Phones forum

General discussion

AM Radio Cell Phone

by faiazkool / April 15, 2006 2:12 PM PDT

Are there any cell phones available with an AM radio? If not, why not? Is there a technical problem with putting an AM radio into a cell phone?

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: AM Radio Cell Phone
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: AM Radio Cell Phone
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
R U kidding
by birdmantd Forum moderator / April 15, 2006 2:42 PM PDT
In reply to: AM Radio Cell Phone

I think it went away with the 8-track player model.

Collapse -
RE: AM Radio Cell Phone
by Mozkill / December 22, 2008 5:54 AM PST
In reply to: AM Radio Cell Phone

i would say that there shouldn't be a problem. modern AM radios frequently work just fine with a short wire being the antenna. on the other hand with AM reception you have to stand put and you cant really walk around. also, AM wont work in buildings sometimes. also, the cell phone companies dont want you to listen to talk radio.

Collapse -
talk radio
by alexspecht / July 8, 2011 1:26 PM PDT

<quote>the cell phone companies dont want you to listen to talk radio.. </quote>


Popular Forums
Computer Help 51,912 discussions
Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions
Laptops 20,411 discussions
Security 30,882 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 21,253 discussions
Windows 10 1,672 discussions
Phones 16,494 discussions
Windows 7 7,855 discussions
Networking & Wireless 15,504 discussions


Want to see the future of car technology?

Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.