- Fred Stiening said The outage for the past couple days was partly related to this issue, but not completely The blog is back restored as it...
- Fred Stiening said I was notified this morning that they resolved the problem and the current extract appears to be correct. It will proba...
- Fred Stiening said I surrender. I looked through all the reasonable ways to connect radio stations with their licensee. I have now change...
- Fred Stiening said No response. No Surprise.
- RebelSansClue said I hope to God that it’s the staff of the prison doing the listening. Didn’t think prisoners had access to i...
- Fred Stiening said I poked around in the SEC filings, and their claim is they are one of the two largest “scaled” radio broadc...
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Author Archives: Fred Stiening
When Rush Limbaugh died, it was pretty inevitable that his death would mark the end of most viable commercial AM radio stations in the United States, at least the English-speaking non-religious population. The bankruptcy of Audacy, the owner of the … Continue reading
I’m not positive when this happened but I think it was very recently – the licensee of the radio stations in a large percentage of the records is now a seemingly random number rather than the text of the actual … Continue reading
I was doing some end of year processing related to the listening counts, and decided to total up which IP addresses have been the most active coming here to find the streaming. This goes all the way back to the … Continue reading
This was originally attached to the Audacy bankruptcy story, but it’s worthy of its own separate discussion Salem Radio is much smaller than Audacy but also in trouble. Salem is a hybrid for-profit / religious radio company that sold off … Continue reading
Audacy is the combination of CBS Radio and Entercom. This is the last of the large radio companies to succumb to their debt. This is not a surprise as they’ve been telegraphing it for quite a while now – retaining … Continue reading
Hopefully, fairly soon you’ll see an interesting post on the current status of radio shows and hosts from 15 years ago. As mentioned in the Alex Jones post, shows were assigned a sequential ID number so I have pulled a … Continue reading
If you haven’t already heard it, Elon Musk has made the decision to allow Alex Jones to return to X (formerly known as Twitter) after a 5-year “permanent’ ban. This decision was largely due to a lengthy interview that Tucker … Continue reading
Many of you know that I worked as a computer software programmer and designer for the NASDAQ stock market from 1997 until 2002 during the peak of the “dot com bubble”. I am not a securities lawyer and I don’t … Continue reading
The chatGPT thing that you’re starting to hear about is at least as important to the future of humanity as the internet was in 1995. If I was to describe it in one sentence, it has an uncanny ability … Continue reading
My instructions to ChatGPT Write a 90 second script about people working in a radio station during a hurricane The result (after picking appropriate? free video)