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Old 11-06-2006, 04:30 PM   #1
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I think most people use 88.1 for their transmission, but this morning, ( I am in Montreal) I switched it to 107.7 and the signal was so much clearer. Even at high volumes, the sound had a good clarity.

What FM signal do most of you use?
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Old 11-06-2006, 05:55 PM   #2
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I think most people use 88.1 for their transmission, but this morning, ( I am in Montreal) I switched it to 107.7 and the signal was so much clearer. Even at high volumes, the sound had a good clarity.

What FM signal do most of you use?
If you are using a wired fm modulator does it matter?
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I'm not 100% sure on this BUT, I do think that the higher the FM FQ the better the sound quality. Not by much but I do believe this to be the case. DOwnside being that not many empty channels exist in that range...BUT use the wired mod then that should help.
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Old 11-06-2006, 06:45 PM   #4
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Hmmmm...

I have never heard that before about the higher the frequency the better the quality. I will have to try that out.
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I don't think it has anything to do with it being a higher frequecy, it is simply a channel with less interferance.
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I see. With a wiredfm modulator it shouldn't matter what station you choose then. They should all be the same.
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When I do use FM it's 107.7 from day 1. Just seemed to be clear of interference in the MTL area for the most part.
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I use 106.9 and have had nice reception with the wireless mod. Although 106.9 is carrying some station out of Ottawa I believe, I'll try 107.7
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Wired was a good choice. I have wired and keep my FM on CJAD for traffic.
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107.7 is indeed a good frequency with little imaging from other FM powerhouses, especially on the bridges. But as you travel East on the 15, you begin to pick up Vermont's WVMT next door at 107.9.
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