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Classical WMHT FM Streaming Audio Help

 
 

Frequently Asked Questions

*How do I listen to the MP3 stream?
*Having issues using the Sonos Controller for Mac or PC?

*How can I bookmark WMHT-FM's audio streams? 
*What audio is available online? 
*What do I need in order to listen to WMHT-FM's live stream? 
*Sometimes the sound cuts out when I listen to the live stream. Why?
*I have the hardware and software I need, but I am not able to connect to the WMHT stream. What can I do?

*I've read through/tried all of this and I'm still having streaming problems. What should I do?

How do I listen to the MP3 stream?

MP3 is a popular audio format which plays in lots of different audio players, so more people can easily listen to WMHT-FM and WEXT online. Real Player will plays the MP3 stream, but you don't have to have Real Player - you can listen with any MP3 player. If you use Windows Media Player, choose the Windows audio stream. For most any other player, choose the MP3 stream. Return to top

Having issues using the Sonos Controller for Mac or PC? 

You can use the Sonos Controller for Mac or PC to add a radio station that does not appear in the radio guide. You must know the streaming URL, and the station must use the streaming MP3 broadcast format.

This station will be added to your Favorites list.

From the Manage menu, select Add Radio Station.

Type the streaming URL for the radio station you want to add to your station list (for this instance: http://live.str3am.com:2070/wmht1.m3u?rn=8107&file=wmht1.m3u)

Type the radio station’s name in the Station Name field, and then click OK. The new radio station appears in your My Radio Stations list. Click here to view the online Sonos guide.

How can I bookmark WMHT-FM's audio streams?

Windows Users: Drag the link to your desktop or right click on a stream link, select "Save Target As" or "Add To Favorites."

Mac Users: Drag the link to your desktop or control-click and select "Download link to disk" or "Add to Favorites." Return to top

What audio is available online?

WMHT-FM and WEXT-FM are streamed live online, which means you can access current programming. Recording industry laws prevent us from archiving our music programs. Return to top

What do I need in order to listen to WMHT-FM's live stream?

WMHT-FM and WEXT are streamed in two formats: Windows Media and MP3. Since you're reading this page, you're probably at a computer that has an internet connection. The computer must also have a sound card, and speakers or headphones.

To listen to our MP3 streams, you need one of the many audio players that can play MP3 format streams. Our favorite of the free MP3 players is Apple's iTunes (it plays on Windows too, not just Macintosh). There are also free versions of WinAmp and Real Player. Follow any of these buttons to download the free MP3 audio player of your choice:

Download iTunes
Download WinAmp
Download Real Player 

To listen to our Windows Media streams, we recommend you download the latest version of Windows Media Player for your operating system. It's free, and there are versions for both Windows and Macintosh.

Download Windows Media Player

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Sometimes the sound cuts out when I listen to the live stream. Why?

Usually this means there are temporary problems on the internet somewhere between our audio servers and your computer - it often resolves itself within a few minutes. You may also hear interruptions in the audio if there is a problem with your computer hardware or software, or if your internet connection is very slow. Return to top

I have the hardware and software I need, but I am not able to connect to the WMHT streams. What can I do?

It is possible that 'all lines are busy', which is why it is important that users disconnect from the stream when they are finished listening, or are away from their computers. Please try back later. If you continue to experience problems, please let us know.

None of this information has helped me; I am still having problems. What should I do?

E-mail us and we will try to help you. In your e-mail, please include as much of the following information as possible:

• Which of WMHT's streams you are having trouble with (Windows Media or MP3; WMHT or WEXT)

• Your Internet connection (DSL, T1, modem, etc.)

• The platform your computer runs (Mac OS X, Windows Vista, Linux, etc.)

• The audio player (and version) you are using (WinAmp, Real Audio, iTunes, Windows Media, etc.)

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