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📻 Indigenous Community Media Fund

December 21, 2022
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Winter Solstice – Northern Hemisphere -40 Celsius here in Tagish Yukon. For our neighbours to the south, -40C is the same as -40F 2023 Call for Proposals for the Indigenous Community Media FundThe Indigenous Community Media Fund at Cultural Survival provides opportunities for Indigenous community radio stations and media outlets to strengthen their broadcast infrastructure […]

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OBServer Release v5.3.1

November 18, 2022
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Latest version receiving new features. This version breaks compatibility with modules due to code/API refactoring. For production environments, consider latest v5.2 release until modules are updated. Source code (zip) Source code (tar.gz) Features API v2 using more modern RESTful implementation (alpha) begin building automated testing via CodeCeption (alpha) OB CLI tool (alpha) with “check install” […]

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🛠 Build a better broadcast application with open source tools

November 11, 2022
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OBServer Restful API Code Update We’ve been picking away at code refactoring and API stabilization over the last 6 months. * selected the PSR-12 standard and have updated code to be compliant * started defining and implementing our API v2 more in line with typical REST principles * started transitioning dependencies to be composer-managed PHP […]

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📻 Rob is Analog 📻 ALFF Audience Favorite Award

March 8, 2022
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Available Light Film Festival 2022 Audience Choice Winners The winner of the ALFF Audience Choice Award for Best Canadian Documentary, Rob Is Analog, was also the audience favorite overall. Yukon filmmaker, Jessica Hall’s funny and charming documentary about “Radio Rob” Hopkins: a ramshackle communications pirate who pioneered community radio in Southern Yukon and fights for […]

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How do I use OpenBroadcaster for Legislative Broadcasting and Audio Archiving?

March 2, 2022
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 Legislative Broadcasting and Recording – Setup server and player as normal – Create a DPL that plays the “Off Air” message on repeat – Create a InSession playlist that plays a message on repeat like “The legislature is in session but the audio is currently disabled. Please stand by for resumption of the session” – […]

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📻 Rob is Analog 📻 World Radio Day

February 15, 2022
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Happy World Radio Day 2022 https://openbroadcaster.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/wrd_cfet_tagish.mp4?_=2 Rob “Radio Rob” Hopkins is an analog guy in a digital world. A communications pirate fighting for the public’s right to something they might not even know they want. This charming and funny documentary tracks Rob’s quixotic quest to attain a CRTC licence for an over the air community […]

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📻 UNESCO Remote Radio Week

November 16, 2021
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5th Asia Pacific Community Network Xchange We are on a panel discussion with the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) regarding Community Radio and it’s relationship with Community Networks, especially those stations with communications challenges. Date: November 17, 2021 Time: 0500-0715 UTC AGENDA Album Art A large American university recently sponsored development of a feature […]

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Out In The Open – Spring 2021

April 2, 2021
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Radio Station in a Box Complete RIAB (Radio Station in a Box) assembled in a hard shell mobile case. 100% solid state, no moving parts 1. Open covers of mobile case 2. Hook up antenna, AC power and internet 3. Begin broadcasting POLLY AI Voices Update for ML210 legacy customers We have created a new […]

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📽️ Pop Up Drive-In Cinema

September 24, 2020
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Decade + OpenBroadcaster = Pop Up Drive-In Cinema 📽️   https://openbroadcaster.com/case-studies/pop-up-drive-in-cinema On the evenings of September 11 + 12, we participated in a really interesting public installation, at the Whitehorse Library. A series of films were shared with an audience in their cars, tuning into a temporary LPFM radio signal for the audio. During the […]

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How did I get here in radio land?

January 23, 2018
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Rob Hopkins – Tagish, Yukon Back in 1989 – 1993 I was able to save up and take off with my bicycle and spend a few years traveling around the world, through China, India, South East Asia and Europe. I was able to subsidize my traveling and live the “Yukon dream” by spending 6 months […]

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Open Source CAP (Common Alerting Protocol) Broadcast Application Developed in Canada

September 5, 2016
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For Immediate Release September 5, 2016 OpenBroadcaster occupies a unique space in the marketplace as the only company in North America that offers a full suite radio automation and media asset management software package equipped with its own emergency messaging system adhering to the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) CAP-CP History Aug 29, 2014 the Canadian […]

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Emergency Radio and TV Testing

March 11, 2015
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Invitation for Emergency Radio and TV testing Tagish and Haines Junction Yukon On March 10, 2015 between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm Pacific daylight savings time Yukon Emergency Measures Organization will be conducting two live to air broadcast intrusive tests of the Yukon Emergency Public Alerting System in Tagish and Haines Junction, Yukon in conjunction […]

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Emergency Radio and TV Testing

March 9, 2015
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Invitation for Emergency Radio and TV testing Tagish and Haines Junction Yukon On March 10, 2015 between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm Pacific daylight savings time Yukon Emergency Measures Organization will be conducting two live to air broadcast intrusive tests of the Yukon Emergency Public Alerting System in Tagish and Haines Junction, Yukon in conjunction […]

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On Thin Ice: Promoting Disability Inclusive Emergency Preparedness and Response, in Canada’s Arctic

February 10, 2015
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Media Release 9 Feb 2015 In 2013, the Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) launched the On Thin Ice (OTI) Project. Funded by the Government of Canada’s Social Development Partnerships Program, the project seeks to protect lives and improve the security, well-being, and inclusion of persons with disabilities (physical, cognitive and sensory) and […]

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