[BCAB] more disapointment with bbc alexa skill.

Steve Nutt steve at comproom.co.uk
Mon Oct 28 17:29:49 GMT 2019


Is that setting an alarm, or just playing it in the morning?  I thought that you couldn't use alarms with skills that are not Amazon specific.

All the best

Steve

-----Original Message-----
From: Stephen Campbell <ipswimmer at hotmail.com> 
Sent: 28 October 2019 15:20
To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [BCAB] more disapointment with bbc alexa skill.

Hi all
Are use my echo plus and ACCO series 2 to listen to BBC radio Ulster Every morning on TuneIn Radio And there is no problem.

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> On 28 Oct 2019, at 8:54 am, Steve Nutt <steve at comproom.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> Hi Simon,
> 
> There are a lot of problems with third party skills and integration.  
> For example, you can no longer set an alarm to play a BBC station either.
> 
> All the best
> 
> Steve
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: goshawk on horseback <goshawk_on_horseback at fastmail.co.uk>
> Sent: 28 October 2019 08:40
> To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: [BCAB] more disapointment with bbc alexa skill.
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> 
> hello all,
> just a further update to the bbc skill conversation that was on here a 
> couple of weeks back I think it was.
> well, then I sent in an e-mail that I received, about it not working 
> with multiroom playback, or third devices, such as echo link or echo 
> sub, but now I have found something even more disappointing and I 
> would say shoddy about it.
> it won't even work with pares of echoes. 
> I have a pare of echo plus second gen speakers, plus the echo sub. 
> well, when I tried it out, I knew already that it wouldn't work 
> through the sub, but was then even more disappointed when the sound 
> would only come out of one of the echo plus speakers, so couldn't even get stereo.
> I tried it out with a couple of stations as well as the show that I 
> originally used it for, just to make sure it was consistently 
> happening, and not just a one off, and sound from only one speaker every time.
> so thought I would pass this on. 
> I know if I leave a review about this skill, it will not be a good one. 
> 
> Simon
> 
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