From:   Pam Tietze <pam.tietze@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Tuesday, October 25, 2011 11:41:27 AM
To:   Global Revolution Media <globalrevolutionmedia@googlegroups.com>
Subject:   SPAM-MED: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Re: Proposal from radio team
 

I didn't realize radios were allowed because they have speakers, but

that's great! You're right it's a much better solution. I think

android phones do have an FM receiver as well anyways. So we just need

to tell everyone to bring radios?

 

How do I get the film audio to the group broadcasting the radio? We

can do different stations for different groups in theory, right?

 

On Oct 25, 1:34 pm, micah anderson <mi...@riseup.net> wrote:

> On Mon, 24 Oct 2011 22:26:19 -0700 (PDT), White Hat <whitehatoccupywal...@yahoo.com> wrote:

> > i was initially a fan of the conference call route and did some work

> > on it with ian, but i think radio is "lower tech" and more reliable

> > and scalable (phones calls can eat minutes and speaker phone are

> > ineffective in the din of zuccotti).  teleconference is more suited

> > for people in disparate locations (e.g. among occupies).

>

> I have to agree. As a device for audio its totally overkill and not

> suited for the types of audio needed in the environment we are working

> with, not to mention the difficulties with scaling and handling

> mute/unmute coordination, getting everyone on the call and suffering

> through all the people dropping in and out. It seems an unweildy stretch

> for the tech. Everyone chews through minutes and then needs to charge

> their cell phone. A GA that lasts from 7pm until 2am is not unheard of,

> 5 hours on a cell phone does not seem like a fun solution, and I can't

> imagine watching an entire movie with a cell phone next to my head

> (although the heat might be nice)

>

> micah

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