System Requirements

What speed Internet connection do I need to have for watching live video?
-You CAN NOT view the live video broadcast on Dial-Up. You need a Cable, DSL, Fiber, T1 or High Speed Satellite* connection. We recommend a 1.5 Mbps (1500 Kbps) download speed connection for the video to stream smoothly. Cellular connections: A strong 3G or 4G cellular connection may offer sufficient bandwidth to view the base stream, but due to inconsistent cell service, we cannot guarantee uninterrupted video throughout the night. To test your home connection speed, please use the following site:

What computer requirements do I need? video is supported across the following platforms: Windows, Apple (iOS) and Android. Android devices must carry flash in order to view the video. Any Android device without flash will not be able to view the stream. While the video may work on other devices outside of these, we cannot guarantee the reliability on o on other devices.
-We strongly recommend using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your internet browser.
- Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent. Minimum 64mb video ram suggested,
-Non Intel Macintosh Computers and First generation Netbook computers using Atom processors may have insufficient processing power to view live video smoothly.
-Windows users can check system specs by going to: Start Menu < Control Panel < System & Security < System. Mac users can view by going to: Apple Icon (top corner) < About this Mac
-Check to ensure you have the Adobe Flash Player installed here:
-You can download the latest Flash version here- (Note: Flash player not needed on iPhones or iPads)
-Eliminating unnecessary running apps will free up processing power and internet bandwidth usage will provide for a better viewing experience.

How do I know if my Android device will be able to play the video?
-In order for an Android device to play the video, it must be able to support Adobe Flash software.
-Most Android versions 2.2 through 4.0.2 support Adobe Flash by default.
Android version 4.0.3 through the current version of 4.3 have the ability to support flash, but it must be installed manually. A flash-supporting browser (Firefox, Dolphin and Puffin all work) must also be installed. For a more detailed look at how to work through these steps, watch this video: