Category: Broadcast


End of an Era

Radio has been in my life a very long time now. It’s almost 20 years since I broadcast to the web with a friend, a cheap microphone and a chat channel egging us on....


Parsing Wave Files in Python

It sounds like a simple task – grab some WAVE audio files and parse them so we can read the metadata and samples in Python. I mean, the WAVE (really, RIFF with WAVE) format...


Reading Cart Chunk with PowerShell

Look at the audio files in any professional radio playout system. They’ll likely be linear WAVE files with the associated metadata stored in the cart chunk format. With this information it’s usually enough to...