I’m looking at reviving my part-15 station and this is one of the changes I’m looking at making: putting the playout system on the pole along with the transmitter, then all I need to run is power out there. The RPi has onboard wifi so I can just have it on wifi for remote-access (in a headless setup of course). I’ve used a large number of RPi’s…[Read more]
Very good. Additionally, for any text-2-speech engine you can fix pronunciation mistakes by changing your text to a phonetic equivalent. Additionally, if you are trying to programmatically/dynamically generate speech for use on-air, you can run your text through a script which converts words and abbreviations into their phonetic equivalents.
I’m actually very surprised my login still works here, lol. And glad this place is still around while the “other hobby broadcaster forums” still take themselves waaaay to serious. Hoping to fire up my old part-15 rig after a few years of absence after a transient static spike took my transmitter out. It was an easy fix once I had the time to dive…[Read more]
dosman started the topic Triggering 3rd party scripts with Zara Radio – track name annunciation in the forum Broadcast Equipment 8 years, 6 months ago
Last month I got around to adding track name annunciation to my part15 station. Every 4 tracks it generates a text-to-speech wave file for the previous 4 track names that played. The output is like this: “That was Krister Nielsen – Firelord, before that was Hazel – Bruce Lee (Fists Of Fury), before that was Dafunk – Frozen Minds (Total depression…[Read more]
This is a unix shell script I wrote which dumps/decodes the ZaraRadio event backup files (ending in .evt). It outputs human-readable text and can also format the output as HTML. I’ve tested it with Zara .evt files from free version 1.62, it probably works with most versions. The need for this? Not huge, but handy if you want to publish your event…[Read more]