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Re: Streaming live nature from Austin TX

Subject: Re: Streaming live nature from Austin TX
From: "revery" reveryus
Date: Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:43 pm ((PDT))
Nice. I've wondered about doing something like this as well. Is it low
cost to achieve and run? I was originally thinking a 3G-type data
connection perhaps, but it would not get beyond semi-remote locations

VLC and Songbird both work OK for me on osx.

[Your url link text shown as
  doesn't work currently for me though (no such host). The "start
stream" link is OK though.]


On 30/05/2011, at 3:05 AM,  wrote:

> Greetings to all!
>  Finally the website is streaming the nature sounds outside my house
> in a residential area by a lake that has a good variety of birds
> that come and go.  The best time to listen is 5:30 to 7:30AM GMT-6.  =

> Please excuse the noisy neighbors.  Most of the time it is quite by
> the house.
>  Once things are stable, I will move the microphone array internet
> appliance to a better location.  For now only a 64kbps stereo stream
> is online.  I have on order a second Audio-Technica BP4025
> microphone that is delayed because of the earthquake.  Once I have
> that, I will be testing with 128kbps surround stream.
>  If you are a Linux user, you can go to the site and start streaming
> with the Linux default media player.  For Windows users, the website
> below provides links for Windows Media Player 11 and a Vorbis plug-
> in that allows WMP to process the Ogg stream I am generating.
>  I realize that the quality of the stream is low.  This is my first
> try a streaming live audio.  The internet can handle higher speeds,
> but most people have economical connects that are not very fast thus
> can cause drop outs in faster streams.  If others in this group are
> streaming nature audio at greater then 64kbps, please let me know
> how you do it.
>  The streaming server can currently handle 25 listeners.  Not
> knowing how many people are interested in listening, I started with
> the entry level of listeners and will increase if many people
> continue to listen.  The internet appliance is streaming 24X7 but as
> you all know, some times are better then others for listening to
> nature.  So come back at different times to hear the different
> phases of the day from Austin in a nature audio way.
> Let me know if you were able to connect.  I welcome all feedback.
> Joel Goodwin
> Austin
> ------------------------------------
> "While a picture is worth a thousand words, a
> sound is worth a thousand pictures." R. Murray Schafer via Bernie
> Krause.
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