[CentOS] live audio feed via telephone link

Phil Schaffner Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov
Thu Mar 26 12:12:24 UTC 2009

Frank Cox wrote:
> I'm looking into costs and feasibility of moving a live feed from a FM radio
> station from the station to a point that's past the usable range of their radio
> signal. It's a rural location and Internet service is not available at the
> station.  If the destination was closer or their transmitter was more powerful,
> I could avoid this step and just plug in a radio, but....

Might want to consider the one-time cost of a nice directional antenna 
pointed at your radio station on a tower (possibly an already-existing 
one - cell phone or other radio/communications) at a location with 
internet access, versus the yearly cost of other alternatives suggested. 
  If there are no mountains in the way 52.3km is not a long way for a 
radio signal to travel.  The engineer who maintains the station should 
be able to help, or find a local ham radio operator who is knowledgeable 
about antennas and propagation to do the link calculations and determine 
antenna gain requirements for you before investing in such an approach.


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