How you can use a flee-market radio + a raspberry pi to build a fully functioning online radio.

A video of my vintage online radio

My wife always wanted me to have a radio that

  1. looks nice
  2. is easy to control
  3. has a good sound quality
  4. plays channels from the internet

So there are a lot of fancy internet radios out on the market. But all of those either have a touch screen, fancy LCD display or play around 1000 channels of which you do not need 990. My wife still had an Universum Radio from the 70s that she got for less than 5 Euro at a flee market. The sound was bad though and it was not really reliable. …


Sebastian Wolf

software developer, data enthusiast, traveler and biostatistician — posting to

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