Every time the clocks go forward or back, the first person in our studio the next morning has to restart PlayIt as it gets confused. Is there a provision in place for this ready for Sunday's clock change?
I'm so glad this was incorporated as I was wondering last night what would happen but at 1.55am BST, the log loaded a 1am GMT log and it was all seamless. I've got 2 other radio stations using StationPlaylist and I had to insert an extra hour of music on to the 1am logs.
Thanks Jason. I understand now. All sorted.
Let's assume we are talking about the UK daylight savings change where at 1:59:59am British Summer Time the clocks switch back to 1:00:00am British Standard Time.
By default, a recurring clock will repeat as per this screenshot:
You'll need to click in the slot beside 01:00, select your clock and select GMT Standard Time from the dropdown for the ambiguous time:
You'll then get the extra hour in the clock schedule:
If you are in doubt, you can always go to Manage > Playout Log, select the time range, e.g. 25 October 2020 00:00 to 25 October 03:00, and schedule items in advance.
You'll notice there are two 1ams. Click Schedule and that will lock in the scheduled items for those hours:
We are running the latest version but it's not clear hat will happen during the extra hour as it seems to be blank in the Clock Schedule. When I click on the blank space it lets me add a clock but it slots in before the existing 1am clock and the second 1am slot stays blank.
What will actually happen at 2am tomorrow? What should I do to make sure there is not dead air?
Assuming you are running the latest version of PlayIt Live there are currently no known issues.