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Reader question from Domm:

I just got this too but how do you add radio stations to the list?
It won’t let me add typical URLs

I just came back from New Orleans, so I’ll test this on the wonderful WWOZ station.

From Wikipedia:

WWOZ programming is most heavily weighted toward contemporary jazz and rhythm & blues, with other programming including traditional jazz, blues, Cajun music, zydeco, old time and country music, bluegrass, Gospel, Celtic music and World music.

The station is non-profit and specializes in music local to New Orleans.  Cool. Let’s add it to Radio Tray!

To do this, I went to the station website to look for a stream. Look for the “Listen Now” section on the upper right. There are a few quality and format options available. I chose 128k mp3. Right click on the link, and copy the URL. Here is the URL for the NOLA 128k mp3 stream.

http://www.wwoz.org/listen/hi

  1. Right click on Radio Tray and select “Configure radios…”
  2. Click “Add”
  3. Paste the URL into the URL box, and give the stream a name that you will recognize.
  4. Listen & Enjoy!

Note about radio streams: some stations may not have open streams available. Here is what Radio Tray says on this:

  • supports PLS playlist format (Shoutcast/Icecast)
  • supports M3U playlist format
  • supports ASX, WAX and WVX playlist format