I'll be frank. This system may end up being adequate for my simple needs. It is very inexpensive, so perhaps I should not expect much.
But, the packed box does NOT provide a 75-ohm FM antenna, which is required to have ANY FM-radio reception, at all! This is simply unsatisfactory!
THERE IS NO MENTION, IN THE SALES LITERATURE, THAT A 75-OHM FM ANTENNA MUST BE PURCHASED, SEPARATELY, TO USE THE FM RADIO! I'm ANGRY at Walmart for selling this incomplete product!
The instructions mention a "pig-tail" antenna wire. There's an F-type female coaxial input for a 75-ohm antenna. The piece of wire provided in the box WILL NOT work!
What is needed is a standard FM dipole antenna with 300-ohm twin leads, and an F-type balun for the 75-ohm coaxial input. The TOTAL cost to provide these items would have been about $4.00 (maximum). But, this RCA product bamboozled the customer, and left him WITHOUT the capability to use the FM radio.
I will have to purchase these items, separately, if I want to use the FM radio.
Now, I could send this back, and ask for a refund, because the packed box is incomplete, but it's not worth it.
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