RadioX is available on HD Radio thanks to our sister station KVSC. You can find us on 88.1 HD2 (in addition to 97.5 FM) in Central MN. All you need is an HD enabled radio. But, what is HD Radio?
HD Radio™ Technology upgrades broadcast radio from analog to digital. Broadcasters that upgrade to HD Radio Technology can provide consumers listening with HD Radio enabled receivers many benefits that improve their listening experience. Today, there are more than 2,100 stations serving local markets across the country with HD Radio Broadcast Technology. In addition to the upgrades to the original primary channel – the HD1 – HD Radio Technology enables broadcasters to create extra FM channels on the radio dial. We call these HD2/HD3/HD4 channels and today more than 1,400 HD2/HD3HD4 channels are available in radio markets across the country, thereby providing consumers more diverse listening options than ever.
HD Radio broadcasts are available subscription free. Only an HD Radio enabled receiver is required and there are many choices. To review available HD Radio enabled receivers, please visit our consumer oriented web site, www.hdradio.com and click on “Buyer’s Guide.”
HD Radio™ Technology is available or has been announced to be available on 28 different brands of new vehicles (Acura, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, GMC, Hyundai, Jaguar, Kia, Land Rover, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Porsche, Ram, Rolls Royce, Scion, SRT, Subaru, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo) These announcements represent 148 different vehicles with HD Radio Technology, a total of 74 which will come with HD Radio Technology as a standard feature during 2012.
To upgrade your current car radio, look for HD Radio products from Alpine, Kenwood, Pioneer, JVC, Sony, Clarion, and Jensen. New Personal Navigation Devices from Garmin now feature real-time traffic delivered through HD Radio broadcasts. These Garmin products feature HD Digital Traffic. Portable HD Radio receivers are available from Audiovox, Zune HD, Insignia, Gigaware, Cydle, and Mighty Red. For the home, you can select from many options, including Yamaha, Denon, Marantz, Sony, Insignia, Polk, Sherwood, Gigaware, Sangean, and Onkyo. Prices for HD Radio products begin at $49 and are available from major national retailers such as Best Buy, Walmart, RadioShack and Sears. Numerous regional/local retailers including 6th Avenue Electronics, hhgregg, Ultimate Electronics, and CarToys carry HD Radio products. Online sources include www.crutchfield.com, www.amazon.com, and www.bestbuy.com.