Subject: Re: bktr audio device
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/04/2003 19:38:07
On Sat, Jan 04, 2003 at 09:11:08AM -0800, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> Having said that ... this is cool -- I have a BT-878, and I would love to
> be able to archive _Fresh Air_ broadcasts more easily :-)

I have written a command line program to control /dev/radio and record
audio (and compress the audio in real time using lame).  I can put the
quickly hacked sources on the web if there's interest..

Recording statistics:
 Start time   14:40:00   Stop time 16:00:00   Length     0 01:20:00
 Sample rate  32000 Hz   Real      32070 Hz   Total 615743488 bytes
 Output file name        "/s/me030104.mp3"
 Tuner freq  88.70 MHz   "ylen1"
 FIFO size     4096 kB   Top usage    64 kB   (1.5%)
 Audio was encoded to mp3 format at 96 kbps