[thechat] Internet radio

John Handelaar john at userfrenzy.com
Thu Feb 5 09:54:11 CST 2009

2009/2/5 Kevin Stevens <kjs at ratking.co.uk>:
> Hi gang
>   We have recently bought a fantastic FM/DAB/Internet radio but I'm
> having a bit of trouble with it and wondered if anyone here had any
> suggestions. The whole radio side of things work perfectly, and it
> connects to the Internet with no trouble at all. Technically we should
> be able to set up playlists in either WMP or i-tunes to stream music
> from our computers, but the radio is not seeing this, and the computers
> cannot see the radio on the network. The 2 OS's are Vista 64 bit Home
> Premium and XP SP3.
>   My way of thinking is that the radio should just show up as an
> external device, using the wireless network to stream music over. Or is
> this being naive and I need a media streamer? I have followed the
> instructions that came with it, and there is nothing I can find on the
> site
> (http://www.robertsradio.co.uk/Products/Internet_radios/STREAM_202/index.htm)
> that suggests it is particularly complicated.
>   Any ideas?

Your radio supports pulling stuff from a PC via Windows networking
(which you can set up by sharing a folder and making sure any firewall
settings don't get in the way), or uPNP media servers.

Windows uPNP software:


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