Discussion in '2017 British & Irish Lions Tour' started by St Helens RLFC, May 15, 2009.

  1. TRF will be running a weekly podcast for the duration of the Lions tour. We are looking for people willing to come on air and give their thoughts.

    Please register your interest here.
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  3. Steve-o

    Steve-o Guest

    I'm definitely interested.

    Is there a timetable/schedule with the dates so us members can make sure we're availiable?
  4. Haysie

    Haysie Guest

    I'm in for a netural perspective on the games. (Which will be biased to the boks, of course :p )
  5. Woldog

    Woldog Guest

    I'm in for a very biased opinion of the games and Comparing the Lions Defence to the defence of Rugby 08.
  6. I'll draw up a timetable depending on the interest.
  7. O'Rothlain

    O'Rothlain Guest

    I'm down...!
  8. Ozzay

    Ozzay Guest

    i'm in
  9. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    I think someone as incredibly knowleadgable and sexy as myself is a shoo-in... :bravo:
  10. Thingimubob

    Thingimubob Guest

    I'm in, but have exams atm (last one is a week today, so after that I'm def available)
  11. Prestwick

    Prestwick Guest

    FYI I have set up the ventrilo server where we'll be running the podcast from. When the time comes, a handy-dandy FAQ and HOWTO on how to set up ventrilo and get everything running will be availible.
  12. There is going to be a podcast at 10:45PM GMT TOMORROW (Thursday 27th).

    If you want to participate you need to tell me, Prestwick or Steveo.
  13. Steve-o

    Steve-o Guest

    That's right, it should be interesting!
    If you want to join in and you have a mic, PM the people mentioned above and a step by step tutorial will be sent to you on how to get ventrilo working. It takes 2 minutes from downloading the software to being podcast ready.
  14. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    How much bandwidth will something like this chew up?
  15. Steve-o

    Steve-o Guest

    Good question.

    Bandwidth usage is determined by the codec and is dictated by the server. It could be as low as 600 bytes/sec or as high as 8000 bytes/sec per voice stream.

    I got that from the Ventrilo website. Perhaps Prestwick can give stats and whatnot.
  16. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    Yeah i need that info! Best i can do is buy like a 500mb data bundle or something hey...
  17. Steve-o

    Steve-o Guest

    I'm gonna stick my neck out and say you'll need about 100mb if even that. I read with a codec like Speex you can reduce the quality of the sound so that it uses your bandwidth less. The lowest I read is that of a telephone call, which isn't THAT bad.
    Gamers use Ventrilo so it should be easy on bandwidth.

    Until Prestwick sheds some light on the issue I suggest you download the 2 most popular codecs, Speex and GSM.
  18. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    And i take it 10:45PM GMT means 12:45AM here??? Yeah... about that....
  19. Steve-o

    Steve-o Guest

    Oh snap! We are 2 hours ahead hey, forgot about that one.
    Pushing it back 2 hours would be better...
  20. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    Need the HOW-TO for Ventrillo! I am all set up for tonight! Still though, make it earlier PLEASE!!!! Like 19:00 over there, which is 21:00 here, which is also directly after the game! Comoooooooooooooooooooooooooooone!

    EDIT: ****, was it yesterday? AAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!

    SECOND EDIT: Wait, it is tonight! YAY!
  21. Steve-o

    Steve-o Guest

    I'm also availiable straight after the game.

    Any British or Irish members keen?
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