Wishlist:Digital Radio

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FM/Digital Radio(DAB) Receiver

A nice feature would be a radio receiver: FM or even better: Digital Audio Broadcast (Digital Radio)

AM/Digital Radio(DRM) Receiver

This is something that gets left out of every consumer electronic device on the face of the planet. Why not include it for those interested in public broadcast frequencies, talk radio and news networks?

How about digital radio over AM: Digital Radio Mondial.

Multi-standard Radio Receiver

Or even better a multi-standard receiver. There are combined receiver modules available for DAB/DRM/FM+RDS/AM+AMSS, eg. RadioScape RS500.

Family Radio System(FRS) Radio Transceiver

This is just another standard. It operates on one of the unlicensed spectrum in North America (I think 2.4GHz). It's used for 1 to 5 mile walki-talky "party-line" communication in places like amusement parks, camping the wilderness, chatting between cars traveling in a convoy, ect. It's device to device.

Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP) Transceiver

The best would be generalizing the radio subsystem for multiple transceivers and one or more antenna's. I have no idea how difficult it is to partition signal among antenna. However a general purpose radio subsystem would allow international shortwave, NOAA weather, AM, FM, FRS, possibly DAB/DRM/FM+RDS/AM+AMSS, etc., and maybe more.

Linux already has I think kernel level support for some general purpose radio interfaces.

http://gnuradio.org/trac

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Software_Radio_Peripheral

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Hardware wishes warning! This article or section documents a Hardware Wish List item, the features described here may or may not be implemented in future devices.

FM/Digital Radio(DAB) Receiver

A nice feature would be a radio receiver: FM or even better: Digital Audio Broadcast (Digital Radio)

AM/Digital Radio(DRM) Receiver

This is something that gets left out of every consumer electronic device on the face of the planet. Why not include it for those interested in public broadcast frequencies, talk radio and news networks?

How about digital radio over AM: Digital Radio Mondial.

Multi-standard Radio Receiver

Or even better a multi-standard receiver. There are combined receiver modules available for DAB/DRM/FM+RDS/AM+AMSS, eg. RadioScape RS500.

Family Radio System(FRS) Radio Transceiver

This is just another standard. It operates on one of the unlicensed spectrum in North America (I think 2.4GHz). It's used for 1 to 5 mile walki-talky "party-line" communication in places like amusement parks, camping the wilderness, chatting between cars traveling in a convoy, ect. It's device to device.

Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP) Transceiver

The best would be generalizing the radio subsystem for multiple transceivers and one or more antenna's. I have no idea how difficult it is to partition signal among antenna. However a general purpose radio subsystem would allow international shortwave, NOAA weather, AM, FM, FRS, possibly DAB/DRM/FM+RDS/AM+AMSS, etc., and maybe more.

Linux already has I think kernel level support for some general purpose radio interfaces.

http://gnuradio.org/trac

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Software_Radio_Peripheral