Hope it works out better than the digital television transition in the United States in 2009. I went from having 6 usable channels to about 20 unusable channels and 1 usable channel. I bought a huge 30' tall 10' wide outdoor antenna, a good amp, and tried 3 different brand receivers before giving up and getting rid of all my TVs and switching to torrented content. I would be in the middle of a show and it would start cutting out as the clouds moved by. It always cut out at the most frustrating times. I also hated the huge delay required to switch channels. I would be so pissed if they made FM useless. I guess i'd have to get an MP3 player for my car and spend a lot of time keeping it updated with the latest music.
Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings: (7) Well, it's an excellent idea, but it would make the compilers too hard to write.