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LOHROthek demo is up

The LOHROthek manages editorial content and provides information for other tools. LOHROthek differs between single entries, like an interview, and episodes of a series. LOHROthek thus detachs itself from the fixed framework of a linear broadcast schedule and enables presentation of information for non-linear podcasts. LDAP facilitates user management. Metadata […]

Cultural Broadcasting Archive (cba)

Cultural Broadcasting Archive (CBA) is Austrian counterpart to Freie-Radios.Net: Members of the Association of Free Radios Austria (Verband Freier Radios Österreich, VFRÖ) use CBA as an archive of their broadcasts. More than 100,000 audio contributions in about 50 languages from a wide range of topics are available for listening and […]

LOHROthek

The Lohrothek is an editorial system developed initally for free Radio Lohro in Rostock. Within our projekt danube streamwaves digital we presented it to interested free radios. In order to use it internationally, work is still being carried out on localizing the backend. Front end is already localized to English. […]

Automated Radio

Automated Radio (AuRa) is a concept for automating program planning and playout. The modular approach was tailored specifically to the needs of independent radio stations. The initiative for AuRa came from five Austrian stations Radiofabrik (Salzburg), Radio FRO (Linz), Freies Radio Freistadt, ORANGE 94.0 (Vienna) and Radio Helsinki (Graz). They […]

Hompage with integrated print production

Necessity is the mother of invention – almost a doctrine in free radios. Freies Radio für Stuttgart regularly publishes the print magazine Modulator. In the early years, many free radios had similar print products. They are partly publicity for the diverse program, but also contain additional jounalitic content. Most radio […]

from programme exchange to online archives

Programme exchange was the most important motivation for networking among independent radios in the 90th. It’s hard to imagine how that worked without the internet: People sent each other copied lists (yes, photocopiers already existed) by letter. Such a thick envelope contained often handwritten lists descriping library holdings of stations […]