The Brits are switching off AM - should we panic?

DAB is almost exactly the same as AM and FM - it’s broadcast radio, received on a little box with an antenna. You don’t need a mobile phone, a data plan, or a SIM card. It’s just broadcast radio - radio as you know it. So losing the 1485 AM transmitter for BBC Radio Humberside is not, quite, the seismic shift that the doom-mongers would want you to get all concerned about. The station is still available on a number of other platforms.
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