Arrr!! There Be Pirates! (Pirate Radio)

Pirate radio stations are nothing new they’ve been on the go since the 1960s with Radio Caroline etc…

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I can still remember two Scunthorpe DJ’s attempt at a pirate radio station. It was called WLNG & Broadcast on 104.9 FM on Tuesday and Thursday nights in the late 1980s.

There’s very little information about WLNG on Google just a couple of mentions in articles.

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Last updated on: 12th April 2018
at 15:21 PM Europe/London

Start Your Internet Radio Station With RadioDJ

Q: Have you ever wanted to create an online Internet radio station?

“Internet radio can be a really great hobby to have, Once you get used to how everything works it’s great fun. It can be daunting at first but don’t be afraid of searching Google or radio forums for tips and advice”

 
Most people think setting up an online Internet radio station will cost them lots of $$$.

“It need not cost you anything to initially setup your own online radio station” (Not misleading!)

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Last updated on: 13th April 2018
at 10:39 AM Europe/London

Encoding Software (Stand Alone Encoders)

With RadioDJ you have a couple of options when it comes to encoding software. Here are some of the alternative stand alone versions out there on the market.

Stand alone encoding software frees up the automation software to do what its best.

Song Title Updater

Song Title Updater

This is a useful tool if you are using encoding software which doesn’t support title updating.
 
It’s easy enough to configure and use.

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Last updated on: 24th April 2018
at 09:59 AM Europe/London

Shoutcast Now Playing To Twitter

Shoutcast Now Playing to Twitter

We used this script for quite some time and it’s a great way to tell your followers on Twitter what songs you are playing on your station.

It takes the now playing info from a Shoutcast v1 server and posts it on Twitter.

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Last updated on: 24th April 2018
at 10:20 AM Europe/London

Importing Shoutcast/Icecast Streams In RadioDJ

How do you import a stream into RadioDJ?

1) Open Track import from the options menu;
2) Select track category as “Radio Shows” set a genre and subcategory;
3) Select track type as “Internet Stream”;
4) Paste the address of the server (into the path/URL box) you want to relay such as this; (e.g 192.234.245.4:8000)

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Last updated on: 11th January 2018
at 12:05 PM Europe/London

Have You Made The Switch Yet?

It’s always nice seeing other people switching from SAM Broadcaster to RadioDJ free radio automation software.

“I switched from SAM Broadcaster and have not looked back. I was hesitant at first but RadioDJ has made my station so much better/streamlined”

 
If you haven’t discovered RadioDJ yet what are you waiting for?

RadioDJ free radio automation software

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Last updated on: 6th February 2018
at 11:15 AM Europe/London

Listen2Myradio (Why Even Bother?)

A user has posted on the Shoutcast forums about a problem he’s having with @Listen2MyRadio blocking links to external players.

Listen2MyRadio is a free Shoutcast service that requires a listener to tune in via a badly coded page (See Below)

Listen2Myradio

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Last updated on: 26th May 2017
at 13:33 PM Europe/London

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