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ISS Audio Archive Update
« on: 09/07/2018 09:03 pm »
There seemed to be some issue with the UStream feed that was causing my Raspberry Pi to lose audio in the clips. After the feed went down for about a day, I talked to NASA and they rebooted the system. During the downtime I made some tweaks to the recorder to speed up the audio to 1.2x normal speed (makes those long Russian parts go faster :) )

http://issaudio.byethost7.com/iss/?C=N;O=D

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #1 on: 09/04/2019 07:51 pm »
After a few days of testing and some issues getting the video player just right - I was able to take great advantage of the improved audio on the ISS UStream feed! Since the left channel is Russian, I have it set to record the right channel only. So you'll ONLY hear English comms on the archive...

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #2 on: 11/12/2019 08:27 am »
I just noticed that the archive does not work anymore. Any chance that could be fixed? Would be really nice since the AMS repair EVA is coming up.

Thanks!

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #3 on: 11/12/2019 12:48 pm »
I'm not hearing audio on the US side of the feed anymore, just Russian and English translations on the left channel. I sent a note to ISS HQ to troubleshoot.

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #4 on: 11/12/2019 04:26 pm »
I'm not hearing audio on the US side of the feed anymore, just Russian and English translations on the left channel. I sent a note to ISS HQ to troubleshoot.

I just turned on the ISS live stream and I also heard English conversations with Houston on it as well as Russian with English translation. "Station Houston on 2 for Jessica [...]"

General question why is Russian with English translation not worth to be recorded?

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #5 on: 11/12/2019 04:28 pm »
Thanks for the note - Iíll take a look again tonight.

General answer - because the Russian side of the comms donít interest me :)

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #6 on: 11/12/2019 04:33 pm »
Thanks for the note - Iíll take a look again tonight.

General answer - because the Russian side of the comms donít interest me :)

Thanks for taking a look!

Keep in mind that the Russians talk on S/G1 and in case of emergency or morning or evening DPC as well as during EVA activities there is a lot of very interesting English speaking stuff happening on that loop. ;)

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #7 on: 11/12/2019 04:46 pm »
I do miss the DPCs but itís a balance. The entire setup cost me under $50 using a Raspberry Pi so Iím willing to share the details with anyone else interested in recording. Youíd think NASA could do this :)

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #8 on: 11/13/2019 12:58 pm »
So instead of recording just the right channel (US-audio) I turned it into stereo mode overnight. That seemed to record just fine although there is a hum that didn't exist in the past that causes breakups.

Now that I know the system is working, I put the recorded to just the right channel again and unless they went really quiet :) there is no right channel audio being sent. I'll take a closer look later today.

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #9 on: 11/24/2019 08:22 pm »
I switched back over to US-audio only...

I do like the DPCs but again anyone with $50 and a 24/7 Internet connection can set up a RPi and I'll supply the software to do Russian-only which includes the DPCs!

(EDIT: I do notice Sunday's evening DPC was in the feed so I'm not sure if NASA changed something on their side but I'll take it!)
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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #10 on: 05/11/2020 03:57 pm »
I switched the archives to hourly instead of every 15 minutes... While that reduces the timeliness - in increases the ease to listening :)

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #11 on: 05/23/2020 09:29 pm »
There seemed to be some issue with the UStream feed that was causing my Raspberry Pi to lose audio in the clips. After the feed went down for about a day, I talked to NASA and they rebooted the system. During the downtime I made some tweaks to the recorder to speed up the audio to 1.2x normal speed (makes those long Russian parts go faster :) )

http://issaudio.byethost7.com/iss/?C=N;O=D
wow, thats really a great one. Ty!!

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #12 on: 12/29/2020 06:24 pm »
Just checked the site as I do daily. Is it down?

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #13 on: 12/29/2020 06:27 pm »
Iím not seeing any issue - 18Z file from today is up now.

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #14 on: 12/29/2020 06:33 pm »
Working now. Thanks

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #15 on: 08/14/2021 09:52 am »
Seems like your great valuable ISS audio Archive stopped recording on Thursday.
Any chance you could fix that?  :)

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #16 on: 08/16/2021 12:56 am »
I was away for a few days but it appears to be back online today - sometimes NASA kills the audio on the public feed and forgets to restore it until prompted :)

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #17 on: 08/16/2021 11:10 am »
I had no issues hearing S/G on friday and saturday live. Sometimes I use your service to relisten to some parts and there I noticed that nothing was recorded. Thanks again for that service. Great that it is up and running again.

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #18 on: 01/05/2022 12:09 am »
Is the site down. I've checked last several hours still down.

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Re: ISS Audio Archive Update
« Reply #19 on: 01/05/2022 12:13 am »
Yep - every once in a while someone tries to hack it, and since this is a free hosting they take it offline for 24 hours.

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