[MPlayer-users] Searching for New AAC Links for BBC Radio Services

Andy Furniss adf.lists at gmail.com
Sun Feb 15 13:39:55 CET 2015

tt0 wrote:
> Martin G. McCormick <martin <at> server1.shellworld.net> writes:
>> Does anybody know where the relatively new url's are for the AAC
>> streams for BBC radio services such as Radio 1, Radio 2, etc?
>> For those who have not discovered this yet, the BBC is
>> discontinuing use of Windows Media streams in favor of AAC MP3 and
>> other advanced audio coding formats.
>> I found a blog by a gentleman from the BBC who explained why the
>> switch-off is being done and it makes perfect sense to me so I am
>> not complaining, but so far, nothing like a nice up-to-date list
>> such as
>> http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/listen/live/r4_aaclca.pls
>> for Radio 4. This url actually works but it has been on since 2011
>> and the link list I found that included that had several now dead
>> links.
>> Mplayer, by the way, plays this stream flawlessly. The dead links
>> do connect to servers but return 404 so the stream was probably
>> there once and is somewhere else now.
>> I have looked at the BBC web site several times and keep getting
>> stuck in the iPlayer jungle so if you know of a link on that site
>> that takes you to the url's, that's good enough for me.
>> Thanks to anybody for any constructive suggestions, current sites
>> or the like.
>> Martin McCormick WB5AGZ Stillwater, OK
> 1: http://bbcmedia.ic.llnwd.net/stream/bbcmedia_radio1_mf_p 1 extra:
> http://bbcmedia.ic.llnwd.net/stream/bbcmedia_radio1xtra_mf_p 2:
> http://bbcmedia.ic.llnwd.net/stream/bbcmedia_radio2_mf_p 3:
> http://bbcmedia.ic.llnwd.net/stream/bbcmedia_radio3_mf_p 4:
> http://bbcmedia.ic.llnwd.net/stream/bbcmedia_radio4fm_mf_p 4 extra:
> http://bbcmedia.ic.llnwd.net/stream/bbcmedia_radio4extra_mf_p 5:
> http://bbcmedia.ic.llnwd.net/stream/bbcmedia_radio5live_mf_p 5 extra:
> http://bbcmedia.ic.llnwd.net/stream/bbcmedia_radio5extra_mf_p 6:
> http://sc4.sjc.llnw.net/stream/bbcmedia_6music_mf_p asian network:
> http://bbcmedia.ic.llnwd.net/stream/bbcmedia_asianet_mf_p world
> service: http://bbcwssc.ic.llnwd.net/stream/bbcwssc_mp1_ws-eieuk nan
> gajdheal:
> http://bbcmedia.ic.llnwd.net/stream/bbcmedia_nangaidheal_mf_p ulster:
> http://bbcmedia.ic.llnwd.net/stream/bbcmedia_ulster_mf_p foyle:
> http://bbcmedia.ic.llnwd.net/stream/bbcmedia_foyle_mf_p wales:
> http://bbcmedia.ic.llnwd.net/stream/bbcmedia_walesmw_mf_p cymru:
> http://bbcmedia.ic.llnwd.net/stream/bbcmedia_cymru_mf_p

Thanks for those 128k mp3.

Anyone have links for the up to 320k AAC HLS streams that have
supposedly been given to device manufactures?


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