BBC radio london programmes - why do my recordings end up "mono"?

Vangelis forthnet northmedia1 at
Sun Sep 8 21:05:57 EDT 2013

On Mon Sep 9 01:28:37 BST 2013, Jeremy Nicoll wrote:

>I put the firstbcast & lastbcast names into my --file-prefix template for
>both TV and radio fetches some time ago, but I don't think I've ever seen a
>file where the values are different.  That's fair enough for recent
>brand-new programmes, but not what I expected for ancient radio comedies.
>Does anyone get realistic values for these dates?

Hi Jeremy.
It's pretty late now in my timezone, but just off-the-top-of-my-head
you may have to manually update the script from git - please
see the following commits that were pushed after Tag version 2.83 :

(first commit came as a result of a discussion in the list, you may wish to 
read the
"Is it a repeat?" thread in the June 2013 list archive: )

I'm pretty sure dinkypumpkin will be able to assist you further, if need 


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