[blindreplay] Re: Recording Videos From Local TV Stations: Would Replay Or Media Catcher Be Best?

  • From: "Pam Drake" <pamdrake@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindreplay@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 8 Sep 2007 14:40:23 -0700


were you actually able to hear the audio?  How did you do it?  

Thanks for any recordings you may be able to send.  It would be nice to have
the ability to record local items like this.  


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Hi Pam
Wow! Great job! Keep it up. I will see what I can do for you with the video.
I will use YouSendIt to send you the recordings I make if I am successful.

--- Pam Drake <pamdrake@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In June Dave and I were on a local TV newscast as we explored the 
> nearby Sequoia National Forest and climbed Moro Rock, about 9000 feet 
> high.  We wanted to publicize a new bus shuttle service from Visalia 
> to the forest, and the station decided it would be a good human 
> interest story.  We agreed to allow the reporter to accompany us and 
> record parts of the trip in order to demonstrate that blind people can 
> indeed enjoy the local attractions alone when there is available 
> transportation.  That's the quick version, and I do have a question.
> I have repeatedly tried to play the video which resides on the station 
> website.  I find only what appear to be numbered elements which click 
> as though opening as links or flash content.  I can hear no sound.  
> I'm wondering if there's a way I can determine what this is, then 
> record it to share with interested family and friends.  Of course 
> video would be nice, but it's not necessary to share with blind 
> friends.
> The following link may take anyone interested to the feature:
> http://videos.pappastv.com/player/player.php?id=51
> <http://videos.pappastv.com/player/player.php?id=51>
> If not, please go to the <kmph.com> site, then click "community 
> correspondent", then "special assignment", then "blind ambition" page 
> and there is a button labeled "View Videos Now" .  :
> I have asked on another list how I might watch this clip, but the 
> discussion regarding You Tube got me wondering if there might be a way 
> I could at least make and hear a recording, if not play the audio from 
> the clip directly.
> I'd like to get this clip before it goes away, though they still have 
> things from January there so they tend to hold them for several 
> months.
> Thanks very much in advance for any help.  
> Pam

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