[Icecast] relay help
Phil - w2lie
w2lie at w2lie.net
Sat Oct 19 07:28:25 PDT 2013
I replied yesterday, but think I missed the group:
What you need to do is tell Broadcastify that you have your own Icecast
server. Give them the full URL, port, and mount name. They are the ones
that need to configure the relay.
I currently stream multiple live scanner feeds via my own Icecast
install, but have Broadcastify relaying only 4 of my feed (the
countywide feeds). If you change your Icecast URL, you will need to
If you are using their services strictly to support smart phones, there
are other options. You can reach out directly to the author of Scanner
Radio app (Gordon Edwards), and see if he can add your feeds to the
directory. Using that method, my listeners can find my countywide
feeds under Broadcastify and under w2lie.net. All my other feeds
appear under the w2lie.net directory.
Phil / w2lie
Long Island Live Scanner Feeds and Forums
On 10/18/2013 12:16 AM, Bellingham Scanner wrote:
> I have been using Icecast to host live police scanner audio, along
> with Darkice. Besides hosting my own streams I also provide my stream
> to Radio Reference/Broadcastify to make my stream available to
> smartphone users.
> Anyway I have found that if the Broadcastify server goes down it also
> causes by locally hosted feed to be unavailable. Now this is probably
> more of a Darkice issue because it is Darkice that has the problem
> since it encodes the audio and feeds my Icecast server and Broadcastfy
> (Who I believe is using a version of Icecast)
> My question is can I set up Icecast as a relay to Broadcastify? I read
> the short documentation on relaying but I do not understand it
> completely. As Broadcastify has supplied me with a server, password,
> and mount point. I seems like I would simply use a single broadcast
> relay but I see no way to use the password.
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