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Old 07-18-2010, 2:32 PM
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Anybody know why the Winnebago County Rockford IL live audio feed has been offline?
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Old 07-22-2010, 10:39 AM
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Here is what we send to people inquiring about a feed being offline:

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RadioReference.com is just the delivery platform for the over 1800+ feeds provided by an entirely volunteer group. With this in mind unfortunately we have little to no control over the availability of the live audio feeds hosted on our site.
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Old 07-24-2010, 10:59 AM
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ok thanks So I guess unless someone else volunteers for this feed it will never be available correct?
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Old 07-28-2010, 9:51 AM
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Which begs a similar question, related to one which I submitted last night, regarding Harford County, MD; to wit, if RR is merely the vector for 1800+ scanner feeds, how do we contact the source for a particularly desired feed to inquire why the feed is off line? I know in my case I depend upon sources such as RR because I can't afford the megabucks it costs to get a trunked digital scanner that can follow HC police/fire/EMS.
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Old 08-01-2010, 9:57 AM
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It is very frustrating for a feed you like being offline all the time. I live in washington county Ohio. Someone put a feed up for this county on July 18th. It was online for a total of 4 hours that day and hasn't been back online since
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Old 08-01-2010, 10:36 AM
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When a stream goes off-line the source gets a notification email from RR. Sometimes it's easy to get the stream back on-line... sometimes not. There's a lot involved here like computers, software, radios, antennas and internet connections.
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