Bleeding Howard

As the number of listeners purchasing and using satellite radio increases, an unexpected problem is becoming a major irritant to some of those still relying on terrestrial radio. Many satellite users employ a small mini-transmitter to allow their satellite signal to be heard on their existing FM radios, and despite the limited range of the transmitter signal, complaints have begun rolling in to FM stations whose frequency is the same as the mini-transmitters that listeners are being forced to listen to Howard Stern or Opie and Anthony “bleeding” into the FM signal from some unknown location.