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 Whether at home or office, out on the hiking trail, or in a vehicle, any web-enabled device can tune in the JiveRadio stream (jiveradio.org - no spaces)



Basic Streaming: How to listen to us via the Internet is quite easy and should be no problem if you have a (1) a computer or laptop with a (2) functioning internet connection. 

Step 1.  Go to your browser. 

Step 2.  Using your preferred search engine (google, yahoo, etc.) type in JiveRadio.org. Reminder: type in JiveRadio.org with no spaces.

Step 3.  The first option you see (usually) will be JiveRadio.  Click on that. 

Step 4.   The JiveRadio home page will quickly appear.  You'll see a button in the upper left-hand corner of the page, a Listen button.  Click on that. 

Step 5.  There we are.  Dig us.  The song and artist will be identified under that listen button.  

Step 6.   Get a decent pair of laptop speakers.  They're not expensive.  if you want to get into it, you can go to an electronics store and hear some speakers. Computer speakers can really enhance your online listening experience. 

Step 7.   nice pair of headphones or earbuds are good to have as well.

Step 8.  That's pretty much it.  Enjoy!  you are now streaming JiveRadio.

More details: 

If you don't have a web-enabled device, and would like a table-top type radio to listen at home, we recommend this: WEB RADIO FOR HOME . It is a self-contained boom box that can be hooked up to your home stereo (for bigger sound), and can also do the myriad tasks of a tablet.

By Spring we will be offering a custom version of the Zettaly web radio above, the "JiveRadio Media Toaster", which is stripped-down, no-nonsense player that offers one-touch JiveRadio, with HBO Now, Netflix,YouTube & TuneIn Radio apps pre-installed.

  Once you have a device, there are many ways to access the stream:

1.  From any browser, go to jiveradio.org and use the player at the top of page

2.  By using any media player (winamp, iTunes, VLC, etc...) and pointing it to our streaming portal: http://50.7.76.250:8757/live

3.  By downloading our mobile app (iOS, Android) from: http://m.appbuild.io/jiveradi


Some third party radio aggregators, such as TuneIn [https://tunein.com/get-tunein/] will scroll artist/track title/album art. But BE CAREFUL! --- many of these purveyors will try to trick you into subscribing, which is only needed if you want to avoid their ads or want their premium content. Almost all offer free versions. 

MOBILE LISTENING - For older vehicles with FM radios, low-cost ($15-$25) 'dongles' are plentiful. If you do NOT have bluetooth, or don't know what it is, this type of device will plug into your device's headphone jack and broadcast it over FM to an empty channel on your car radio that you select: FM TRANSMITTER FOR CAR

If you DO have/use bluetooth on your device, but you car does NOT have it, one of these will listen to your device via bluetooth and broadcast it over FM to an empty channel that you select: FM TRANSMITTER W/BLUETOOTH FOR CAR

 

Google's Chromecast is an affordable, compelling media streamer that lets you watch video from your mobile devices on your television. But it only works with an HDMI connection, and that leaves anything without a big screen out of the game. Now Google has released the Chromecast Audio, a new variant designed solely to turn your speakers wireless for music streaming. It works just like the Chromecast, and has the same low $35 price tag, but it lacks video output and instead connects via a 3.5mm audio jack (with support for stereo RCA and optical audio). And, just like the original Chromecast, it does exactly what it claims to do, extremely well, and at a very reasonable price. 

 Finally there's Amazon Echo & Google Home.  Enjoy your music using a personal assistant device.With a simple voice command, play tunes from services like TuneIn. Enjoy even more compatible audio services by streaming directly from your phone or computer.

  If you have a Bose Wave Music System or something similar, try this simple approach:

Check the back of your stand-alone system to find the aux connector (the red/white connections). Head to any electronics store or buy from Amazon a  3.5mm Stereo Female to Dual RCA Male - 6 IN aux - aux connector - probably 2 bucks or less.  Connect the red/white ends to your system & the headphone jack to your phone. Turn the system to aux. Launch JiveRadio.org or www.thefine89.com. Hit play, making sure volumes are set to your liking.


  The same technique holds if you want to connect any portable speaker, bluetooth enabled or not, by attaching a simple aux-to-aux connector, turn the speaker on, launch jiveradio and hit play. 

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