[amsat-bb] Re: MIR sound clip

Jonathan Guthrie ka8kpn at brokersys.com
Mon Oct 19 17:29:16 PDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-10-19 at 16:21 -0700, laura halliday wrote:
> Bill N5AB wrote:
> > Here's a MIR clip I recorder years ago, using a cassette recorder
> > with vox, hooked to a Radio Shack scanner.
> > The file is named 8-25-99, but I'm not sure when the recording happened.

> > http://web.mac.com/mrbillmac/Site/MIR_sound_file.html

> > The file plays okay from the web page, on a Mac... haven't tried it
> > on a PC yet.

> It plays fine on a PC if you have the QuickTime plug-in, free from Apple.

For what it's worth, my Linux computer at home plays it just fine. The
one at work had issues, probably with the Javascript at mac.com.  I'll
look into it when I get the time.  I was surprised because the QT codecs
seem to be quite hit or miss under Linux.


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