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pll digital?


jack

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With all the recent chat/hype about DAB radio- I thought to look at a Robers 'Digital' radio purchased about 5 years ago when digital was first mentioned.
I noticed that the fascia is in fact inscribed PLL digital.
Wikipedia gives many listing for Phased Looked Loop digital
But I am none the wiser is this Radio a DAB set or not?

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bremner

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No it is not DAB

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jack

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No it is not DAB

So tell me more
It was sold as 'Digital' at the time so has DAB come along since?
Will in due time this radio become a 'Doorstop'

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bremner

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It is digital tuning not a digital braodcast

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jack

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It is digital tuning not a digital broadcast

I recall building a kit radio/HiFi set about 30 years ago- a Sinclair- that had Phased Locked Loop
tuning.
It is buried in the loft somewhere I think.

oh well there is life in this beast for a while yet- so I wqont get too exited about it.

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anchor

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I think it will be many years before ordinary FM and AM radio broadcasts are discontinued.

There are just too many sets around.

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