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  1. They still haven't told us how the whole system...

    They still haven't told us how the whole system works now. What's the big secret? I have asked at several places and all I get is speculation. What's worse is that even the most optimistic...
  2. I am not experiencing any improvement in the...

    I am not experiencing any improvement in the Washington, DC area.

    Sirius reception is terrible here with many dropouts. XM is much better- - - probably due to a large number of repeaters.

    Can...
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    Matt The Cat - Sept. 13

    IMO one of the biggest losses of the merger was the Nightprowl show formerly on XM Ch. 5.

    Several people plan to contact XM on Sept. 13 to request that Matt The Cat be rehired. If you are...
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    Sirius diagnostic screen?

    I bought a new car that has a Sirius OEM radio.

    Does anyone know how to get a diagnostic screen that displays C/N & BER like the XM 207 code?

    Thanks
  5. I haven't been on these forums for quite a while...

    I haven't been on these forums for quite a while because I have just about given up. I have both Sirius & XM subscriptions and I used to be an ardent supporter but I have stopped listening almost...
  6. 19.3 million with terrible churn. btw has...

    19.3 million with terrible churn.

    btw has anyone heard about a date for 4th. quarter cc? Did I miss it? It was on Feb. 26 last year.

    thanks
  7. RE: phase out of receivers This has been a hot...

    RE: phase out of receivers

    This has been a hot button topic for me. We have two very valuable distribution systems transmitting very similar programming. As the company moves to renegotiate...
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    You are probably experiencing the differences...

    You are probably experiencing the differences between the XM AAC plus & Sirius PAC codecs.
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    Thanks for all of your comments.....and yes,...

    Thanks for all of your comments.....and yes, Dave99 is correct about the 0.015 charge at Fidelity....I made a typo on the first post in this thread.
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    What deal do you have?

    I read in the various boards about people buying SIRI at these low prices but that is a problem for me because of my brokerage deal.

    Here is how it works for me at Fidelity. I can trade up to...
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    Here's some more great mainstream press. Today's...

    Here's some more great mainstream press. Today's (11/20) Washington Post page D3 lists High-Tech Duds NOT to buy. Here is a quote....

    "The merger of former competitors Sirius and XM has mainly...
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    Yes, that is an excellent idea. But I have to...

    Yes, that is an excellent idea. But I have to wonder again why the good ideas all come from people who post at internet message boards and not from management.
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    In addition to all of the print stories in this...

    In addition to all of the print stories in this thread, last night (11/18) on the local TV news here(Washington, DC Channel 9, WUSA) there was a story about satellite radio listener discontent.
    ...
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    The savings are minimal. This can't be about...

    The savings are minimal. This can't be about money.

    Low listenership can't be the problem. Please read this ....

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Long_Tail

    That leaves two possibilities.
    ...
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    OK. This is a little long but here is my opinion...

    OK. This is a little long but here is my opinion on the erosion of value on some of the music channels.

    There are just two things you hear on a music channel…….the music and talk. IMO both are...
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    I'm not ignoring you.....I'm very busy right now....

    I'm not ignoring you.....I'm very busy right now. I'll try to get my thoughts together tomorrow.
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    Yes this is a good idea. In fact the various...

    Yes this is a good idea.

    In fact the various message boards on the internet have a large number of good ideas.

    Why is it that we get the good ideas from people posting on message boards rather...
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    The problem is that what is being trimmed isn't...

    The problem is that what is being trimmed isn't "fat." The value of the content is being destroyed. There must be plenty of synergies to reap without destroying the product. The decisions now...
  19. Yes no Igor this year and there wasn't any IT...

    Yes no Igor this year and there wasn't any IT either. Instead of the excellent Igor we get sound effects.

    No one is that bad at programming. They must be deliberately trying to destroy the...
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    Agreed! This should happen as soon as possible....

    Agreed! This should happen as soon as possible.

    I can't imagine any significant contract problems or technical problems to prevent this.
  21. rules?

    As we have seen in the merger, rules can be changed.

    The big problem is that none of the existing receivers can do this so the implementation would take a long time.

    That said, the...
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    Cramer protege & therefore a GS puppet.

    Cramer protege & therefore a GS puppet.
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    Poll: I voted no but I am running low on patience.

    I voted no but I am running low on patience.
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    Poll: IMO this is an issue for the SEC.

    IMO this is an issue for the SEC.
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    Yes, yes, yes. You are right & this is urgent. ...

    Yes, yes, yes. You are right & this is urgent. It is relatively easy to swap out portable radios in a few years if we have to. OTOH a radio in a vehicle is a real problem.

    Also IMO it is...
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