This morning I had a chat on Radio National about the launch of digital radio in Australia.
Now, I'm a technical optimist and tend to be an early adopter of things like this - I still have a stereo AM receiver in the room for example. For some reason I detect significant scepticism about digital radio.
Perhaps the broadcasters are being spread a bit thin, perhaps local radio is all becoming a bit irrelevant in the face of streaming internet radio (which I've been enjoying lately).
I hope the launch goes well, but I'd really like to see some elegant receivers that do DAB+ and DRM (for shortwave). It looks like some interesting sets are coming, like this UniWave..