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Root FM Transmitter For Ally?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ShawnMichael, Oct 31, 2011.

  1. ShawnMichael

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    Is there a FM Transmitter app (not a hardware attachment) but like something from the Market that transmits whats playing on my Ally to my radio?
     

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    Pretty sure the Ally doesnt have an FM reciever or transmitter, therefore couldn't transmit over FM, if that would even be possible.
     
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    No there isn't. The Ally doesn't have the hardware to do that. Bluetooth is the only way that can be done. FM transmitters are only about 10 dollars at Walmart and they work really well.
     
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    For there to be an app, there has to be hardware for the app to interact with. AFAIK that are no phones on the market that can transmit to an FM radio without a hardware adapter of some sort.
     
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    Yeah, what tthey said
     
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    Whats weird is that they had one in an older LG clamshell phone a long long time ago. It had soft touch play buttons on the front of the phone and was designed for music. Although the phone was a peice of crap on the alltel network, I havent seen any other phone on the android platform supporting such hardware. It would be nice though
     
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    4g phones support it I believe. Some anyways. I always see permission files in cyanogen firmwares for fm transmissions
     
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    I don't think that's a feature a whole lot of phones will every support.

    From what little I know about pirate radio most "criminals" involved attract attention because their low-teck equipment causes their signals to wander into the Airband.

    The highest FM frequency that can be broadcast on is 107.9. That's in MegaHertz. After that 108 - ~140 is the Airband. It's specifically designed for civil aviation.

    "PLEASE TURN OFF ALL ELECTRONIC DEVICES" is especially important if your device has an FM transmitter. If everyones phone had one they really could cause serious problems on commercial flights.

    Pilots really do need cross wind speeds etc when they're trying to navigate a safe landing not third-eye blind wandering into their band as you steam from your phone to your cordless FM headphones.

    It's a nice feature but I'd rather it stay a separate device rather than a built in bit of hardware that accidentally gets called up when you're casually messing with your smartphone on a plane.
     
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    I like Third Eye Blind:( :D
     
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