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Dogmatix

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Scala Radio starts today - geo-locked to UK
« on: 04:49:38 | 04 March, 2019 »
Bauer Group's rather promising looking Scala Radio started today on DAB in the UK, online (scalaradio.co.uk), by app, and radiofeeds.co.uk also has links.

The bad news is that, disappointingly and frustratingly, it is geo-locked to the UK, and indeed thatir website says that "for legal reasons" Scala Radio is only available in the UK. I don't know if this means that other Bauer stations will also be geo-locked (perhaps with Brexit).

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Re: Scala Radio starts today - geo-locked to UK
« Reply #1 on: 05:43:05 | 04 March, 2019 »
I added it to Reciva last week.
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Re: Scala Radio starts today - geo-locked to UK
« Reply #2 on: 07:08:51 | 04 March, 2019 »
It plays in the USA via Reciva.
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Re: Scala Radio starts today - geo-locked to UK
« Reply #3 on: 09:06:21 | 04 March, 2019 »
Bauer Group's rather promising looking Scala Radio started today on DAB in the UK, online (scalaradio.co.uk), by app, and radiofeeds.co.uk also has links.

The bad news is that, disappointingly and frustratingly, it is geo-locked to the UK, and indeed thatir website says that "for legal reasons" Scala Radio is only available in the UK. I don't know if this means that other Bauer stations will also be geo-locked (perhaps with Brexit).





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Re: Scala Radio starts today - geo-locked to UK
« Reply #4 on: 11:13:48 | 04 March, 2019 »
Scala Radio sounds like a  poor DAB signal here ie burbling mud. I suspect a jamming device is in use. Shades of the USSR campaign against VoA, all those years ago.

Unlike BBC Radio 5 live (plus +) which is totally silent.

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Re: Scala Radio starts today - geo-locked to UK
« Reply #5 on: 11:32:57 | 04 March, 2019 »
I guess if you want to listen to British music, go to the USA.
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Re: Scala Radio starts today - geo-locked to UK
« Reply #6 on: 11:38:41 | 04 March, 2019 »
I won't mention the B word.

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Re: Scala Radio starts today - geo-locked to UK
« Reply #7 on: 23:47:56 | 04 March, 2019 »
The radiofeeds aac stream works on squeezebox here in the EU

Must say, from what I've heard so far, I'm underwhelmed ...
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Re: Scala Radio starts today - geo-locked to UK
« Reply #8 on: 03:53:08 | 05 March, 2019 »
The radiofeeds aac stream works on squeezebox here in the EU
Someone posted a URL on Scala's Facebook page, and that's working here, too.... for now.

Must say, from what I've heard so far, I'm underwhelmed ...
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Re: Scala Radio starts today - geo-locked to UK
« Reply #9 on: 04:28:06 | 13 March, 2019 »
Hi,
I can get Radio Clyde and Radio Forth (both from Scotland) on the Reciva updates and I am in France.  A few years ago I could only get these stations as separate streams, I’m certain these are Bauer stations.  Just tried Scala on updated Reciva, and it continuously buffers.
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