercials on the HD2 channels?