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# 196562 4-Jun-2016 11:45
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looking at buying a car radio overseas. Will the following work in New Zealand?




Frequency bands     FM: (MHz) 0.05MHz steps  87.5 to 108   


MW: (kHz) 9 kHz steps  531 to 1,602   


LW: (kHz) 3 kHz steps  153 to 279  


FM usable sensitivity (dBf)  8  


FM 50 dB quieting sensitivity (dBf)  17  


FM alternate channel selectivity (dB)  60  


FM stereo separation @1 kHz (dB)  30  


FM stereo freq. resp. @ ±3 dB (Hz)  30 to 15,000 

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  # 1565610 4-Jun-2016 11:52
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On AM, no.



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  # 1565618 4-Jun-2016 12:34
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Not disagreeing but what prevents it from working on am?


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  # 1565648 4-Jun-2016 13:28
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AM looks fine to me.

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  # 1565650 4-Jun-2016 13:32
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Oops wrong way around. NZ is 9kHz steps so it'll work fine. I'm used to people posting US radios that use 10kHz steps and asking if they'll work.



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  # 1565660 4-Jun-2016 13:58
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mb82: Not disagreeing but what prevents it from working on am?


Lack of anything worth listening to.


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