Clear Channel has announced that all of its 345 digital FM stations wil lbe linked with the iTunes online music store. In other words, if you live in a city with Clear Channel, you will now be able to take advantage of this feature. If you’re not familiar with iTunes tagging, it’ a technology that allows you to transfer a song heard on one of Clear Channel’s digital stations directly to an Apple iPod.
Let your radio be your guide
Here’s more good news for HD radio fans. According to the web site The Earth Times, ”Eight leading radio companies have formed a new joint venture, the Broadcaster Traffic Consortium, LLC (BTC), to build a first-of-its-kind nationwide network to distribute traffic data via radio technology. … BTC will use HD Radio(R) technology to broadcast real-time NAVTEQ Traffic and other location-based information to portable navigation devices and automobile in-dash systems. The high bandwidth capacity provided via HD Radio technology will enable consumers to obtain high-quality, up-to-date information including traffic flow and points of interest when and where they need it most.”