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Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Create Your Own Neighborhood Radio Station

I've always been into radio. I don't remember a time when radio wasn't a part of my life. I went to college to be a DJ, obviously had a change of plans after graduating.

One thing I've always wanted to do is to run a neighborhood radio station. Nothing major, just something that could go for a few miles and entertain some of my friends. has the answer to my dreams of finding a transmitter that can send a signal further than the length of a car.

The Mobile Black Box Eclipse-4000 FM Audio Transmitter can transmit any audio format - From virtually any source - up to 1,600 feet (500 meters) to any standard FM receiver within your home or office in full stereo It is compatible with : iPod, MP3 player, satellite radio, CD player, PDA, DVD player, PC/MAC, Desktop/Notebook computer TV and more! Uses include:

  • Transmit your audio from your notebook computer or MP3 player to your car’s FM receiver or any FM radio.
  • Transmit any audio format from your home computer, iPod or any MP3 player to all FM radios in your home, you pick the commercial-free play-list and PAY NO MONTHLY FEES.
  • Listen to your MP3/MP4 player audio through any FM radio receiver throughout your home, office or car.
  • Transmit your favorite audio or internet streaming audio throughout your office for you and your co-workers.
  • Transmit any audio from your satellite radio receiver to all FM receivers within your home or office.
  • Transmit any audio from your computer or DVD player to all FM receivers within range.
  • Transmit live voice or prerecorded audio to all FM receivers within range. Perfect for indoor/outdoor tours, real estate promotions, business promotion, church translation services, live auction, etc.
  • Transmit your favorite internet streaming radio station to your personal FM radio receiver or FM headset.
  • Promote your home listing or business to potential clients who drive by. Use voice or any pre-recorded message when connected to standard audio player or MP3 player.
  • Transmit your favorite audio from your computer or TV to any FM receiver headset without disturbing anyone.
  • Transmit all audio from your car PC (carputer) to your car’s built-in FM receiver without complicated wiring.

One of the strongest points I can make about this website and the products is that the antennas are sold here and that you're not buying a kit to put together yourself. Everything you need is right there, no need to shop at an electronics store for parts.

Click this link to learn more about the Mobile Black Box Eclipse-4000 FM Audio Transmitter.

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