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# 26704 1-Oct-2008 09:39
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Have a situation that is more annoying than anything else, but just wondered if anyone else is experiencing this.  First the infrastructure:

Telecom Pro Advanced (FS/FS), 3Com wireless modem/router synched @ 8300 kbps, Netgear MP101 Music Player

Most of the day I have music streaming from US stations.  For the past 3 days I consistently get drops in my connection about every 5 - 10 minutes.  The music dies and I have to manually re-connect to the station after every 3rd failure.  As I said it is mainly annoying, unless it is a symptom of something more sinister?

Just wondering if anyone else seeing spotty service of late.



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  # 168259 1-Oct-2008 10:20
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I’ve not experienced anything like that. Have you tried various stations to ensure the problemn is not at source?



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  # 168266 1-Oct-2008 10:46
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Yes, I should have pointed out that it is happening across all the stations I usually listen to (US-based) which are spread across the country (not the same server).

I also noticed that when I do a tracert, the 3rd hop always times out (see below), is that normal?

Tracing route to sc1.abacast.com [216.218.147.60]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

  1     2 ms     2 ms     2 ms  192.168.10.1
  2    12 ms     9 ms    31 ms  219-89-53-1.dialup.xtra.co.nz [219.89.53.1]
  3     *        *        *     Request timed out.
  4    12 ms    11 ms    12 ms  xe6-0-0-10.akbr5.global-gateway.net.nz [202.37.244.221]
  5     9 ms     7 ms     8 ms  xe0-0-0-2.akbr4.global-gateway.net.nz [202.50.232.77]
  6   160 ms   160 ms   160 ms  so-0-3-1.sjbr2.global-gateway.net.nz [203.96.120.106]
  7   134 ms   139 ms   133 ms  so1-0-0.pabr4.global-gateway.net.nz [202.50.232.102]
  8   162 ms   162 ms   161 ms  paix.he.net [198.32.176.20]
  9   162 ms   170 ms   170 ms  10gigabitethernet1-2.core1.fmt1.he.net [66.160.158.241]
 10   138 ms   140 ms   134 ms  216.218.147.60

Trace complete.


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