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Regarding the running of a Shoutcast server from your home connection, keep in mind that while technically possible, this may violate your ISPs terms of service. Most residential ISP services prohibit the operation of servers, as they claim it can degrade the network for their other subscribers.
Of course, they are happy to sell you a business level of service at double to triple the cost, probably on the same equipment.
Another thing to keep in mind is that using an ISP like DSL and especially cable, your total number of listeners will be low as compared to what a server running with a high-bandwidth connection can do. Your “up speed” is limited, and each listener will consume a certain amount of that. After a while, all the bandwidth is used up and streaming quits working.
Soon to be on the air in Omaha, Nebraska