[mythtv-users] using WinTV PVR-350 to play AM/FM radio? (slightly OT)
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Mon Apr 3 18:22:27 UTC 2006
On 4/3/06, Jeff Simpson <jeffsimpson at alum.wpi.edu> wrote:
> > Yes. I will put the effort into developing it, unless someone else does it
> first. There are radio talk shows that I like to listen too... and being
> able to record them, automatically rip the commercials, and encode them to
> mp3 would be very desirable. At the moment my plate is pretty full, but as
> soon as things settle down some I will get going on this....
> This does sound like a great idea. I would probably listen to a lot more
> radio if I could pick which shows to listen to and fast-forward commercials.
> I don't think you will be able to automatically commercial-detect like you
> can with video - a lot of the video commercial detection algorithms depend
> on the actual frames of video. Worth a shot, though
> > I wonder if there is a database somewhere for radio programming? The
> database for radio shows might have to be divided up by hour and labeled by
> the date and time... ie...
> > | 8 | 8:30 | 9
> > NBC | earl | office | etc
> > 98.5 | 98.5 8-9 4/06| 98.5 9-10 4/06
> > thus when you go to schedule via mythweb/guide then you would just select
> the hours you want to record.
> Screenscraping the actual stations webpages might be the only way. I think
> manually recording might be the best way for now, seeing as there are SO
> many radio stations, and some of them re-use the same frequencies if they
> are far enough apart. Easier to just know what time to record.
thats the best way I can think, perhaps a plugin system for scraping
specific station webpages?
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