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bpa
2011-06-15, 03:35
Outside the UK, the normal live radio streams are 32kbps AAC and 48kbps for WMA.

The Radio 3 High Quality stream at 320kbps AAC stream has been known for a while but BBC seems to have also enabled all other live radio at 128kbps AAC for users outside UK (at least in Ireland). It is probably experimental and not guaranteed to last.

Try the following:

BBC Radio 1 - 128kbps
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/listen/live/r1_aaclca.pls - 128 Kbps

BBC Radio 2 - 128kbps
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/listen/live/r2_aaclca.pls - 128 Kbps

BBC Radio 3 - 320kbps
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/listen/live/r3_aaclca.pls - 320 Kbps

BBC Radio 4 - 128kbps
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/listen/live/r4_aaclca.pls - 128 Kbps

BBC Radio 4 LW - 128kbps
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/listen/live/r4lw_aaclca.pls - 128 Kbps

BBC Radio 4 Extra - 128kbps
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/listen/live/r4x_aaclca.pls - 128 Kbps

BBC 5 Live - 128kbps
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/listen/live/r5l_aaclca.pls - 128 Kbps

BBC 5 Live Sports Extra - 128kbps
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/listen/live/r5lsp_aaclca.pls - 128 Kbps

BBC 6 Music - 128kbps
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/listen/live/r6_aaclca.pls - 128 Kbps

BBC 1Xtra - 128kbps
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/listen/live/r1x_aaclca.pls - 128 Kbps

Chris Shorter
2011-06-15, 10:13
Outside the UK, the normal live radio streams are 32kbps AAC and 48kbps for WMA.

The Radio 3 High Quality stream at 320kbps AAC stream has been known for a while but BBC seems to have also enabled all other live radio at 128kbps AAC for users outside UK (at least in Ireland).

Fine here in the Czech Republic too.

Chris

bpa
2011-06-18, 01:50
Just noticed that Triode had already included these URLs in the BBCiPlayer plugin under "Special Events->Listen Live - AAC Test streams"

I think the Radio 7 menu is actually 4Extra.

Previously, I had ignored the "Special Events" menu because none of the entries worked outside UK