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  1. #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by slartibartfast View Post
    You could use the iheartmusic app on your phone and play to a Bluetooth speaker.

    Sent from my SM-G900F using Tapatalk
    I thought about that then I thought about the need of being tethered to an A/C outlet all the time even more. LOL

    Does the app have a sleep timer? How obnoxious are the iHeart commercials above and beyond the regular commercials on a given radio station?

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    Quote Originally Posted by buffettck View Post
    I thought about that then I thought about the need of being tethered to an A/C outlet all the time even more. LOL

    Does the app have a sleep timer? How obnoxious are the iHeart commercials above and beyond the regular commercials on a given radio station?
    I have no idea. I am in the UK so cannot access it. The BBC radio app has an alarm and a sleep timer so it may have. I assume it is free to download, try it.

    Why would you be tethered to an AC outlet?

    Sent from my SM-G900F using Tapatalk

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    Quote Originally Posted by castalla View Post
    There are thousands on 'internet' stations - shouldn't be too difficult to find a selection to your taste!
    I want my local stations. The exact ones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slartibartfast View Post

    Why would you be tethered to an AC outlet?
    Um, because having the phone on listening to the radio for hours every day, which I don't currently do, would burn down the battery all that much faster?

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    Quote Originally Posted by buffettck View Post
    Um, because having the phone on listening to the radio for hours every day, which I don't currently do, would burn down the battery all that much faster?
    With the screen off it might not be too bad. If you have a tablet leave that plugged in.

    Sent from my SM-G900F using Tapatalk

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    Quote Originally Posted by buffettck View Post
    I want my local stations. The exact ones.
    If they don't provide a suitable feed then your complaint should be to those stations ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by buffettck View Post
    Um, because having the phone on listening to the radio for hours every day, which I don't currently do, would burn down the battery all that much faster?

    Well, the phone (or tablet) does not have to be on "all day".

    You would have to spend a little money, and I have to say, this is an 'Android' solution.

    Here in the UK, this is what I can do.

    I use either a 1st gen Moto G phone, connecting only to my wi-fi network or a Lenovo yoga tab 3 connected n a similar manner.

    These, or more suitable examples are now available cheaply as they are not current sale models.

    I bought (as a sale item, for about $20) a Google Audio Chromecast.

    The phone or tablet is used to connect to the radio station, the signal is 'cast' to the Audio Chromecast which is connected to the hi-fi, the radio station plays and I switch off the phone or tablet and leave it playing.

    To change stations I just switch on the appropriate controller and repeat the exercise.

    There is a "Chromecast" bridge plugin for LMS which one can utilise.

    The end device for playing the 'cast' radio station can also be any one of the many stand alone radios which are available and support "casting".

    Just an idea...

    Where in the "boonies" are you? just roughly speaking

    Ronnie

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    Quote Originally Posted by buffettck View Post
    My SBR has quit working for a couple of days, now. It won't connect at all and the icon is red, which indicates the Logitech server is down. I've actually discussed this before with Logitech over the phone. And, over time, radio stations quit playing and give a "connection reset by remote host" error. That's not a problem on my end and I updated to the UE firmware a long time ago since Logitech couldn't be bothered to provide an update for iHeart radio support when so many stations switched to that format.

    I wonder if Logitech is just dumping server support for good since these units were discontinued years ago. We all should have known this was coming one day. Now, I need another internet radio. Any recommendations? Is the one by Gracie that looks just like the SBR with the volume knob on top any good?
    There isn't a good replacement for Squeezebox unless you're willing to spend a lot of money. I dread the day my squeezebox.com goes dark.

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    Quote Originally Posted by castalla View Post
    If they don't provide a suitable feed then your complaint should be to those stations ?
    Nope. My new Grace Digital Mondo+ has been playing all of those stations perfectly. The problem wasn't with the stations...it was with Logitech...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Man in a van View Post
    Where in the "boonies" are you? just roughly speaking

    Ronnie
    Let's just say that vast areas of the great American West are quite remote.

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