[RDD] Remote "Board Op" from within RDAirPlay

drew Roberts zotzbro at gmail.com
Thu Jun 1 17:05:16 EDT 2017


Tim,

thanks for the prompt response.

On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 11:49 AM, Tim Camp <tim at dotcom1.net> wrote:

> Drew,
>
> When we do remotes the jock just records the break and ssh's the file to a
> dropbox the puts it in a special cart
> Then we schedule or insert the remote open and bed followed by the break
> cart.  the remote open and bed seques into uploaded break with the bed
> continuing underneath, when the break cart ends log continues to next event
> fading and killing the bed automatically.
>

We had experimented with that before. (The uploading bit.) I think this
time Eric actually wants to go live. (I will try to get your setup with the
intro and the bed carts working as a comparison though.)

>
> Tim Camp
> WZEW-FM
> Mobile, Al.
>

all the best,

drew


>
>
> On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 10:16 AM, drew Roberts <zotzbro at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am looking for thoughts on possible ways to do this.
>>
>> Let's say we go on a remote and have no one in the air studio.
>>
>> We can remote into (say vnc over an ssh tunnel) the rdairplay machine to
>> control things.
>>
>> We can monitor the broadcast signal from an FM receiver at the remote
>> location.
>>
>> We can set a music bed on an RDAirPlay sound panel button.
>> We can set a music bed on an RDPanel sound panel button.
>> We can set a music bed in an RDCartSlot cart slot.
>>
>> We can set up a macro to go to a remote break and put it on  an RDAirPlay
>> sound panel button.
>> We can set up a macro to come back from a remote break and put it on  an
>> RDAirPlay sound panel button.
>>
>> Consider:
>>
>> a macro with this command:
>>
>> RN /home/rduser/goremote.sh!
>>
>> will fire the following bashscript
>>
>> #!/bin/bash
>> # goremote.sh
>> # rml commands to go to start a remote
>>
>> rmlsend PS\ 1\!
>> rmlsend PP\ S1\ 1\ 1\!
>>
>> and:
>>
>> a macro with this command:
>>
>> RN /home/rduser/endremote.sh!
>>
>> will fire the following bashscript
>>
>> #!/bin/bash
>> # endremote.sh
>> # rml commands to go to end a remote
>>
>> rmlsend PT\ S1\ 1\ 1\!
>> rmlsend PN\ 1\!
>>
>> When you are ready to go to a break, you switch to LiveAssist mode and
>> click on the goremote button on the sound panel in rdairplay when the
>> current cart is almost over. the cart will end and the music bed will start.
>>
>> When you are ready to end the remote segment, you switch to Automatic
>> mode and click on the endremote button on the sound panel in rdairplay.
>>
>> Crude and nasty but it can kind of work.
>>
>> ***IMPORTANT*** This currently ignores the very important issue of how we
>> get the remote audio into rdairplay to play over the top of the music bed
>> in the first place but that is for a later discussion.
>>
>> To make this better:
>>
>> 1. How can we FADE DOWN the LOG machine and FADE UP the BED when going
>> into the remote break?
>> 2. How can we loop the bed so that we can use a shorter audio file in the
>> BED cart? (If we cannot do this, we will need a bed that is longer than any
>> break we will ever have.
>> 3. How can we FADE DOWN the BED and FADE UP the LOG machine when coming
>> out of the remote break?
>>
>> What questions should I be asking that I am not?
>> What are better ways to do this?
>>
>> Would it be better to put the macro carts for going into and out of the
>> breaks into the log in the correct spot rather than firing manually from
>> the sound panel?
>>
>> Etc.
>>
>> all the best,
>>
>> drew
>> --
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