What is AM Reception in radio?

    1. AM stands for amplitude modulation and it refers to the transmission of sound signals through varying the magnitude of the sound carrier waves.
    2. AM reception refers to the extraction of the original sound from the modulated radio signal before playing it on a loudspeaker.
    3. While the long metallic antenna on the radio is for FM radio reception, the AM antenna is usually found inside the radio.
    4. AM reception is highly dependent on direction, therefore, you have to face the backside of your radio in a particular direction for good reception.
    5. The direction depends on the location of the radio station’s sound transmission tower.



Also read: What is FM reception in radio?