radio



radio(1)                                                              radio(1)




NAME

       radio - console radio application


SYNOPSIS

       radio [ options ]


DESCRIPTION

       radio is a interactive, ncurses-bases console radio application.


OPTIONS

       -h     print a short help text.

       -d     enable debug output.

       -q     quit after processing the cmd line options, don't enter interac-
              tive ncurses mode.  Only useful together with other options  for
              obvious reasons ...

       -m     mute radio.

       -f freq
              tune the specified radio frequency (and unmute the radio).

       -c dev specify radio device (default is /dev/radio).

       -s     Do a scan for radio stations.

       -S     Same  as  above  + write a radio.fmmap with the signal for every
              frequency.  You can get  a  graph  for  it  with  gnuplot  (plot
              "radio.fmmap" w lin).

       -i     Scan,  write a initial ~/.radio file to stdout and quit.  So you
              can create a config file where you only have to fill in the cor-
              rect  station  names later this way: "radio -i > ~/.radio".  See
              below for the config file syntax.


CONFIGURATION

       radio picks up station names and present stations from a  config  file.
       It  can  parse  kradio (KDE radio app) config files, therefore it first
       tries the usual KDE config file location: ~/.kde/share/config/kradiorc.
       Failing that, radio tries ~/.radio (which makes things a bit easier for
       people who don't use kradio).

       The format looks like this:

       # KDE Config File
       [Buttons]
       1=95800000
       2=91400000
       [Stations]
       100600000=Hundert,6
       95800000=Radio eins
       102600000=Fritz
       94300000=r.s.2
       91400000=Berliner Rundfunk

       The [Buttons] section can have up  to  eight  entries.   That  are  the
       present  stations,  they  get  mapped to F1-F8.  The [Stations] section
       maps frequencies to station names.  The frequencies  in  both  sections
       are specified in Hz.


KEYS

       X         exit
       ESC,Q,E      mute and exit.
       up/down      inc/dec frequency
       pgup/pgdown  next/previous station.  This one uses the
                    stations from the config file by default.
                    When started with the -s option these keys
                    will cycle througth the stations found during
                    the scan.
       F1-F8, 1-8   preset buttons.
       Ctrl+L       redraw screen.


AUTHOR

       Gerd Knorr <kraxel@bytesex.org>


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright (C) 1997-2001 Gerd Knorr

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
       under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published  by  the
       Free  Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your
       option) any later version.

       This program is distributed in the hope that it  will  be  useful,  but
       WITHOUT  ANY  WARRANTY;  without  even  the  implied  warranty  of MER-
       CHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU  General
       Public License for more details.

       You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
       with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
       675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.



                           (c) 1998-2001 Gerd Knorr                   radio(1)

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