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HELP!
HOW TO LISTEN TO THE DIVIDING LINE:

Effective January 1, 2009, the Dividing Line broadcasts in MP3 format. Prior to this date we used the OGG Vorbis format.
Should you experience problems listening, this page will offer some suggestions.

HELP MENU:

Players
Getting the Audio
Troubleshooting

PLAYERS

DLBN should stream via just about any MP3 Player

To listen with your own MP3-compliant player, click the "Launch YOUR Player" button above. It looks like this:

You can listen to our streaming audio with any player that supports the MP3 format.
We recommend these:

PC Users:

Mac Users:

 

GETTING THE AUDIO

Once you have a compatible player installed and configured, all you have to do is click the "LAUNCH YOUR PLAYER" button above.
It looks like this:

The audio is suitable for high-speed Internet connections like Cable or DSL.  Dial-up or other slow connections will likely experience buffering (playback will pause while your computer downloads more of the feed). This is beyond our control.

Known bug: The "Now Playing" information in the playlist window works only with a live show. It does not work with the automated feed. We are working on a fix for this.

STARTING THE AUDIO MANUALLY:
(Screen shot examples use Winamp with the "Classic Skin")

To play the audio using the "Play URL" feature, press Play > Location (or Ctrl+L)  (shows the Open Location dialog box) and copy and paste the following URLs into directly into the filename box: http://thedividingline.com:8000/dlbn.mp3

You can test your ability to listen to our audio any time of day with our 24/7 streaming audio.

 

TROUBLESHOOOTING

These instructions are for Winamp. If you are using a different player please try to find the equivalent in your player.

TROUBLESHOOTING ISSUES:
 

Player opens when the LISTEN button clicked, but does not connect
The link behind the LISTEN button should open your default player and connect to the audio feed. If it does not, click PLAY > LOCATION (or Ctrl+L). In the address field, type (or copy and paste) the following:

  •  http://thedividingline.com:8000/dlbn.mp3

Winamp will remember this location and it will be available from the drop-down list after doing it the first time.
See above.

The audio is interrupted by "buffering"  from time to time.
Congestion on the Internet may be causing your connection to slow down and therefore your player is unable to download enough of the stream to keep ahead. Dial-up (modem) connections will likely experience this.  We assure you it is not a problem with our server.