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SXM Free Preview

Discussion in 'SiriusXM Soundwave Cafe' started by SIRIUSaboutXM, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. SIRIUSaboutXM

    SIRIUSaboutXM DRC Special Contributor

    Just got a letter in the mail:

    Listen FREE for 2 weeks 8/30- 9/12
    60 channels:

    POP
    2 Hits1
    3 20on20
    5 50son5
    6 60son6
    7 70son7
    8 80son8
    9 90son9
    10 The Pulse
    16 The Blend

    Rock
    19 Elvis Radio
    21 Underground Garage
    22 Pearl Jam Radio
    23 Grateful Dead Channel
    24 Radio Margaritaville
    25 Classic Rewind
    26 Classic Vinyl
    27 Deep Tracks
    28 The Spectrum
    29 Jam On
    30 The Loft
    31 The Coffeehouse
    32 The Bridge
    33 1st Wave
    34 Lithium
    35 Sirius XMU
    36 Alt Nation
    38 The Boneyard
    29 Hair Nation

    Hip-Hop/R&B
    47 The Heat
    48 Heart & Soul

    Dance/Electronic
    51 BPM

    Country
    56 Willie's Place
    58 Prime Country
    59 The Highway

    Jazz/Standards
    66 Watercolors
    67 Real Jazz
    70 Bluesville
    71 Siriusly Sinatra

    Classical
    76 Symphony Hall

    Sports
    84 ESPN Radio
    85 ESPN Extra
    86 Mad Dog Radio
    87 Fantasy Sports
    88 NFL Radio
    89 MLB Radio
    90 Nascar
    91 College Sports
    92 NHL
    93 PGA Tour Network

    Comedy
    96 Laugh USA

    Entertainment
    110 Martha Stewart
    111 Oprah

    News
    112 CNBC
    114 Fox News
    115 CNN
    117 MSNBC
    122 NPR Now
    124 Potus

    Family & Health
    78 Kids Place
    81 Doctor Radio

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  3. MadisonRadio1

    MadisonRadio1 MadisonRadio

    Enough of my favorites are there. I can pull out my old Audiovox XR9 and give my radio a rest.
  4. Grüpsaar

    Grüpsaar DRC Forum Bum

    Must not.apply to all radios, none of my three old radios have anything available, left them on to receive a signal for an hour he last few days and didn't get anything bummer.
  5. goreds2

    goreds2 Well, you know........

    I told some co-workers and they are loving it. :bigthumbup:
  6. riskybzns

    riskybzns Well-Known Member

    I see hopalong howie must have pissed off the brass at Sirius since his channels aren't on the free preview.
  7. IdRatherBeSkiing

    IdRatherBeSkiing This space for rent

    I believe he is on vacation for the duration of the preview. Since this is aimed at former subs, they have probably already heard the shows being aired.
  8. Vols44

    Vols44 Well-Known Member

    Soaking up some fantasy sports on ch 210. Are Opie and Anthony still on XM 105? Started to get into their schtick during the last preview. Never got use to Ron or Fez.
  9. Grüpsaar

    Grüpsaar DRC Forum Bum

    O&A are on 206 now I believe
  10. Vols44

    Vols44 Well-Known Member

    Thanks, will set the SL-2 to capture some of their worst of the week stuff on Friday.
  11. riskybzns

    riskybzns Well-Known Member

    I thought they had 100&101 on during the other previous freeviews.
  12. Vols44

    Vols44 Well-Known Member

    Meh, O & A didn't capture my undivided attention. Fantasy sports contained new shows, some good information and plenty of listener participation. I'd purchase XM 87 if it was an option. It was good while it lasted.
  13. MadisonRadio1

    MadisonRadio1 MadisonRadio

    There would appear to be another free preview: Nov 17th-30th.
  14. Grüpsaar

    Grüpsaar DRC Forum Bum

    hah. Nice. My GF has my old sportser 4 in her truck. got to use it for 2 days before the last preview died. I'll let her know today that she has more time again.
  15. dlnester

    dlnester Active Member

    Sweet. I can use my built-in Sirius while on my drive from KC to Cinci and back. I have my GPS and iPhone chargers and didn't have a spot left for my XMP3 to plug-in. Problem solved!
  16. Vols44

    Vols44 Well-Known Member

    I didn't see it on my SL2 this evening. I'll have to do a shutdown after recording this evening and see how things go tomorrow night.
  17. Dragline

    Dragline New Member

    Is this just limited to certain receivers? The only channel I'm able to pick up on my car's built-in receiver (Sirius) is the preview channel (184, I believe). I left that channel on for about 15 minutes thinking my receiver needed to receive a "subscription update" to get the free preview, but nothing ever happened. I can still only get 184.
  18. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

    How old is your radio?
  19. MadisonRadio1

    MadisonRadio1 MadisonRadio

    I can get it with my 2005 XM XR9. Maybe it's a preview on XM receivers only but they usually do Sirius radios at the same time too.

    One thing for sure, I hooked up the XR9 to my soundbar, and it's very obvious now that my Edge and Onyx have superior sound quality compared to the older radio.
  20. Dragline

    Dragline New Member

    It's an OEM radio in a 2009 Ford.
  21. Grüpsaar

    Grüpsaar DRC Forum Bum

    My sportser 4 got the sub update yesterday, gets the free channels. Very limited selection. I was sad to see Octane and shade 45 were not included. Probably because they are both the flagship channels of their genre. Oh well, it gets mad dog radio, and that's the channel the packer game is on todaay, so that's good!

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