[blindreplay] Re: some stations' URL's not working in replay AV

  • From: "Petro T. Giannakopoulos" <petrakigianos-giasou@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blindreplay@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2008 17:30:05 -0700 (PDT)

JoAnn
I am going to let the others help you find the URLs and all. I
want to see some participation here on this list. Blind helping
the blind out.

Until Thursday I will help you if I have to  

Petro 
--- Joanne <houseofmusic3345@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Petro, thank you so much.  I will try your instructions but
> would very much 
> appreciate your help.  Here are 3 stations (smile), and they
> are on Bill 
> Sparks' site:
> 
> CHAM in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (whose URL in the Replay
> guide is no 
> longer valid);
> then there are 2 in Austin, Texas:
> KASE and
> KVET.
> 
> I'm going to see if I can follow your directions to get a
> different URL but 
> also appreciate anyone's input.  Just can't figure out why
> some of these 
> stations have made it harder to find the URL and I'm glad we
> have this group 
> to figure things out.
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Petro T. Giannakopoulos"
> <petrakigianos-giasou@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <blindreplay@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, March 31, 2008 6:51 PM
> Subject: [blindreplay] Re: some stations' URL's not working in
> replay AV
> 
> 
> > The .flv files are flash video files. You can use Replay AV
> 8
> > URL Finder tool to find the actual listen stream URL and
> then
> > add this URL you found with the tool to Replay AV's edit
> show
> > properties. The standard dialog you see where you add show
> name,
> > start and end times for your recordings.
> >
> > Some stations do use embedded players like BBC does.
> >
> > When you are at a listen link on a website or like at
> > www.billsparks.org, tab to the link and then do a
> application
> > key, choose t to copy the listen URL to the clipboard. Then
> open
> > up Replay AV 8, press application key, choose n, for enter
> new
> > show, the edit show properties dialog box appears which
> allows
> > you to manually add a station. Enter show name, tab to the
> URL
> > edit box and paste the copied URL with ctrl v.
> >
> > Go to the schedule tab and set your recording times.
> >
> > Check the newly added stream by going to your Replay AV 8
> > listbox by pressing application key then pressing t for tune
> to
> > stream.
> >
> > Give me 3 stations call letters so I can see if I can get
> the
> > stream URLs for you. I want to see others participating
> here. I
> > will wait until Wednesday or Thursday to post my findings
> for
> > you.
> >
> > It is your mailing list.
> >
> > My guess is your getting the wrong URLs on those websites.
> > youtube.com uses .flv streams for the videos.
> >
> > List some stations. I will check the Canadian station for
> you.
> >
> >
> > If you have .flv files on your hard drive a user said he can
> > play them back with Winamp. I use Applian's FLV Player
> (Flash
> > Player). It's a free download on their site. It comes with
> > Replay Media Catcher.
> >
> > Note: The Applian FLV player has some shortcuts like ctrl o
> for
> > open dialog to loacate your files on the hard drive, space
> bar
> > to pause and play the .flv file while in play mode.
> >
> > This player has no buttons labeled though. I am trying to
> get
> > this changed for us. I use JAWS 9.
> >
> > My blog has the other shortcuts for FLV player.
> > http://blindreplay.blogspot.com
> >
> >
> >
> > --- Joanne <houseofmusic3345@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >> I don't know if this is the wave of the future, but I have
> >> been to several stations' websites and gone to the "listen
> >> live" page, only to find out I cannot capture the URL with
> >> Replay AV.  I am seeing more and more of this type of URL
> and
> >> it's really hard to explain what happens but will do my
> best.
> >> When trying to capture the URL I set up a recording and
> what
> >> comes back to me are a bunch of files in recordings folder
> >> with FLV extensions at the end.  Even stations that were in
> >> the guide and once played beautifully in Windows Media
> Player,
> >> such as CHAM in Canada which had the country countdown on
> it.
> >> no longer play because this and other stations have their
> own
> >> players, I think, so the Windows Media streams no longer
> work.
> >>  Even some of the Bill Sparks stations ... I can't seem to
> get
> >> the Windows Media versions to play and thus I can't set
> them
> >> up in my Replay AV.  Some of the "alternate stream" links
> >> given are no longer usable apparently because Windows Media
> >> errors out and says file not found.  If too many stations
> go
> >> to this other player format we're going to lose a lot of
> our
> >> recording ability, unless there's a work-around.  Just
> wonder
> >> if Petro or anyone may have seen what I'm talking about and
> if
> >> there's even a way to play these files with the FLV
> extension
> >> at the end.  Just concerns me because just today I ran
> across
> >> 4 stations that keep erroring or not even playing in
> Windows
> >> Media anymore.  Thanks.
> >>
> >> Joanne
> >
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