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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.

  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