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xm or sirius?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by paintandsk8, Jul 13, 2003.


  1. paintandsk8

    paintandsk8 Pushin' my soul through the wire...

    May 12, 2003
    West Lafayette, IN
    I'm planning on getting satellite radio but can't decide whether to get xm or sirius. Anybody have any insight?
     
  2. DigMe

    DigMe

    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    I thought this was a Harry Potter thread.

    brad cook
     
  3. whatever is cheaper
     
  4. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    sirius is more expensive by about three dollars a month. And they boast that it's commercial free, but it's just all music. Like a playlist. No live people, ever. no events, nothing... It kinda gets old fast. XM has better channels, too.
     
  5. ZonPlyr

    ZonPlyr

    Apr 29, 2003
    Pasadena, CA
    I really like xm. I haven't checked out sirius though. The only time i have lost signal with xm was when i was in downtown chicago, but as soon as I cleared the buildings it came right back. There are commercials on xm but no where near the amount that you hear on regular broadcast radio. I think i hear maybe 1 or 2 commercials every couple of hours.
     
  6. how much is xm a month?
     
  7. ZonPlyr

    ZonPlyr

    Apr 29, 2003
    Pasadena, CA
    9.99/month. or if you have more than 1 unit you can get the family plan for like $7.99/month
     
  8. fastplant

    fastplant

    Sep 26, 2002
    Connecticut
    As much as I hate when djs drone on, I do enjoy a little talk now and then on the radio.