What do you listen to on XMRadio/Sirius while camping?

Discussion in 'Campsite Electronics' started by NJGuy, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. Jflyboym

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    Had a spare cradle and antenna for mine and for some reason could not get any signal when I tried it camping. I was looking forward to cooking dinner listening to 70s on 7.
     
  2. chefaleslie

    chefaleslie Always looking for a great MOD

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    No radio or tv for me. I have carried an MP3 player at times but almost never pick it up. Much more likely to read.

    S'funny you should mention that. A number of years ago, in the time BP (before PUP) we were going on a camping trip that happened to coincide with a Colorado Avalanche playoff game. I took a radio and was not going to miss listening to the game that evening. We were on an open loop area with no real designated camp sites and the place was full. A few people had music playing at a respectful level but, at 7pm, something funny happened; every single person in the campground pulled out a radio and tuned it to the Avs game. Everybody had it on quietly but the sound was filling the loop. I thought it was very cool.

    The Avalanche won, BTW!!!
     
  5. Sumoman

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    I have a radio installed in the Evolution though I think that I will take it out and install an MP3 player. That way when I hook up the outdoor movie projector I get stereo sound

    Seriously I also don't listen to the radio, or watch TV for that matter. I am thinking since I have speakers installed I may install my old IPAD instead and load it up with music.... Hmmmmm, that would be a first for the portal I think, challenge accepted.
     
  6. piscoot

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    Sitting on the beach with headphones on or to add a little romance for our dinner time, it will be 1940's big band playing through Pandora app!
     
  7. turborich

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    If I can pull in a station that gets Coast to Coast AM then I'll listen to this at night while falling asleep. Otherwise I don't listen to the radio unless it's for the weather report. No TV or any other crap while camping. [2C]
     
  8. ill.plainsman

    ill.plainsman happy, happy

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    fox nation if rolling down the road. campside I'll look for a local station who plays oldies like barbershop,patriotic, and maybe more likely some soft country.
     
  9. Camper Jo

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    I don't have a radio. I carry music on an MP3 player with speakers. In the morning when I'm fixing breakfast I listen to Jars of Clay or Amy Grant. I like to start the morning at a peaceful pace.

    Happy Camping!!!
     
  10. dion

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    I had XM in my tow vehicle for a year or two. I cancelled it because I didn't use it much. While the music was OK, it has no local content. When I'm traveling, I like to hear local news, about the local city council, the local agriculture report, the local county fair, the local high school sports, whatever is going on in the area. I feel like it puts me in touch with the area I'm traveling through to know what's important to them. In the Four Corners area, I even enjoyed hearing the news and advertisements read in the Navajo language, even though I can't understand a word of it (except the numbers, which they recite in English). Occasionally, I hear about some local event that I want to stop and check out -- a chili cook-off, a concert, etc.

    So I have a small portable AM/FM radio that I listen to at the campsite sometimes. But more often, I restrict the radio use to the time that I'm driving, and leave the radio off while at the campsite.
     
  11. BratsMuttsNFish

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    Hits One
    Blue Collar
    Radio Disney
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    90s on 9
     
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    IPod for me too...prefer it to XM/Sirus
     
  13. Sumoman

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    I agree. One of my wife's first mod requests is upgrading the radio in the evolution to accept MP3 via Bluetooth plus a frame to hold our Ipad. That way we have our music at the touch of a finger.. No pun intended.
     
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    My tastes are pretty eclectic, and depends on mood, time of day, etc. Sirius First Wave, Spa, Coast to Coast, CBC.
     
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    Deep Tracks, Jam On or Spectrum...
     
  16. Srt4inliny

    Srt4inliny "It ain't campin if ya can't hear nature"

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    I don't have xm I usually listen to pandora or my iPod. I just bring my iHome from home and dock my iPhone.
     
  17. PaThacker

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    I listen to classic rewind, classic vinyl, lithium, first wave, and maybe 100/101 depending on the content during the week. I have the sportster 5 and boombox. Out of the truck and onto the coleman exponent kitchen.
     
  18. CREEPPINGCHARLIE

    CREEPPINGCHARLIE CAMPING RECHARGES THE HUMAN MIND

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    Only when driving, 50,60,70,80, other classic rock stations ,olde time radio. [8D] [PUC] [PUT]
     
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    In the car, we just have the factory installed am/fm with cd player. When it's just me in the car, I alternate between a talk radio channel or contempory Christian. With DH in the car, it's the same, or he may switch over to a sports channel. For road trips, we have a series of CD's, most of which are old country or southern rock. While actually camping, we don't play music much like we used to. On our last trip, DH did have the radio on, most of the weekend and it was on a sports channel.
     
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    Hooray for Deep Tracks!!! Awesome programming.
    Also: Underground Garage, and depending on mood , Soul Town, Jam On or First Wave.

    I miss Beyond Jazz. Fusion/Modern jazz station that was dropped with the XM/Sirius merger.

    An FYI for subscribers. Pretty standard procedure for me every year when my renewal comes due, I call and tell them to cancel and they offer a half price deal.
     

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