[blindreplay] Re: New Urls for Clear Channel Family Stations

  • From: "Petro T. Giannakopoulos" <petrakigianos-giasou@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blindreplay@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 06:25:37 -0700 (PDT)

Mike
Great report Mike. I am sure Applian will have modified URLs made to allow for 
stream capture to work.

ClearChannel is a monopoly in The USA.  


--- On Thu, 4/17/08, Mike Pietruk <pietruk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Mike Pietruk <pietruk@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [blindreplay] New Urls for Clear Channel Family Stations
> To: blindreplay@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Thursday, April 17, 2008, 8:06 AM
> This morning's banner at
> 
> http://streamingradioguide.com
> 
> sends shivers up the spine for those of us who maintain
> extensive stream url listings:
> 
> Streaming Alert
> New Clear Channel Player
> Clear Channel has switched to a new player that makes it
> easy to "tag" songs for
> purchase in iTunes. Over the weekend, we changed all 800+
> station links to the new
> player, even though some Clear Channel stations that
> don't play music have not yet
> upgraded
> The new player doesn't work on Macs and Firefox without
> installing additional software.
> The "Need Help?" link on their player explains
> what you need and you'll find the
> same link here (along with a link to the old player for
> now)
> 
> 
> 
> ok.  So what does this all mean:
> 
> (1)  The new form for the streaming url of a CC family
> station is as follows:
> 
> station's website address
> 
> plus
> 
> /cc-common/ondemand/player.html?world=st
> 
> 
> 
> Ok.  So I tested and verified this on the following
> stations:
> 
> 
> wfxj, Jacksonville, FL  -- am 930, Sports Foxx plus local
> http://www.930wfxj.com/cc-common/ondemand/player.html?world=st
> 
> 
> 
> \
> woc, davenport, IA -- AM 1420 newstalk
> http://woc1420.com/cc-common/ondemand/player.html?world=st
> 
> 
> 
> wrno, new orleans, la -- fm 99.5 newstalk
> http://www.thenew995fm.com/cc-common/ondemand/player.html?world=st
> 
> 
> wflf, Pine Hills/orlando, FL -- AM 540
> http://www.540wfla.com/cc-common/ondemand/player.html?world=st
> 
> 
> 
> wgst, atlanta, ga -- am 640 newstalk
> http://wgst.com/cc-common/ondemand/player.html?world=st
> 
> 
> ----------
> 
> If a station doesn't stream, and you try the url, you
> simply get a msg indication that this station doesn't
> stream.
> 
> (2)  RAV tunes these urls fine as it did the previous
> CC-tuner stations.
> 
> (3)  RAV, however, will not record these streams, as it
> stands now, 
> using stream capture.  Hopefully, the jump urls Applian
> creates will deal with this successfully.
> Remember, for listening purposes, these urls work fine and
> if you routinely listen to clear channel stations, it's
> time to update before the old links are dropped.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
>            Mike
> 
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