Low Power Radio on Amazon

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On the air for less than $10.00?

If you’re interested in trying low power broadcasting without any big commitment, the BH 1417 chip is your friend - a cheap, effective little IC from ROHM.
     The very good news is that this interesting FM stereo transmitter chip is widely available in a variety of ready-to-use-and-abuse forms from your local discount store or ebay seller.
     Sold as a "Car FM Transmitter Modulator for MP3 players" or some similar sounding name, these fully assembled (and often FCC Certified) transmitters can be an easy entry into experimental broadcasting. 
     A sound source, a windowsill and perhaps a tiny bit of hacking and you're on the air.
     On the downside, the range will be measured in hundres of yards, not in miles and how long these little set ups will last is anybody's guess.    
     But, we're talking about cheap fun for beginners here, so let's have fun!
     Most of these low cost, low power transmitters use some form of this schematic, a suggested starting point from the manufacturer. What's exciting about these is first of all the low price. As Mad Magazine used to say, "CHEAP!"
     Click here to see a sort of user review, some very minor hacks that increase range and random thoughts on powering this little guy with solar power

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Get on the Air with One Click, Buy a Transmitter Bundle from Amazon.com

Many hobbyists agree that the F-S variable power 0.1 to 0.5 W FM Transmitter is one of the best transmitters for the price.  Add the convenience of a selection of premium quality accessories and you can literally be on the air with a single click.
     No need to search the web for FM broadcast antenna, FM transmitter antenna plans or FM broadcast antenna diy, this great combo includes an F-S Electronics RangeBooster 2.0 Ground Plane Antenna. 
     Connect your antenna to the transmitter with your included ultra low-loss  (55.4 db/100m), 8 mm diameter,  rugged class 8D broadcasting cable and add your programming with the included 6 foot heavy duty stereo audio cable. 
     Necessary adapters are included, too - a simple and cost-effective solution to increase your range, minimize signal loss and maximize your broadcasting enjoyment.
     Peace of mind with the lifetime warranty.

Check out these reviews from real users:

• "All components of the bundle are high quality."
• "The Rangebooster antenna definitely extends the range"
• "Signal goes through brick-metal buildings and embankments as if they were not there"
• "The transmitter unit defaults to .1 watts which is how I've been using it."
• "I am able to get more range with the external antenna"
• "Set up was so easy. The sound quality was awesome. I love this transmitter!"
• "The transmitter works well given I am out in the 'bush' away from town"
• "Worked great right out of the box. Very pleased!!"
• "It is a very compact and easy to use transmitter with impressive stereo fidelity"

So quit wishing and waiting, quit struggling with inferior approaches and “Git er dun!”
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Bundle Deal #1: F-S 0.1 - 0.5 Watt Long Range FM Transmitter, RangeBooster 2.0 Professional Grade Antenna Kit, Broadcasting and Audio Cables ($300 value!)

Bundle Deal #2: 0.5 W Fail-Safe Long Range FM Transmitter FS CZH-05B + Rangemax 1.0 Antenna ($200 value!)
Bundle Deal #3: Fail-Safe 0.5 W Long Range FM Transmitter + 1/4 Wave GP Antenna Kit ($200 value!)
Power Blaster Bundle Deal #4: Fail-Safe RangeStud 15 WATT FM Transmitter + RangeMax Professional Grade Antenna ($400 value!)