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Ban on MP3 transmitters is lifted in the UK
From: David Farber <dave () farber net>
Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2006 13:48:38 -0500



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From: Ole Jacobsen <ole () cisco com>
Date: November 23, 2006 1:39:24 PM EST
To: Dave Farber <dave () farber net>
Subject: Ban on MP3 transmitters is lifted in the UK
Reply-To: Ole Jacobsen <ole () cisco com>


Ofcom is legalising the use of FM transmitters that allow iPods and
other MP3 players to play through car radios.

The use of devices, such as Griffin's "iTrip", was banned in the UK as
their transmissions can interfere with broadcasts by legal radio
stations.

However, the device and other similar accessories for MP3 players have
been widely available online.

Now certain FM transmitters, which can be tuned to spare frequencies,
will be legal from 8 December.

[ snip ]

Full story here:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/6177820.stm


Ole

Ole J. Jacobsen
Editor and Publisher,  The Internet Protocol Journal
Cisco Systems
Tel: +1 408-527-8972   GSM: +1 415-370-4628
E-mail: ole () cisco com  URL: http://www.cisco.com/ipj



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