[Icecast] Icecast2 Station with multiple scheduled DJs?

Paul Martin pm at nowster.me.uk
Sun Sep 26 04:22:53 PDT 2010

On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 01:54:34PM -0400, John List wrote:
> We are a low-power FM station in the Louisville, Kentucky, area, and
> Unfortunately, it looks like we will be scrapping this system in a
> few weeks in favor of a proprietary system (SAM Broadcaster) because
> it offers superior sound level compression (i.e. it plays stuff
> louder) which has a direct effect on the strength of our broadcast
> signal (which is important when you are limited to 100 watts).

On AM this can be true. On FM, "loudness" gets you no greater received
signal strength, as the amplitude of your signal does not vary, only
its deviation.

If you want greater reach without hiss, go mono. :-)

Paul Martin <pm at nowster.me.uk>

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