[RDD] Log Generation & Music Scheduling

Geoff Barkman countryradio at gmail.com
Wed Dec 22 17:47:19 EST 2010

Hi Tom
Have you made events and clocks in Rdlogmanager, and have you placed
them in the day by day grid?

If your grids are set up there is a section in the Rivendell wiki that
tells you hour to make logs automatically?

On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Tom Dawson <Tom at tomdawson.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi all,
> We here at Fantasy Radio in the UK used Rivendell very successfully for
> the first time during our summer 2010 broadcast, with most presenters
> choosing to use Rivendell over CDs and Minidiscs because it was just so
> reliable! It was perfect for live presentation, but the 'drawback' was
> realised when it came to pre-prepared programmes such as overnights.
> Unfortunately, due to a lack of time we resorted to manually generating
> these logs for the hours of 0000 to 0700 (and some other shows, but
> overnights were the biggest headache).
> Now, I have spent quite some time investigating RDLogManager, reading
> the ROG and the Wiki, but I'm afriad I just cannot get my head around
> how to get Rivendell to generate me some logs automatically. If I
> "ignore" everything I've learned so far, would someone be able to point
> me in the right direction of exactly what I need in what area to get
> Rivendell to generate me something.
> Also, we do not have any scheduling software such as Selecta or
> PowerGold (yet) - could someone also point me in the right direction of
> something suitable? Or, at the very least, explain what format the data
> needs to be in? I would be happy in using Excel to generate me some
> useful cart numbers, I just need to know how to get that across to
> Rivendell.
> Many thanks, in anticipation.
> And a very Merry Christmas to you all!
> Regards,
> Tom Dawson
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