When it comes to interaction with the listeners, radio hasn’t changed much over the years. You can call in requests that are seldom heeded. Or you get a busy signal or no answer at all. Nowadays, you can email in requests, too. Again, probably to no avail.
Project 9-6-1 this week began using Jelli technology, dubbing it “Remote Control Radio” from 7 to midnight weekdays. Users online can see what possible songs are coming up (18 songs are listed at a time buy you can scan the entire playlist). You can give it a thumbs up or a thumbs down, like many personalized Web radio stations such as Pandora and Accuradio. If you love a song, you can launch a “rocket’ that propels a song to the top much faster. If you hate a song, you can unleash a “bomb” that can drop it down the list significantly. You can only bomb to a very limited degree but can rocket more. A listener’s user name is announced on air when they “rocket” a specific song.
You can track and listen to songs via your