Ryakuga Simulcast Radio
Link here to the complete list of Ryakuga broadcasts and webcasts from 1995 to 2003.
The first Ryakuga public webcast was an oil forum in Cap St-Georges, March 7, 2001.
The first simulcast (broadcast and webcast) was sponsored by the Long Range Regional Economic Development Board in Stephenville in November, 2001.
In 2003 the Enlarging the Circle/Engrandir Le Cercle project produced nine simulcasts in sou'west Newfoundland. This was followed up by four Tuning in to Climate Change simulcasts across the island.
Simulcast events (simultaneous FM radio broadcasts and webcasts) in the fall of 2002 included the Long Range Regional Economic Development Board event from Stephenville on Nov. 2 and 3, and the week before two events in St. John's. The Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador sponsored a three day 10th anniversary celebration while local francophones celebrated a 20th anniversary.
In October, 2002 we webcast (video and audio) plenary sessions of the Global Community Networking congress in Montreal. The audio was archived in the MP4 format.
In July 2002, we webcast Blues Night by Neil Bishop, Dennis Parker and Scott Goudie from the Stephenville Theatre Festival.
We have also archived Neil and Scott's legendary 1994 CD - The Gig.
Sharing Our Future/Partager Notre Avenir webcasts included FM 104.7 simulcasts from Burnt Islands, Bay St. George South and Stephenville.
We also webcast the Gerry Formanger Tribute Concert from the Silver Dollar and the St. Mary's University International Night.
Contrary to what we previously announced, you can listen to a live broadcast with QuickTime 6, QuickTime 5 or QuickTime 4 (but not QuickTime 3 or Windows Media Player or Real Media Player).
Click on the atom to test your player. At the time of the live broadcast, go to www.ryakuga.org for a direct link.
If you have QuickTime 6, 5 or 4 installed on your computer, you can listen to the archived broadcasts, and the live streams.
For more explanation, click here to link to a QuickTime Tutorial.
Again, to listen to the live broadcasts will need a free QuickTime 4 or 5 or 6 Player - click on the QuickTime logo below.
You can ask to be placed on this mailing list for an emailed trigger file at the time of the webcast (more information in the tutorial).
For maximum stability, here's what we suggest you do at the time of a live broadcast (we play music before each broadcast).
1. Connect to the internet.
2. Start the QuickTime player by itself outside the browser.
3. Click file/open url.
4. Type in an url you can get at ryakuga.org at the time of the broadcast.>
5. This will take you straight to the broadcast being streamed from the Ryakuga server.
Click on the logo to download a free Quicktime 6 player