broadcast channel is simple to set up - just select a name,
a stereo or mono sound card source for a live channel (remember
you can connect two mono sources to a single stereo input
and treat them as separate sources!) or select a file for
transmission from the hard drive.
can then choose from linear (uncompressed audio), MP3 compression
(recommended) or MP2 compression. You'll find that a bitrate
of 64kbits (mono) or 128kbits (joint stereo) is near-equivalent
to good FM broadcast quality for most audio programmes using
audio channel is 'broadcast' using a technique called Multicast
- this means you only generate a small, fixed amount of network
traffic regardless of how many people are tuned in.