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Stupid question of the day ... AM radio...

Discussion in 'Model 3: User Interface' started by notmyfirstEV, Dec 15, 2019.

  1. notmyfirstEV

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    Ok after a few months of owning the car, and admitting its not my daily car, its my wife's, I have no idea how to tune the damn radio to an AM station. Yes ... some of us still want to hear talk radio (or sports!) and I have been unable to figure this out. So once your done laughing or "/facepalm" and you know the answer, can you please help an old guy out? :)

    Thank you!
     
  2. jkcheng122

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    Look up the station you want to listen. The 3 doesn't have AM, but it does have HD FM. A lot of the AM stations are available on the 2ndary channels of HD FM stations.
     
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  4. notmyfirstEV

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    Well, at least I don't feel as stupid looking for something that can't be found lol.

    Thank you for the quick replies.
     
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  5. RTPEV

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    Look for it on TunedIn. There are lots of radio stations there.
     
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    You can search for the AM station on Tune-In, then favorite it. The stations then show up on your radio screen. Because it's streaming it takes about 5 seconds to connect to the station. You'll most likely get a short ad that plays first, but the little secret is that if you press the stations preset button again it should by-pass the ad and take you directly to the station.
     
  7. Matsayz

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    Yeah no AM radio on the Model 3. But you can probably stream your station via Bluetooth to the car.
     
  8. Kurt'sX

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    Driving a 2016 Model X with a premium sound package.....and sure enough, no AM radio available. Found it unfortunate because here in the Pacific Northwest our weather/road conditions activate the weather warning system which directs drivers to tune in on an AM radio station.
     
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    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    AM radio? Is that really A.M. radio - radio you listen to in the morning? P.M. Radio is the other half of the day? We don't need to stinkin' A.M. radio.
     
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    Not sure which part of California you are in or which stations you are looking for, but in So Cal, I have found KNX (KRTH HD-2) and KLAC (Dodgers radio) can be found on KYSR-HD2 (Alt 98.7). If elsewhere or different stations are desired, I'm sure a simple web search will provide the answers (look for your target station on Wikipedia and you should be able to find the answer there).
     

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