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Cordy

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Has anyone got a 'WiFi' radio ?
I'm thinking about getting something like THIS

Not sure if they are Ok

At the mo I am listening to Classic FM South Africa version via my computer

Would be good to occasionally listen in my garage
 

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We've got the 83i and it's great, with very straightforward controls considering the range of functions. It works fine as long as it has a good WiFi signal.
Duncan
 

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I just use my iPhone, there's a free app called TuneIn Radio that's works pretty well.

I often use that for LBC, sports news etc while I'm in workshop.
 

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+1 for smartphone with Bluetooth connection to speaker. I use mine not only for radio but also music streamed from Spotify. And it also means I don’t miss any calls, messages or texts from the missus calling me down for my tea.
 

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I find it excellent . I've been using a Soundbridge Roku and Logik for the last 8 or 9 years. As long as your Wifi is good no probs. With the Logik the Wifi was an internal USB stick and I changed it to an ethernet dongle . Both worked well. Also have an app ( UK Radio) on my phone as well. As I am outside the UK I occasionly get a rights restriction but not that often, maybe with live rugby etc. Even thats fixable with a VPN. :)
 

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We have got a Roberts Stream 105 and it has been excellent. I understand that people use their phones now, but it is Nice to have the radio, the sound quality is better And volume range is greater.
 

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£170!!!!???? You know an Amazon Echo does what this does and so much more. Or use an app on your phone and connect it to a good bluetooth speaker.
 

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Thanks for all replies
Just ordered the above Roberts from John Lewis £169.00
Early birthday present from Mrs C

My mobile phone is only a pay as you go thing and hardly used

Listening to radio stations from around the world I find very interesting; especially places where I lived in a previous life :D

Still looking for Wi-Fi radio stations in Kalgoorlie West Australia and British Solomon Islands
 

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Roberts due today; will arrive between 08:23 and 11:23 :D
 
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