It is possible to receive AM signals without an antenna, FM signals, however, require an antenna to be received. The standard FM antenna is around 72 inches for the quarter wave length at the middle of the FM band. Assuming the radio is not broken, try checking to see if the antenna has become disconnected or broken. You can remove an old working antenna from another vehicle and plug it into the antenna jack of your radio to see if the signal comes through. Older vehicles all use the same type of jack. Newer and some imports use a smaller jack. You can get an adapter from an auto parts store or off the internet (eBay).
1). If it's getting any FM stations, then the radio is OK.2). If it's getting the strong (nearby) stations but not the weak (far away) ones,then check the car's FM antenna, the connection between the antenna and thecable, the condition of the cable from the antenna to the radio, and the connectionbetween the cable and the radio.
The range on an FM transmitter for a car radio is roughly designed to transmit a radio signal to more than 500 meters away in the FM broadcasting band.
The 1932 Studebaker was the first car with a FM radio. The Galvin Manufacturing Corporation was the company that first made radios for automobiles.
If your car only has a radio, you will need to purchase an FM aux tuner. This will then plug into your iPod and you will tune your cars radio to the frequency that is set on the aux tuner.
what sort of radio? alarm clock, radio in a vehicle, other? IF a car radio, what year make model of vehicle, and what type radio (AM, AM/FM, AM/FM/CD, etc?)
I take it you have a FM radio, if so you can get a FM transmitter for your Ipod, All you have to do then is tune your radio to the frequency of the transmitter .
One of the main differences between satellite radio and FM radio is that there is a cost for satellite and FM is free. Satellite radio also does not operate using the same numerical AM and FM channels as FM radio.
You would be using a radio if you were trying to tune into an AM or FM frequency.
A radio that receives Frequency Modulated (FM) transmissions.
AM radio is KHz FM radio is MHz AM radio can cover the world. FM radio can cover a county. AM radio is excellent in communication. FM radio is completely worthless, except for good sound quality. AM radio doesn't have as good sound quality as FM. FM is much higher on the radio spectrum than AM.