Quite a few listeners have written lately to express an interest in adding additional streams and frequencies to the KSFO feed. We are very lucky to have the assistance, hard work, and site so close to the field thanks to the folks at DynEd. (http://dyned.com/
After some discussion, we’re going to try something new. Given that so many people are interested in “upgrading” certain feeds, we’re going to give KSFO a trial run and see how it works.
Our plan is to put a dedicated streaming machine in, with an 8-input sound card, and a number of additional scanners. Initially we’d like to break it out to at least four feeds, with the potential to add even more depending on how this goes.
Financially this means purchasing the equipment, building it, installing the software, and getting it out there. We’ve spec’d out the system, and here is how it breaks down:
MicroATX Case and Power Supply, $79.99
Motherboard w/ video, audio, and LAN, $59.99
512MB RAM, $46.00
80GB SATA HD, $55.00
8 Input Sound Card, $ 179.00
We have a few scanners left, so we’ll supply them for this one.
Each feed will be on it’s own MONO stream, not in stereo.
Here’s how this will work:
If you are interested in donating specifically to upgrading the KSFO feed, please be sure to either let one of us know that your donation is for KSFO, put a note in the comments through PayPal, or post a message here.
If you just want to pledge a donation in the event that we don’t reach our goal, just post a message here with the amount, or send us a private e-mail if you would prefer.
Either way, I’ll keep this thread updated with the status of the donations, and after 3 weeks or so we’ll see where we are.
Thanks for everyone’s interest!