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What's that radio station?

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The builders next door are listening to the radio, which is playing an unending stream of great 80's hits. This makes me think there ought to be a sort of Shazam service to identify radio stations. So, after listening to one or two songs and comparing with all other stations available on local FM/DAB bands this would tell you what station you were hearing.
hippo, Jul 10 2015


       That is not a bad idea.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 10 2015

       Idea, that is not a bad.
Voice, Jul 10 2015

       ...now playing Soul II Soul "Back to Life"
hippo, Jul 10 2015

       hmm... why not pick up the frequency from the radio, itself ? It used to be illegal to operate an FM radio on an airplane, for fear it would mess up the aircraft controls.
FlyingToaster, Jul 10 2015

       What's a Radio? - ha (actually I still use my classic Bush radio with no FM) and I will NEVER use DAB - crap, puny signal compared to FM (I have a great Roberts FM radio too - British of course)
xenzag, Jul 10 2015

       How do you know it's a radio station?
tatterdemalion, Jul 10 2015

       The real problem is that there are too many stations on the wireless. Why it was considered necessary to supplement the Home Service with crass - even commercial! - broadcasts is quite beyond reasoning.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 10 2015


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