FM receiver and Traffic Message Channel?
ian.stirling at mauve.plus.com
Tue Jul 24 15:09:04 CEST 2007
Sebastian Krause wrote:
> I'm wondering if there's an FM radio receiver built into the Neo1973
> or any plan to include in the future. At least in the wiki pages I
> could barely find information about that.
It's in the hardware wishlist.
traffic information signalling - if it's the same as in the UK -
typically isn't part of the small mobile-suitable FM radio chips.
> It would be interesting to be able to receive traffic information by
> TMC (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traffic_Message_Channel) because
> here in Germany that's totally free while other traffic information
> by GSM etc might cost some money.
> Of course eventually it would also be nice to receive digital radio
> like DAB (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Audio_Broadcasting)
> or DRM (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Radio_Mondiale). But I
> suppose these days hardware chips for that are just too rare and
> expensive right now to be included.
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