An ALTERNATIVE method --
chats. To call-in and participate in the conversation
follow these --
phone client software
to Talkshoe during webcast
Get FREE SIP account at IDEASIP.COM
Get latest FREE X-lite SIP phone client software
Install it using the information that IDEASIP.COM sends
to your email account.
When you install X-Lite and then open it, go to the
top menu and click "Softphone" and then "Account
The "SIP Account" panel appears.
Check boxes to be as in this photo.
Fill in the lines with your info:
USER ID: <Username
for your ideasip.com account>
Display name: <YOUR
NAME GOES HERE>
Authorization name: <Authentication
User Number from ideasip.com email>
Proxy Address: proxy.ideasip.com:5060
Use X-Lite to call in to the Talkshoe webcast.
To call-in to the TalkShoe webcast, have the
Then put this string in the blank next to the
answer, they'll want you to dial-in
and the "#". The current
ID for the cast would be put in like this:
Then they'll ask for your TalkShoe
number that you gave to
TalkShoe when you downloaded and installed
Pro". You enter that followed
by the "#"
and you're connected to the cast.
This is a little complicated, but it is still not
brain surgery or rocket science. It appears to
be worth the effort to install it.
Other SIP phone software
is listed with links at Wikipedia:
have washed ashore and pitched a tent
After some relatively good success and the
help of GUESSED,
Samuel, Jellybean and others, we've
become gifted amateurs at how to connect
and get some reasonable sound quality
You can easily come to listen from the
widget on the WORLDMIKEL
or go direct to this address:
TalkShoe has provided some directions:
Remember Skype's terrible Heartbeat page?
TalkShoe has a good method to report STATUS:
To participate and assure you'll be heard
with reasonable audio quality, you should
use the various directions to install a SIP
This assumes that you've installed
"TalkShoe Live Pro"
which should be self-explanatory.
The "Shoe Phone"
"TalkShoe Live Pro"
work so well. The text chat and other functions
work well enough, but for voice, that part lacks
quality. To workaround this, we've had
success installing the previously talked
about SIP VOIP programs.
See you on TALKSHOE!