Frequently Asked Questions


This page provides basic information about how to navigate the site in the form of answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

 

How listen to live radio show?

  1. To listen to live I.R.N. shows, click on the Listen Live button located in the header section of the home page. Additional pop-up players are located in the Chat page an footer area of the website.

    1. You can stop the player with the same button or adjust the volume level with the dial knob.
      1. The additional pop-up player allows one to listen via a separate browser tab or media player (i.e. windows media player, quicktime player, real player, or winamp), by clicking on the appropriate media player icons.
  2. You can listen to the live shows using our iPhone, iPad, or android apps for FREE. Simply visit the iTunes store or Google Play market place an search for  “inception radio network”. Or click here for direct download iPhone App / Android App.
  3. If you don’t have internet access, are at the beach,you can tune in right to the show using your land line or cell phone. Simply call the following phone numbers to hear the show right away; (786) 837-2262 or (832) 280-0830.
  • Please note that the player can be accessed from any page on this website by looking in the header section of the page.

NOTE: Inception Radio Network (I.R.N.) includes various shows which covers topics ranging from UFOs, paranormal phenomenon (i.e. Ghosts), and politics. A monthly list of detailed show schedules and guest line-up is posted in the calendar located underneath the Chat Box or under sub-header menu guest schedule. This calendar includes the name of the show and the featured guest (with linked guest website) for that date. Reference the homepage of the website for additional show announcements and guest details.  Live shows are often replayed live within a 24 hour time block (minimum 1 hr and up to 24 hrs) after the time which they have originally aired.

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Why do I hear an echo?

It’s most likely that another webpage has been loaded by accident. Check your browser tabs to ensure a duplicate page as not been opened.

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How do I listen to past shows?

Past shows are located in the archives section of the website, accessible from the top tabs of the website. Click on the show format (i.e. mp3s, on-line streaming, or iTunes) to capture the desired show.

NOTE: Shows are archived within 24 hr to 48 hrs of the time which they originally aired. You must be a registered user in order to access these archives. They are also sometimes replayed live on the air within a couple hours after they had originally aired and looped in a continuous cycle when new shows are not live on the air. Please be aware that some exclusive Partnered hosts archived shows may be only be accessible through the Partnered host’s website. Look for additional details through Partnered host’s blog entries or contact them directly.

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How do I become a member?

To become a member of this website, access the member login link located on the Home page menu and footer area.

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How do I communicate with members?

Registered members can be accessed through the forum page.

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How do I chat with listeners and the show host?

The Chat Box feature located in the Chat page which enables registered, non-registered members, and show hosts to interact with one another in real-time. Simply click Sign In to start Chat (Note: you may automatically be signed in if revisiting site). There is also a video tutorial to use this chat. The following instructions will enable members to maximize Chat Box features:

  • To change chat nickname, click on pawn icon and enter desired nickname inside Name field.
  • To change chat picture or avatar, click on pawn icon and use the following methods;
    • click on User Your Own, sign into Photobucket, search for image to upload, and then follow instructions on screen to get back to Chat Box.
    • search for an image or avatar from any external website, right-click on picture and choose Copy Image Location, and then paste link directly inside Picture field.
      • this website allows you to upload a picture from your hard drive without having to register with an image hosting website; such as; photobucket. Generate the link code after your picture is uploaded, then copy and paste link inside Picturefield.
  • To become a registered Chat Box member, click on pawn icon, then click on Registerfield and follow directions. This will allow members to not have to constantly modify nickname or pictures upon every re-entry into the Chat Box. Registered members are denoted by a star pinned to their pawn icon.
  • To engage in a private conversation with another member, click on the member’s icon, and then click Private Chat. An additional tab will be will automatically populate with the member’s name highlighted in green to indicate a private message is left for you. Toggle between tabs to switch between main chat and private chat. A non-illuminated private chat tab indicates you have left the last message to the member and are awaiting a response.
  • To ignore a specific chat member, click on the member’s pawn icon, and then choose Ignore. This will prevent any of that chat member’s posts from appearing on your chat screen.
  • To mute the Chat Box communication sounds, click on the speaker icon located next to the smileys.

HOW TO POST QUESTIONS FOR ON-AIR SHOW GUESTS DURING LIVE SHOWS: Some IRN show hosts may allow Chat Box members to post questions to their on-air guest during a live show. It is best to post these questions once the show hosts has indicated they are taking questions from Chat Box members. These questions will be relayed to the on-air guest at the discretion of the show host and/or if time permits. To post a question to the on-air guest during a live show, please use the following format:

  • Type out the word “QUESTION: add your question here” in UPPER CAPS, followed by a colon, and then your question in lower caps. Post these questions inside in the general Chat Box main window and not private chat to allow other members to view your questions and to reduce redundancy of similar questions. Please be aware that questions which are not structured in this format may possibly be overlooked and not recognized by the show host.


RULES AND REGULATIONS:We expect all members to exercise their best judgment and discretion whenever posting questions inside of the Chat Box. Please consider whether each question will offer value to members, especially during live shows. Also consider keeping the number of continuous postings to a reasonable limit to prevent any flooding of the Chat Box. You may not post any material which is defamatory, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, pornographic or sexually explicit, threatening, or invasive of a member’s privacy. You may not use this Chat Box, without permission, for recruitment to any cause, advertising, non-topical websites, or any other call to action.Any violations of these rules may be subject to immediate temporary or permanent ban by the moderators in this Chat Box. A courtesy warning may be provided to the violator, at the moderator’s discretion, prior to dismissal from the Chat Box. Additional rules are posted in the Chat section of the page.

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Troubleshooting and Additional Questions

 

  • For technical questions on link issues and other website related questions, contact the website administrator.
    • For real-time response on general questions about the site, post your questions inside the Chat Box and a member will attempt to assist you.
      • Chat Box members are denoted by a blue, silver, or gold pawn icon.
      • Non-Chat Box members are denoted by a green pawn.
      • Offline members are denoted by red pawn icon.
      • Chat Box moderators are denoted by a silver or gold pawn icon.
      • Chat Box owners are denoted by a gold pawn.
    • For issues with signing in to the Chat Box with the same user credentials after you initial visit, please ensure your browser privacy settings are set to accept and remember cookies from this site.
        • Please note that wiping out the cookies in your browser may prevent the Chat Box from recognizing your user credentials the next time you log in.
        • If you are a registered Chat Box member and are still experiencing issues, please proceed with the following instructions:
          • close the Chat browser tab, and then launch a new browser window to www.xat.com/login.
          • enter your user credentials and proceed with login.
          • re-open Chat then proceed with signing into the Chat Box again.
        • Chat Box Video Tutorial

    • IRN Overview Video Tutorial (click on arrow in video screen to pop-out video):

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