[CentOS] AM/FM tuner for centos 4 or 5?
jpyeron at pdinc.us
Tue Jun 24 16:13:53 UTC 2008
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> From: centos-bounces at centos.org
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Ken Key
> Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2008 12:00 PM
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] AM/FM tuner for centos 4 or 5?
> Jason Pyeron wrote:
> > Looking for a radio tuner for my audio server.
> > Needs to do AM.
> > Any hardware reccomendations?
> I hooked up an original Griffin RadioShark to my CentOS 5.1
> server for a lark last month, streaming with DarkIce.
> Unfortunately, that machine is dark and 2500 miles away - I
> won't be there for
> 2 more months. Off the top of my head, google for "shark.c",
> look for dependency RPMs on RPMforge (thanks Dag!!). I think
> I had to manually install a recent version of "libhid"
> Griffin stopped selling the RS and now has RadioShark2. I
> found a version of shark.c for it named shark2.c, so I don't
> think the hardware is backwards compatible, but there is an
> update version of the control program. My notes are all on
> the dark machine, but IIRC this blog is was my jumping off
> point for what I figured out.
> Obviously, since it is for Debian, you'll have to deal with
> the distro impedance mismatch in the instructions and adjust
> for CentOS.
Not afraid of that.
> Also, since it is USB, you can get nice separation between
> receiver and the computer. The RadioShark has a lousy
> internal antenna but does have an antenna jack. I only
> played with the FM tuner. It does have an AM tuner but I
> have no idea how good it is.
In summary, should I risk the cost of a radio shark2 or ebay a radio shark?
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