[blindreplay] Re: Stream URLs Exchange list

  • From: <petrakigianos-giasou@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blindreplay@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 17:18:41 -0800 (PST)

You missed nothing. You have the latest version which is 8.41.

--- Curtis Delzer <curtis@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hey, y'all, on the eighteenth of this month, there was an
> announcement about 
> the new software, RAV, but when I went to download, it is
> still 8.41. Am I 
> missing something?
> 
> Curtis Delzer
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <petrakigianos-giasou@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <blindreplay@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 8:13 PM
> Subject: [blindreplay] Re: Stream URLs Exchange list
> 
> 
> Mike
> Wow! Beautifully said. Welcome to the computer revolution and
> thanks to those engineers including Bill Gates for dreaming up
> an operating system we could still use and the engineers in
> assistive technology. If this wasn't the case we'd still be
> using our radios for those long distance stations. DX ing. I
> still have my radio and 100 foot wire outside to catch those
> far
> away stations.
> 
> We have to also thank Applian Technologies for making most of
> their software accessible for the blind PC user. Bill
> Dettering,
> Leslie Bee, Tom, Mike, Chad and Debbie. The whole staff at
> Applian.
> 
> I have only one problem with this technology and its I have no
> time to listen to all the shows. I have to pick and choose.
> Only
> so much time in a day.
> 
> Petro
> --- Mike Pietruk <pietruk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > Petro
> >
> > Yes, I *most definitely* am a fan of investment-related show
> > -- my url
> > postings give that away <grin>!!
> >
> > It never ceases to amaze me what is able to find on the net
> be
> > it audio
> > related or other.
> > As a youngster in the early and mid 1960s, I fantasized of
> > having a long
> > wire antenna that reached from Chicago to L.A. to listen to
> > radio from
> > that area which, for whatever real or imagined, I perceived
> to
> > be
> > fantastic.
> > Little did I know that one day this fantasy would be even
> > better than I
> > could have ever dreamed as I can today listen to stations
> not
> > only tunable
> > in Chicago and L.A., but almost anywhere else you might
> > perceive -- in
> > perfect clarity to boot.
> > We moved from the Chicago are to rural western Illinois
> about
> > 7 or so
> > years back, and I honestly have to say, with all the
> > streaming, I feel
> > just as in tune to what I want to hear on the Chicago
> airwaves
> > as I did in
> > 1999.
> > And thanks to the net, my radio universe is now only
> Illinois
> > but the rest
> > of the U.S. and even some of the abroad.
> > And today, it is as likely that I will tune in something
> from
> > Jacksonville, Nashville, Atlanta, Houston, Brooksville, FL,
> > Dickinson, Nd
> > as it might be from something from Chicago, Milwaukee,
> Peoria
> > or the Quad
> > Cities.
> > And having a tool such as RAV allows me to listen to
> whatever
> > I want when
> > it works for me.
> >
> > And oh yes, speaking of memories, one of the things I had
> > yearned for,
> > back in the AM dxing days of the 1960s, was to listen to the
> > Grand Ole
> > Opry in perfect clarity.
> > Well, I got that dream fulfilled in the early 1990s when my
> > wife had a
> > girlfriend who moved to the Antioch area of Nashville and we
> > visited 4 or
> > 5 times a year -- we had even considered moving there and
> had
> > gotten as
> > close as putting in a bid on a home which fell through.
> > Now, I can tune into the Opry any Friday or Saturday night,
> if
> > I so chose,
> > and hear WSM sounding better than some of our locals.
> > And, I suppose, thanks to time shifting, if I had bothered
> to
> > make the
> > recordings, I could do this right now (oh yes, for a price,
> I
> > can get at
> > the WSMonLine archives).
> >
> > I truly have to pinch myself what the net has opened up to
> all
> > of us.  It
> > is just a shame  that more blind people aren't taking
> > advantage of this
> > information explosion and seemingly limiting themselves to
> the
> > email side
> > of the equation.
> >
> >
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