Castanet radio

Castanet radio

Postby maryjane48 » Oct 17th, 2017, 10:14 am

congrats to castanet on getting radio going. love the oldies music :130:

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Re: Castanet radio

Postby gman313 » Oct 17th, 2017, 10:39 am

Power 104 or nothing for me :)

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Re: Castanet radio

Postby Bsuds » Oct 17th, 2017, 11:46 am

If that's what they want to do good for them but does nothing for me.

Listening to Radio just does nothing for me anymore.
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Re: Castanet radio

Postby GordonH » Oct 17th, 2017, 11:56 am

I haven't listened to local radio since the mid 90s, this will not change that. Good luck though
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Re: Castanet radio

Postby WalterWhite » Oct 17th, 2017, 12:08 pm

Bsuds wrote:If that's what they want to do good for them but does nothing for me.

Listening to Radio just does nothing for me anymore.


I have to agree. I was very surprised at this news when it first came to light, as I personally think mainstream radio is going the way of the daily newspaper. iTunes and the myriad of other digital music, podcasts and satellite radio has all but eliminated the one aspect any radio listener hates, yet stations rely on as their lifeblood - commercial advertising. I have yet to meet anyone that happily listened to the barage on ones auditory senses listening to Tony Peyton peddle the wares for Aaaaaandre's Electronics. Sure it's catchy - it's also a shining example of what drives many away from mainstream radio, and I haven't tuned in for years.

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Re: Castanet radio

Postby OldIslander » Oct 17th, 2017, 12:34 pm

GordonH wrote:I haven't listened to local radio since the mid 90s, this will not change that. Good luck though

Yes, ditto....! And it's pretty easy to understand why -- the barrage of annoying ads. I have all the music I want on my phone, tablet, and PC -- all three can transmit wirelessly to ear buds. And we get most of our news the same way -- on-line. I used to listen to a lot of talk radio, but again, you get a few minutes of talk -- then several minutes of repetitive ads. The US PBS is a nice exception -- still listen to that occasionally...
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Re: Castanet radio

Postby maryjane48 » Oct 17th, 2017, 1:18 pm

i listen to local radio because its local . and there will always be a need for emergency broadcasts

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Re: Castanet radio

Postby Bsuds » Oct 17th, 2017, 3:23 pm

maryjane48 wrote:i listen to local radio because its local . and there will always be a need for emergency broadcasts


They are thinking of emergency texts to replace those.

Other than in your car who even has a radio anymore?
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Re: Castanet radio

Postby MAPearce » Oct 17th, 2017, 3:54 pm

maryjane48 wrote:congrats to castanet on getting radio going. love the oldies music :130:


Great ... ANOTHER "oldies " station .... Who needs to hear that crap again ?

Power 104 is the closest one that ISN'T one .
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Re: Castanet radio

Postby just popping in » Oct 17th, 2017, 5:12 pm

Bsuds wrote:Other than in your car who even has a radio anymore?


I do.

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Re: Castanet radio

Postby Catsumi » Oct 17th, 2017, 5:26 pm

I listen to newscasts on my ipad radio. Also download podcasts like Quirks-quarks, Stuff You Should Know, CBC interviews of authors and other stuff that appeals to me. Commercial free.
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Re: Castanet radio

Postby GordonH » Oct 17th, 2017, 5:34 pm

GordonH wrote:I haven't listened to local radio since the mid 90s, this will not change that. Good luck though

OldIslander wrote:Yes, ditto....! And it's pretty easy to understand why -- the barrage of annoying ads. I have all the music I want on my phone, tablet, and PC -- all three can transmit wirelessly to ear buds. And we get most of our news the same way -- on-line. I used to listen to a lot of talk radio, but again, you get a few minutes of talk -- then several minutes of repetitive ads. The US PBS is a nice exception -- still listen to that occasionally...


Between the thousands of songs on my computer and online commercial free music or Shaws Stingray choices. Why do I want to listen to commercial radio
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Re: Castanet radio

Postby lightspeed » Oct 17th, 2017, 5:41 pm

MAPearce wrote:
maryjane48 wrote:congrats to castanet on getting radio going. love the oldies music :130:


Great ... ANOTHER "oldies " station .... Who needs to hear that crap again ?

Power 104 is the closest one that ISN'T one .


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Re: Castanet radio

Postby maryjane48 » Oct 17th, 2017, 7:01 pm

most of kelowna is old rightwingers . why would they not like oldies music. it can remind them of when canada thought of itself a white as wonder bread. the good old days when old stock canadians were terrorising the first nations folks :130:
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Re: Castanet radio

Postby voice of reason » Oct 17th, 2017, 7:51 pm

i turn my radio on at work so i dont go mad. im not really listening to it but it drowns out thew other guys radio with sun fm on it all day. i would rather listen to the air compressor than sun fm.

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