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Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:42 pm
by BriansBrain
:smoke
Radio Brian's Card.jpg
Radio Brian's Automation Software
It's a program called Auto-Jock, I wrote it myself in VB6, it's the main program on the left.
On the right is Broadcast Breakaway + PPM meters - free from https://darkwooddesigns.co.uk/
A-J+Breakaway Screen.jpg
Currently he has 32,806 music files in the system.
However, he can only use 6,733 of them, chosen by myself.
System automatically and continuously makes 100 track random playlists.
Restrictions are currently set at...
No Repeat Track within 18 days.
No Repeat Title in playlist within +/- 80 tracks.
No Repeat Artiste in playlist within +/- 40 tracks.
Brian's - 6733 Tracks - 19-11-202.jpg
Voice Tracking in Auto-Jock is called 'Overlays'
Audio files are made using Speech Synthesizers
Number of 'Overlays' in the bank @ Nov 2020
Artiste general Intros = 15,254
Individual song Intros = 21,200
Tracks Year Intro's = 2,865
Individual song Outros = 6,944
General Intros / Outros = 18,966
Categories: Idents, Xmas, Chuck Norris, Spanish,
Facts, 18+, Lyrics etc, plus plenty of humorous ones.

Selection is fully automatic controlled by the Overlay Bank
which also provides playing track(s) Volume Ducking.
Overlay Bank.jpg
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Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:40 am
by radium98
can we have have a copy ?

Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:03 am
by BriansBrain
radium98 wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:40 am
can we have have a copy ?
No sorry, I didn't make it for commercial release :shock:

I made it for my station because there is not a program out there that can do what I wanted to do :smoke

Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 4:41 pm
by radium98
And why then you promote it here ,keep it secret for you .And who say it is commercially used ?

Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:26 pm
by BriansBrain
radium98 wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 4:41 pm
And why then you promote it here ,keep it secret for you .And who say it is commercially used ?
I was just letting all you Radio Freaks know what is possible to make if you put your mind to it :whistle

Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 6:35 pm
by BriansBrain
radium98 wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:40 am
can we have have a copy ?
I am not a software developer therefore could not provide any support.

The program is not only very complicated but also requires numerous special
dependency files to be installed on your system for it to run.

Then...
It only runs on a Dedicated Windows XP SP2 or 2000 system with loads of RAM.
It requires a fast solid state drive for 'C', a big Hard Drive for 'D' for you music.
You would also need to set up a 100MB Ramdisk.
You need Virtual Audio Cables installed.
You need K-Lite Codec Pack for XP.
You need ffdshow installed and the audio configured to run Auto-Jock only.
You need Access 2000 DataBase installed.
You need to totally disable the Paging File.
You cannot use the system for any other purpose but Auto-Jock and if needed Breakaway Broadcast.
The system can be connected to a local network but NOT the internet.
This is achieved by using the following IP Address Example:
IP Address: 192.168.1.100
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Default Gataway:
Do NOT put anything for the >> Default Gataway:

Even if you did manage to install all that lot.
Each of your music files require a name format of "Artiste - Title" plus .wav or .mp3 ONLY
No other file naming format would work as these files get re-named with a 5 digit file number for the DataBase.
Each of your music tracks then need importing into the Audio Data Editor one by one.
This will calculate its exact playing time plus it's -db reduction playback level.
Then you can manually Set the Intro and Outro times plus any other data you want.
Auto-Jock ADE.jpg

Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:27 am
by radium98
And what if we are NOT programmers ? and just only pirate lovers.
Another one come to tell us stories.
good luck bro with youre private soft.Hope it will be good as RCS. :tup

Re: RE: Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:55 am
by Polecat
radium98 wrote:And what if we are NOT programmers ? and just only pirate lovers.
Another one come to tell us stories.
good luck bro with youre private soft.Hope it will be good as RCS. :tup
You know Radio DJ software Radium? It's free and very good with none of these restrictions.

Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:07 pm
by BriansBrain
radium98 wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:27 am
And what if we are NOT programmers ? and just only pirate lovers.
Another one come to tell us stories.
good luck bro with youre private soft.Hope it will be good as RCS. :tup
I have looked into RCS stuff - it can't do anything like mine can ;)

Re: RE: Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:12 pm
by BriansBrain
Polecat wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:55 am
You know Radio DJ software Radium? It's free and very good with none of these restrictions.
But :?
I want him to have these restrictions ;)
I'm the person who sets them :lol:
Especially the NO repeat the same track within 18 days :shock:

Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:46 pm
by BriansBrain
radium98 wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:27 am
good luck bro with youre private soft. Hope it will be good as RCS. :tup
I get up in the morning at 7:45am and turn on the Transmitter :tup
Turn ''Brian ON'' and start him running on Autorun, then turn his monitor OFF ;)
I then go back to bed until about 10:00 :shock:
I get up turn on the ''Radio'' to make sure he is OK and have breakfast etc.
I go in the studio/workshop at about 11:00
I turn on the internet connected PC and have a look what is going on in the world.
The rest of the day/evening I am checking on ''Brian'' audio wise only.
The next time I turn on Brian's ''Monitor'' ON is 23:55 :o
I then select a nice slow track to play after his ''Midnight Speech''
And then turn the Autorun OFF
I then go up on the big flat roof were the transmitter room is located and the antenna mast.
Have a walk around with my radio looking out over the listener area all lit up, it looks beautiful.
Go inside when the song has finished and there is Dead Air.
I then turn the transmitter OFF and go down and turn Brian OFF

The Average number files played per day @ 16hrs
Music = 280
Overlays = 375
All fully Automatically - Unattended

Lets see another automation software program do that :whistle

Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:26 pm
by radium98
NONE of them ,so good luck :) customised automation .

Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:41 pm
by Electronically
To become a massive Internet radio massively. You would need absolute massive ram to achieve your goal. Don't expect your laptop to do the job that's no the answer you need big servers

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Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:38 pm
by LeeCavanagh
Ive used BCX, Myriad, Enco dad, But I tend to use OtsAv, i,love the radio scheduling it has, and it’s mix point detection is awesome without needing to set it.

Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:39 pm
by BriansBrain
:smoke

Seven possible voice tracking variants of the ''Overlay Bank'' system in my Auto-Jock.
Using the same Song 1 and seven different ones for Song 2.
The 'Cue Tone' and 'Vocals Start' (Intro) signals come in from the main Left / Right Players.

*Settings Note* ... ''Delay Play'' = ON
Ducking... Attack: 0.4s - Release: 0.4s
Minimum Outro -to- Intro Time: 1.5s
Including Ducking Attack & Release
The ducking -db is added to the -db of the playing songs (Players top right hand corner)

Voice tracking files are selected fully automatically.

Example from yesterdays 16hr play log...
Intros
Artist+Title Set: 20% - Count: 089 = Per Hour: 5.47
Artist Set: 20% - Count: 081 = Per Hour: 4.98
Year Set: 30% - Count: 008 = Per Hour: 0.49
Random Set: 100% - Count: 034 = Per Hour: 2.09
Outros
Track Set: 12% - Count: 025 = Per Hour: 1.54
Random Set: 90% - Count: 153 = Per Hour: 9.41
Total : 390
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Left / Right Players
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Overlay Bank
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Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2020 3:36 pm
by radium98
:tup :smoke :whistle John Smart

Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2020 4:04 pm
by BriansBrain
radium98 wrote:
Fri Nov 27, 2020 3:36 pm
:tup :smoke :whistle John Smart
Yep..... that's me :lol:

Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:18 pm
by rigmo
price ?

Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Thu Dec 03, 2020 11:48 pm
by BriansBrain
rigmo wrote:
Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:18 pm
price ?
If you had read all the posts in this thread you would not be asking that :whistle

Re: Radio Brian's - Automation Software

Posted: Fri Dec 04, 2020 7:24 am
by radium98
wahahaha .Funny things happen in time .this is a custom made software to do specific job rigmo.Please read the post again.