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Really bad Internet radio this last week...?

Discussion in 'Belgium and the Netherlands' started by Lycanthrope, Feb 5, 2015.

  1. Lycanthrope

    Lycanthrope Member

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    Hi Folks - I've got the habit to listen to Internet radio and the last week it has been incredibly unstable with constant interruptions, even when I have a full 3G signal.

    I'm wondering if this might be related to v6.1 or just a coincidence, has anyone else experienced issues?

    Cheers, Dave
     
  2. PaulW5

    PaulW5 *****Driver

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    No problem over here (Netherlands). I only listen by internet, I haven't use DAB in months ;-)
     
  3. RCH1708

    RCH1708 Member

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    Fine here. Never use DAB, it's pathetic.
     
  4. redevries

    redevries René de Vries

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    There is a fix for DAB, which I had installed during the annual service. The difference is unbelievable. They also installed a fix for the antennae, and reception has improved tremendously, no more switching back to FM.
     
  5. PaulusdB

    PaulusdB Mayor Gnomus Vintage Limb

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    Can you give some more details on this fix, René?

    What does it exactly consist of, or you have a TSB number?

    DAB+ reception is OK in my car, but does switch to FM at certain geographic cold spots. E.g. A2 north of Zaltbommel.
     
  6. PaulW5

    PaulW5 *****Driver

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    In my opinion the thread is about "internet radio" not DAB ;-)
     
  7. Lycanthrope

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    I'm also curious to know about potential antenna adaptations because I think it's pretty bad as it is - I often have full signal on my iPhone and just 1 or 2 bars on the car. I would have expected the converse.
     
  8. AlexT

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    I have had a similar situation with RDIO since the last update (6.1): when buffering a new song, it starts playing immediately for 4-8 seconds, then pauses 2 seconds, and then restarts the song after buffering is completed.
     
  9. redevries

    redevries René de Vries

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    I'll post the details later, but essentially they added some ferromagnetic beads to the antenna for DAB, and replaced the entire DAB receiver. I don't think there was any TSB Involved. In total the invoice had 18 line items, and I only paid for the service: 700 VAT included.....

    And now, by popular request, back to the Internet radio - no problems experienced :)
     

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