PublicRadioFan.com is developed and edited by Kevin A. Kelly
. This site and its database copyright © 2001-2023, Kevin A. Kelly (except for some BBC data which was supported by backstage.bbc.co.uk but is outdated since they stopped updating mid-2017).
New User Information
To get started on PublicRadioFan.com, set your time zone, then use the main menu
in the left column to navigate the site.
Station names (with color backgrounds) link to online audio.
Follow the link
next to any station or program to search our database for schedule listings and
Later you can customize the site to fit your preferences
such as favorite programs and stations.
Audio software downloads
Your computer probably already has the audio programs needed to listen to most audio
streams; if not, they can be downloaded for free. Here are the several types of streams
and the software needed for each.
|.pls, .m3u, .mp3
|Winamp, VLC, iTunes, and others
| HLS (HTTP Live Streaming)
|VLC or MPC-HC
|Winamp or VLC
| Flash Player
| Windows Media
|.asx, .wma, .wmv, .wax, mms:
|Windows Media Player
| Ogg Vorbis
|Winamp or VLC
| Real Media
|.ra, .ram, .rm, .rmm, .smi, .smil
|any web browser
Here are the things that you can customize on this site:
The settings are stored locally by your web browser, using cookies.
If you've disabled the cookies feature of your web browser, there is no way for
the information to be retained (because PublicRadioFan.com doesn't keep any
personal information about you and doesn't store your preferences).
Color code: The background color of each audio link represents the station's geographic location, as follows:
rest of Americas