[PLUG-TALK] information propagation - radio vs internet

Michael Rasmussen michael at jamhome.us
Thu Mar 10 06:21:38 PST 2011

On Wed, Mar 09, 2011 at 07:45:51PM -0800, Michael Rasmussen wrote:
> I was listening to KMHD - Divaville - and tweeting about it and checked my link for streaming by KMHD.
> So the radio is going and the stream is playing through my laptop and ... WTH?  The internet stream is 
> about three seconds offset to the radio.
> A traceroute to KMHD shows a 32ms average RTT.  Wikipedia reminds me that radio waves travel at the speed of light. 
> So where is the difference introduced? Ideas?
Sorry everybody, I neglected to mention the stream was three seconds ahead of the broadcast.
And indeed that was the surprise.  

      Michael Rasmussen, Portland Oregon  
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