Monthly Archives: August 2014

Reworking website navigation

Streaming Radio Guide’s roots go back to about 1999 when I started creating FindAnISP.com – much of the “guts” of the web site is still based on that code. When I decided in 2004 to split the gathering of streaming … Continue reading

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Password reset

Part of what I’ve been doing recently is to substantially strengthen the password protection on user accounts. Because I do not store your original password and cannot reverse engineer it, I had to reset all user passwords. What this means … Continue reading

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Do you have native IPv6 connectivity?

Since you are either brave or foolish enough to have found the new server, I’m in need of someone who understands IPv6 and has native IPv6 connectivity. If you don’t understand what that means without asking Google, I’m not looking … Continue reading

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Random thoughts

I’m pondering if there is a way to create a voting system as motivation to get people to pull the wagon instead of me. You may be familiar with social sites that work based on group consensus of what is … Continue reading

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August month to date

Here is who has been doing Web Site Verification so far this month: +——–+—————-+ | vcount | username | +——–+—————-+ | 732 | editor | | 402 | CharlotteNC | | 8 | janderson021 | | 7 | WesternMA | … Continue reading

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Monica Crowley gone from WABC

Monica Crowley is still syndicated by the just barely alive Talk Radio Network. Since TRN sued their own national rep firm and distributor Dial Global (now owned by Cumulus), it’s not shocking that Cumulus is shedding every single TRN program … Continue reading

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The new digital guy at Clear Channel on the future of Talk Radio

http://www.allaccess.com/power-player/archive/19736/darren-davis Rush, Beck, and Hannity aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. That’s hard to argue with

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Market classification

This is probably only of interest to 2 or three people, and I’m one of the them because I have to be 🙂 There are important legal distinctions at the FCC regarding which radio stations belong to which “Market”. As … Continue reading

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Football season approaches

High School and college football seasons are about to gear up, and the NFL is right around the corner. For those people who think Soccer is the American sport, there is a pretty definite pattern to when football games are … Continue reading

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Cumulus turns over ad sales to Clear Channel

Katz is one of the companies that Clear Channel swept up during their acquisition orgy back around 2000. Katz is the only remaining significant “national rep” firm – they handle the details of placing orders for ads, making sure the … Continue reading

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