Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




1949 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 243

Subscriber

Topic # 216647 6-Jul-2017 12:16
Send private message quote this post

Hi all,

 

I hope I've posted this question in the correct forum...

 

Could someone please tell me how I can locate the urls for the live streams for George FM and The Rock radio stations?  I have a few Bose Soundlink products which I use to listen to these stations.  Bose uses vTuner to source all online radio stations available on Soundlink products but a couple of days ago the link to their streams stopped working so I assume Mediaworks changed their streams recently.  The guys at vTuner cannot use the Listen Live link on each of the respective stations homepages as they are now Flash based.

 

I can still pick up George FM (haven't tried The Rock) on Tunein radio so my logic tells me direct streams must still be available (ok I am guessing!).  The obvious answer is to contact Mediaworks but I can see that being a hassle.

 

Is there a way to determine them myself?  Any help would be appreciated.  Cheers!

 

** EDIT - I meant to say Bose Soundtouch products, not Soundlink which are just bluetooth speakers. **


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2
19947 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3661

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1813742 6-Jul-2017 12:20
Send private message quote this post

They are activly hiding streams to push people towards the aweful rova app so they can force other content to you and get all the access the app asks for to your devices. I am guessing that makes them more valuable to their customers and a majority of their product will install the app without questioning it.





Richard rich.ms

3156 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 371


  Reply # 1813745 6-Jul-2017 12:24
Send private message quote this post

The Breeze Auckland is gone too... Breeze Chch is still working.

 

I don't listen to the Breeze, but still.

 

 

 

I'm guessing MWR won't put any resources into helping resolve this as they will be pushing people towards their new app... because, um, radio people.

 

 

 

Interestingly enough, all new audio visual receivers from all brands have moved to TuneIn for 2017... everyone has bailed on vTuner.


 
 
 
 


3045 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 861

Subscriber

  Reply # 1813751 6-Jul-2017 12:35
Send private message quote this post

richms:

 

They are activly hiding streams to push people towards the aweful rova app so they can force other content to you and get all the access the app asks for to your devices. I am guessing that makes them more valuable to their customers and a majority of their product will install the app without questioning it.

 

 

Would it be possible to just sniff the traffic and pull put the URL's?




1949 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 243

Subscriber

  Reply # 1813753 6-Jul-2017 12:37
Send private message quote this post

richms:

 

They are activly hiding streams to push people towards the aweful rova app so they can force other content to you and get all the access the app asks for to your devices. I am guessing that makes them more valuable to their customers and a majority of their product will install the app without questioning it.

 

 

Interesting.  Thanks for the insight.




1949 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 243

Subscriber

  Reply # 1813755 6-Jul-2017 12:37
Send private message quote this post

Dunnersfella:

 

Interestingly enough, all new audio visual receivers from all brands have moved to TuneIn for 2017... everyone has bailed on vTuner.

 

 

Everyone but Bose :-(




1949 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 243

Subscriber

  Reply # 1813756 6-Jul-2017 12:38
Send private message quote this post

chevrolux:

 

Would it be possible to just sniff the traffic and pull put the URL's?

 

 

How would one do that?


3339 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 312

Trusted

  Reply # 1813793 6-Jul-2017 13:02
Send private message quote this post

I tried with iHeart.com and a chromecast (so that I could use openhab to poke the URL on a switch, to replace an FM radio), but couldn't get it to go.  The page source had a number of urls available.  Can you do tunein via browser?

 

 





Previously known as psycik

NextPVR/OpenHAB: 
Gigabyte AMD A8 Brix --> Samsung LA46A650D via HDMI, NextPVR,OpenHAB with Aeotech ZWave Controller
Media:Chromecast v2, ATV4, Roku3, Raspberry PI temperature Sensors and Bluetooth LE Sensors,HDHomeRun Dual
Windows 2012 
Host (Plex Server/Crashplan): 2x2TB, 2x3TB, 1x4TB using DriveBender, Samsung 850 evo 512 GB SSD, Hyper-V Server with 1xW10, 1xW2k8, 2xUbuntu 16.04 LTS, Crashplan, NextPVR channel for Plex,NextPVR Metadata Agent and Scanner for Plex


6609 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2083

Subscriber

  Reply # 1813794 6-Jul-2017 13:05
Send private message quote this post

tunein has a rock stream: http://tunein.com/radio/The-Rock-902-s25248/ could pull something off there

 

also a few more NZ ones here: http://tunein.com/radio/local/

 

i dont know how to find the url for the streams though

 

 


3339 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 312

Trusted

  Reply # 1813801 6-Jul-2017 13:15
Send private message quote this post

Jase2985:

 

tunein has a rock stream: http://tunein.com/radio/The-Rock-902-s25248/ could pull something off there

 

also a few more NZ ones here: http://tunein.com/radio/local/

 

i dont know how to find the url for the streams though

 

 

 

 

 

 

possibly something in here http://tunein.com/radio/The-Rock-902-s25248/?streamid=76682025  But unlike iheartradio there's no defined m3u8 file or HLS stream.

 

I  might try with fiddler

 

 





Previously known as psycik

NextPVR/OpenHAB: 
Gigabyte AMD A8 Brix --> Samsung LA46A650D via HDMI, NextPVR,OpenHAB with Aeotech ZWave Controller
Media:Chromecast v2, ATV4, Roku3, Raspberry PI temperature Sensors and Bluetooth LE Sensors,HDHomeRun Dual
Windows 2012 
Host (Plex Server/Crashplan): 2x2TB, 2x3TB, 1x4TB using DriveBender, Samsung 850 evo 512 GB SSD, Hyper-V Server with 1xW10, 1xW2k8, 2xUbuntu 16.04 LTS, Crashplan, NextPVR channel for Plex,NextPVR Metadata Agent and Scanner for Plex


3339 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 312

Trusted

  Reply # 1813806 6-Jul-2017 13:18
3 people support this post
Send private message quote this post

Here we go:

 

http://icecast.mediaworks.co.nz:8000/therock_128kbps

 

Found in chrome Dev tools





Previously known as psycik

NextPVR/OpenHAB: 
Gigabyte AMD A8 Brix --> Samsung LA46A650D via HDMI, NextPVR,OpenHAB with Aeotech ZWave Controller
Media:Chromecast v2, ATV4, Roku3, Raspberry PI temperature Sensors and Bluetooth LE Sensors,HDHomeRun Dual
Windows 2012 
Host (Plex Server/Crashplan): 2x2TB, 2x3TB, 1x4TB using DriveBender, Samsung 850 evo 512 GB SSD, Hyper-V Server with 1xW10, 1xW2k8, 2xUbuntu 16.04 LTS, Crashplan, NextPVR channel for Plex,NextPVR Metadata Agent and Scanner for Plex


3045 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 861

Subscriber

  Reply # 1813827 6-Jul-2017 13:44
Send private message quote this post

Satch:

 

chevrolux:

 

Would it be possible to just sniff the traffic and pull put the URL's?

 

 

How would one do that?

 

 

Haha no idea to be honest. I could just envision sniffing the traffic and then analyse it with the likes of wireshark. Surely would be able to pull something out of the requests?




1949 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 243

Subscriber

  Reply # 1813831 6-Jul-2017 13:46
Send private message quote this post

davidcole:

 

Here we go:

 

http://icecast.mediaworks.co.nz:8000/therock_128kbps

 

Found in chrome Dev tools

 

 

Thank you very much!  I have submitted the above url to vTuner to update (and the George FM one too - found all Mediaworks radio station links here http://icecast.mediaworks.co.nz:8000/).  One really good thing about vTuner is they are very quick to respond and update their links when you ask.

 

One last request if it is not asking too much, are you able to work out the direct link to the Nu Vibes channel on this website please? https://audiogrooves.net/

 

Or... is there a resource available that I could learn how to do this myself?

 

Once again thank you!


3339 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 312

Trusted

  Reply # 1813833 6-Jul-2017 13:50
Send private message quote this post

Satch:

 

davidcole:

 

Here we go:

 

http://icecast.mediaworks.co.nz:8000/therock_128kbps

 

Found in chrome Dev tools

 

 

Thank you very much!  I have submitted the above url to vTuner to update (and the George FM one too - found all Mediaworks radio station links here http://icecast.mediaworks.co.nz:8000/).  One really good thing about vTuner is they are very quick to respond and update their links when you ask.

 

One last request if it is not asking too much, are you able to work out the direct link to the Nu Vibes channel on this website please? https://audiogrooves.net/

 

Or... is there a resource available that I could learn how to do this myself?

 

Once again thank you!

 

 

 

 

So what I did, was start up chrome development tools (hamburger, more tools, developer tools) - Went to the network tab.  Turn on preserve log.   And then go to your URL (audiogrooves.net).

 

When it starts playing look through all the requests for a type of media.  i think audiogroove is something like soul.ogg for the soul channel.  Right click on it and copy url





Previously known as psycik

NextPVR/OpenHAB: 
Gigabyte AMD A8 Brix --> Samsung LA46A650D via HDMI, NextPVR,OpenHAB with Aeotech ZWave Controller
Media:Chromecast v2, ATV4, Roku3, Raspberry PI temperature Sensors and Bluetooth LE Sensors,HDHomeRun Dual
Windows 2012 
Host (Plex Server/Crashplan): 2x2TB, 2x3TB, 1x4TB using DriveBender, Samsung 850 evo 512 GB SSD, Hyper-V Server with 1xW10, 1xW2k8, 2xUbuntu 16.04 LTS, Crashplan, NextPVR channel for Plex,NextPVR Metadata Agent and Scanner for Plex


1423 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 229

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1813836 6-Jul-2017 13:54
Send private message quote this post

 

 Interestingly enough, all new audio visual receivers from all brands have moved to TuneIn for 2017... everyone has bailed on vTuner.

 

 

I fell foul of this with a Sony system I got a few years ago... such potential utterly lost.

 

Hope tunein doesnt disappear soon....





________
AK

3339 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 312

Trusted

  Reply # 1813838 6-Jul-2017 13:58
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

antoniosk:

 

 

 Interestingly enough, all new audio visual receivers from all brands have moved to TuneIn for 2017... everyone has bailed on vTuner.

 

 

I fell foul of this with a Sony system I got a few years ago... such potential utterly lost.

 

Hope tunein doesnt disappear soon....

 

 

 

 

it's a pity none of the receivers (as far as I know) allow you to assign a hardware button to a stream, so you can switch like presets on FM.  Having to dive down into menu upon menu seems like a backwards step for usability.

 

 





Previously known as psycik

NextPVR/OpenHAB: 
Gigabyte AMD A8 Brix --> Samsung LA46A650D via HDMI, NextPVR,OpenHAB with Aeotech ZWave Controller
Media:Chromecast v2, ATV4, Roku3, Raspberry PI temperature Sensors and Bluetooth LE Sensors,HDHomeRun Dual
Windows 2012 
Host (Plex Server/Crashplan): 2x2TB, 2x3TB, 1x4TB using DriveBender, Samsung 850 evo 512 GB SSD, Hyper-V Server with 1xW10, 1xW2k8, 2xUbuntu 16.04 LTS, Crashplan, NextPVR channel for Plex,NextPVR Metadata Agent and Scanner for Plex


 1 | 2
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

IDC thinks ANZ is a nation
Posted 27-Jul-2017 11:51


British new home buyers see ultrafast broadband as vital
Posted 27-Jul-2017 09:46


Australians want NZ-style gigabit, but for less
Posted 27-Jul-2017 08:57


Push notifications: A productivity killer
Posted 25-Jul-2017 14:15


Intergen takes SKYCITY to the cloud
Posted 25-Jul-2017 14:04


Nothing nebulous about Microsoft’s cloud-transition
Posted 21-Jul-2017 15:34


We’re spending more on tech, but not as much as Australians
Posted 21-Jul-2017 11:43


Endace announces EndaceFabric for network-wide packet recording
Posted 20-Jul-2017 20:49


Acorn 6: MacOS image editing for the rest of us
Posted 20-Jul-2017 17:04


HTC faces backlash over keyboard pop-up ads
Posted 19-Jul-2017 15:53


BNZ adds Visa credit cards to Android Pay wallet
Posted 18-Jul-2017 19:44


Still living in a Notification hell – Om Malik
Posted 18-Jul-2017 13:00


Duet Display uses iPad to extend Mac, PC
Posted 18-Jul-2017 10:58


PC sales could be worse
Posted 17-Jul-2017 07:34


Crypto-currencies, tulips, market bubbles
Posted 17-Jul-2017 06:38



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.