|From:||Pam Tietze <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Sent time:||Tuesday, October 11, 2011 10:40:10 AM|
|To:||Global Revolution Media <email@example.com>|
|Subject:||[GlobalRevolutionMedia] Re: Film Screenings using audio transmitted over radio|
Yes! That was me, hi!
From my *limited* understanding, I'm not even sure if an 'app' is
necessary if we can just have a webpage that people can go to?
John seems to have a pretty good grasp on how to do this. John--would
you mind setting up the site? Or perhaps giving me more details on
exactly what we need in terms of process (tech-dummies version for me
ha). I'm downloading nicecast now. It sounds like really all we need
is a router and a computer dedicated to this.
For now I'm putting together a silent film series, but I think if we
can figure this out it can really help in many ways.
On Oct 11, 11:31 am, ddotto <toddodo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Perhaps I spoke with you yesterday, from the Media Center dug-out during GA?
> Anyway, I think its a brilliant idea. I'd like to add two comments.
> First, and I mentioned this yesterday, I think that the Open Source Working
> Group is probably better suited for handling this project. People from that
> group are developing mobile apps for the movement, and this definitely
> Second, I think I read a shout-out for folks who might have, or would be
> willing to acquire, a Ham Radio Operator's License. The concept 'Occupy the
> Air!' even rhymes with 'Occupy the Square!' It's perfect! Anyway, I'm sure
> we can get people on-board who would love to share their pirate radio
> skills. We can keep transmission area small, just within the park, though
> there are certainly legal issues that would have to be discussed. Some folks
> might want to steer clear of any potential acts which would offer the NYPD
> an excuse to raid us.
> Between the two, I favor mobile phone apps for Android, iPhone, etc. Who the
> hell owns a transistor radio these days? I must admit though, the image of a
> few radios around the park, with groups of people gathering close together
> to listen to a broadcast, is pretty warm and fuzzy.
> On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 10:00 AM, Abraham Heisler <a...@abrahamheisler.com>wrote:
> > It boggles my mind why we haven't found a smart phone app to handle this
> > yet!!!
> > On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 9:37 AM, Pam Tietze <pam.tie...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > If we can use an FM transmitter that can cover the length of the
> > > square, we can 'occupy' a station and transmit audio (yes the GA
> > > meetings and whatever else people want) live that people can listen to
> > > with their phones. I think. Ha
> > > That airtime can be scheduled like a calendar so people can transmit
> > > different info at all times. It gets around the amplification issue.
> > > It seems pretty simple to me in theory. It's like what they use on
> > > walking tours, etc.
> > > On Oct 11, 8:37 am, Daniel Levine <danieltrump...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> Pam. Not sure exactly what you had in mind, but we have a radio working
> > >> group. WBAI is giving us a half hour slot on their station starting next
> > >> week (mon-fri 6:30-7). We're also looking into podcasting if you can
> > help
> > >> call me. 347-853-2612
> > >> On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 1:35 AM, Pam Tietze <pam.tie...@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >> > Hi there,
> > >> > It's completely possible that this has already been discussed, but I
> > >> > was wondering why we don't transmit audio on a radio channel so people
> > >> > can tune in and/or listen with their phones. I was thinking about this
> > >> > because I wanted to screen films at the square and was trying to
> > >> > think of different ways for people to hear the audio aside from
> > >> > subtitles.
> > >> > There could also be a website where people can 'tune in' and listen
> > >> > with their phones.
> > >> > What do you think??
> > >> > Thanks,
> > >> > Pam
> > >> > 254-681-8061
> > --
> *revolution - transformation - love*
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