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m.f. mclaughlin m.f. mclaughlin wrote on August 3, 2017 at 6:22 pm:
Since the change of servers, internet reception on two of my devices, Echo and Receiva services, have been problematic The reception breaks up after about 20 minutes and cuts off altogether.
Since the change of servers, internet reception on two of my devices, Echo and Receiva services, have been problematic The reception breaks up after about 20 minutes and cuts off altogether.
Admin Reply by: oldtimeradio
Hi This should not eb happening, first time I have heard of this issue. I will investigate and get back to you. Regards John
Henry Murray Henry Murray from Swadlincote England wrote on August 1, 2017 at 12:47 am:
Hi. Just been listening to British Comedy 1 on 1st August, 2017 at approx 00.30!GMT when you broadcasted an old advert for a TVs programme called Jim lol fix it, a BBC children's programme from the 70s. I am sure it was a mistake on your part as all other media have stopped playing or acknowledging any programme hosted by this country's most prolific paedophile, Jimmy Saville. Please remove this advert from your advert breaks as it is very upsetting for the vast majority if the UK population
Hi. Just been listening to British Comedy 1 on 1st August, 2017 at approx 00.30!GMT when you broadcasted an old advert for a TVs programme called Jim lol fix it, a BBC children's programme from the 70s. I am sure it was a mistake on your part as all other media have stopped playing or acknowledging any programme hosted by this country's most prolific paedophile, Jimmy Saville. Please remove this advert from your advert breaks as it is very upsetting for the vast majority if the UK population
Admin Reply by: oldtimeradio
Hi Henry Thank you for letting me know. I had previously removed this ad together with a public information advert from Rolf Harris together with some music tracks. We have been upgrading servers, so probably the reason it has reappeared. I will deal with it. Regards John
Tim leath Tim leath from London wrote on July 30, 2017 at 7:17 am:
Hi John,have anyone else mentioned that since the move to new servers,some of the load times for channels have got very long,almost a minute quite often ! Comedy two I presume is on "old" server,as its load times are still just a few seconds,while com one is now consistently 45+ seconds.. Tim
Hi John,have anyone else mentioned that since the move to new servers,some of the load times for channels have got very long,almost a minute quite often ! Comedy two I presume is on "old" server,as its load times are still just a few seconds,while com one is now consistently 45+ seconds.. Tim
Admin Reply by: oldtimeradio
Hi Tim Had no complaints regarding load speed. When you say it takes a long time to load, do you mean the players on the website? In reality the server playing out the channels just feed the streaming server which you log onto to listen. Nothing has really changed in that respect. I will take a look. Thanks for letting me know. John
Andrea Andrea from New Zealand wrote on July 30, 2017 at 6:22 am:
Hello -- I am trying to find out about a programme you played in the 17:00 hour (NZST) on the 30th July, called something like The Radio Detective, Philip Marlowe. It was more of a literary critique of Raymond Chandler's Marlowe, and I'd love to be able to find it again, as I missed the first half of the programme.
Hello -- I am trying to find out about a programme you played in the 17:00 hour (NZST) on the 30th July, called something like The Radio Detective, Philip Marlowe. It was more of a literary critique of Raymond Chandler's Marlowe, and I'd love to be able to find it again, as I missed the first half of the programme.
Admin Reply by: oldtimeradio
Hope you enjoyed listening to the whole episode 🙂 John
john a. iaria john a. iaria from florence alabama wrote on July 19, 2017 at 11:43 pm:
no more 19 nocturne blvd or the spaceship? *-( and too much cbs mystery theater... does not make me a happy man
no more 19 nocturne blvd or the spaceship? *-( and too much cbs mystery theater... does not make me a happy man
Admin Reply by: oldtimeradio
Hi John, Thanks for your comment, both will be making a reappearance later this year. Regards John
oldtimeradio oldtimeradio wrote on July 19, 2017 at 12:12 pm:
The Crime & Suspense Channel has been moved to the new server and the program schedule has been refreshed. See the schedules for the updated guide. John
The Crime & Suspense Channel has been moved to the new server and the program schedule has been refreshed. See the schedules for the updated guide. John
Peter in Vancouver Peter in Vancouver from guess wrote on July 17, 2017 at 11:16 pm:
Last night I interrupted telly with my wife to jump into bed with Lemmy, Doc, and Jet. Come to find they've been replaced in their former slot and scattered over the galaxy. Very sad.
Last night I interrupted telly with my wife to jump into bed with Lemmy, Doc, and Jet. Come to find they've been replaced in their former slot and scattered over the galaxy. Very sad.
Admin Reply by: oldtimeradio
Hi Peter, yes the schedules have been revamped. Sorry that Space Patrol has moved from the time slot you are accustomed. It has been years since I updated the schedules. The channel has been moved to a new server and at the same time the schedule was refreshed. I will see what we can do. John
oldtimeradio oldtimeradio wrote on July 14, 2017 at 2:24 pm:
We have just stopped and re-started three channels and completed adding a new UPS unit (uninterrupted power supply) to the new server. This should ensure stability and improved up-time moving forward. John
We have just stopped and re-started three channels and completed adding a new UPS unit (uninterrupted power supply) to the new server. This should ensure stability and improved up-time moving forward. John
oldtimeradio oldtimeradio wrote on July 14, 2017 at 6:05 am:
We are currently migrating 5 channels across to a brand new server. This should finally solve the intermittent problems we have been having with a couple of channels. The American Comedy Channel and British Comedy Channel have already been transferred. PLEASE NOTE: The American Comedy Channel programming schedule has changed. The British Comedy Channels schedule remains unchanged. The Crime & Suspense, OTR Gold and Science Fiction & Supernatural Channels will be transferred by Monday the 17th of July. Thank you for your understanding.
We are currently migrating 5 channels across to a brand new server. This should finally solve the intermittent problems we have been having with a couple of channels. The American Comedy Channel and British Comedy Channel have already been transferred. PLEASE NOTE: The American Comedy Channel programming schedule has changed. The British Comedy Channels schedule remains unchanged. The Crime & Suspense, OTR Gold and Science Fiction & Supernatural Channels will be transferred by Monday the 17th of July. Thank you for your understanding.
Kate H Kate H from Paris wrote on July 7, 2017 at 11:29 pm:
Just wanted to thank you for keeping this running 🙂 love listening whilst I get ready for work and when I'm settling down to sleep at night. Thank you!
Just wanted to thank you for keeping this running 🙂 love listening whilst I get ready for work and when I'm settling down to sleep at night. Thank you!
Peter Peter wrote on June 18, 2017 at 5:09 am:
HI! I really enjoy all of the channels, especially the British comedy and the crime and suspense channels. I noticed the audio on the 1940s Radio channel is garbled. The show title and episode title appear OK above the Listen Now button for 1940s Radio, but the audio is completely garbled. Thought I'd let you know if you're not aware. Thanks again for making the old radio shows available.
HI! I really enjoy all of the channels, especially the British comedy and the crime and suspense channels. I noticed the audio on the 1940s Radio channel is garbled. The show title and episode title appear OK above the Listen Now button for 1940s Radio, but the audio is completely garbled. Thought I'd let you know if you're not aware. Thanks again for making the old radio shows available.
Admin Reply by: oldtimeradio
Hi Peter, We have fixed that problem for the time being and moving forward we are investing in a state of the art new server for the channels. The issue sometimes is that the monitoring system we have does not indicate any errors as the stream is up, but as you say garbled. Recently there was a power failure at the host location and I was unable to access the machine via remote desktop. In the near future I hope to provide a more reliable service. John
Simon Giddy Simon Giddy from Basingstoke wrote on June 12, 2017 at 12:08 pm:
I don't seem to be able to find British comedy 2 on Tunein Radio, which I use on my Kindle.
I don't seem to be able to find British comedy 2 on Tunein Radio, which I use on my Kindle.
Admin Reply by: oldtimeradio
Hi Simon. British Comedy 2 is located on the following link http://tunein.com/radio/British-Radio-Comedy-UK-s257747/. I have written to Tunein AGAIN! to update the channel name. For now, just search or browse for 'British Radio Comedy UK' Hope this helps. John
Stan Arrendell Stan Arrendell from San Nicolas, Aruba wrote on June 5, 2017 at 4:24 pm:
Deanna Durbin - Brindisi has been stuck and playing for more than 12 hours on American comedy (5-5-2017)and nobody reacts from rok's side apart from that I love your stations and I am a big fan
Deanna Durbin - Brindisi has been stuck and playing for more than 12 hours on American comedy (5-5-2017)and nobody reacts from rok's side apart from that I love your stations and I am a big fan
Admin Reply by: oldtimeradio
Hi Stan, it was the extended version of the song (pnly joking) 🙂 Apologies, the American Comedy Channel had gone offline, what you heard was the last few seconds of the buffered stream looping. We know of the occasionally problem with this channel and shortly will be putting a brand new server in place which will prevent these issues. Regards John
Vic Lancaster Vic Lancaster from Charfield wrote on May 25, 2017 at 7:39 pm:
I like ROK radio apart from the Clithero Kid which is aimed at 12 year olds. Just two points: 1). The announcers are difficult to understand and 2). It is frustrating to be told what us coming next and then broadcast something completely different or not scheduled. Otherwise, great.
I like ROK radio apart from the Clithero Kid which is aimed at 12 year olds. Just two points: 1). The announcers are difficult to understand and 2). It is frustrating to be told what us coming next and then broadcast something completely different or not scheduled. Otherwise, great.
Admin Reply by: oldtimeradio
Hi Vic. We will be addressing the announcers soon as we have found a great voice over artist who has offered his services. As for the Clitheroe Kid, lots of people like him, I understand that you and others may not, but we can't please all the people all the time. Thanks for commenting. John
Rob Mackenzie Rob Mackenzie wrote on May 8, 2017 at 2:06 pm:
Thanks for British Comedy 2 -- it gives me the chance to keep listening to good old British comedy while avoiding Jimmy Clitheroe and Hinge & Bracket !!! One suggestion: Could you display the current time in 24-hour-clock format? After all, the schedules are shown in 24-hour format,so that would make them tie up. Keep up the good work!
Thanks for British Comedy 2 -- it gives me the chance to keep listening to good old British comedy while avoiding Jimmy Clitheroe and Hinge & Bracket !!! One suggestion: Could you display the current time in 24-hour-clock format? After all, the schedules are shown in 24-hour format,so that would make them tie up. Keep up the good work!
Admin Reply by: oldtimeradio
I will see what we can do to change the website clock 🙂
Bob Bentley Bob Bentley from Cobble Hill BC wrote on March 27, 2017 at 9:21 pm:
Really enjoy the programming and appreciate all the work you put into making this site work and even exist. Thank you so much.
Really enjoy the programming and appreciate all the work you put into making this site work and even exist. Thank you so much.
Admin Reply by: oldtimeradio
Hi Bob, thank you very much for your support and happy listening in the future 🙂
Robert Hunter Robert Hunter from Hope Mills wrote on March 1, 2017 at 12:04 am:
Love the programming and the shows that I love to listen too.
Love the programming and the shows that I love to listen too.
TonyC TonyC from Salt Lake City wrote on February 27, 2017 at 6:38 am:
Hi John, while your American Comedy server is down you might want to check the program Can You Top This - "Service" episode. When it aired a few nights ago, it was severely distorted after about 30 seconds in. Maybe a fluke. Again, thank you so much for all of your hard work keeping this amazing programming going.
Hi John, while your American Comedy server is down you might want to check the program Can You Top This - "Service" episode. When it aired a few nights ago, it was severely distorted after about 30 seconds in. Maybe a fluke. Again, thank you so much for all of your hard work keeping this amazing programming going.
Admin Reply by: oldtimeradio
Hi Tony, thanks for your message. I know of the American Comedy Channel issues and there in no quick fix unfortunately without impacting the other channels. We will be upgrading the server in the near future and database so this should put things right. I will check the episode and see if it is corrupted or there was a problem with the encoder. Thanks for letting me know, appreciate it. John
Phil Phil from Phoenix, Arizona wrote on February 12, 2017 at 4:50 pm:
Brilliant programs. I was born and grew up in Brighton. Radio was and remains theater or the mind - and the images are far better than any 5K TV can provide.
Brilliant programs. I was born and grew up in Brighton. Radio was and remains theater or the mind - and the images are far better than any 5K TV can provide.
oldtimeradio oldtimeradio wrote on February 11, 2017 at 5:47 pm:
We have a problem affecting one of our streaming service providers which is affecting 5 channels. We hope this will be resolved shortly. Sorry for the inconvenience. John
We have a problem affecting one of our streaming service providers which is affecting 5 channels. We hope this will be resolved shortly. Sorry for the inconvenience. John
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