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some steps from my journal

In one of my journal entries I write about how to record the radio on a BrailleNote. To do this, follow these steps,

1. from the media menu, select media setup menu, then select recording options.
2. At the default input source setting, press space with dots 3-4 until fm radio is displayed.
3. If you use the record button, also do the same as step 2 with the record button input source.
4. Now turn on your radio and tune to a station.
5. Press the record button or start recording. The recording quality is very, very, good. Continue reading

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follow up on internet radio comercials

I know I’ve been blogging a lot lately, but I just have a lot to talk about this month. As it is election season, you are probably hearing a lot of pollitical advertizements on your local radio stations, as I am here. As I was listening to a station owned by Cumulus Media, I realized that even they don’t play the same comercials on there internet streams as they do on the actual station. This got me thinking. The conclusion I came to was that this happens no matter the size of the company. However, companies don’t take it the same way. One of the reasons I don’t like to listen to CBS Radio stations is because there commercials are all over the place. They switch before they are done playing, and they do this multiple times per set. Some companies, such as Cumulus, do it right. If everyone could follow there lead, then I won’t be quite so annoyed. Continue reading

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correction to my earlier post

Well all, I wanted to make a correction to an earlier post about flash content. In that post, I had mentioned that the CBS radio player was completely inaccessible to the blind. However, looking at it today, it looks like it has been redesigned since the last time I looked at it, and now it looks pretty accessible. Continue reading

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