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Why won't podcasts work on my Legacy (non plus model) radio

Many podcasts have begun streaming over ‘https’ which our existing IR radios cannot support.

 

Take this example: http://feeds.wnyc.org/onthemedia

 

You can see this by inspecting the code – painful I know but here is how you can see it without any specialized tools

 

Load up browser -- we use chrome but  any will do

 

Go to the page http://feeds.wnyc.org/onthemedia

 

All looks fine and well --- now right click the mouse and ask to ‘view source code’

 

That will bring up a new page with lots and lots of html code --- don’t worry about trying to understand it all.

 

Press ‘Control F’ this will give to a tiny search box. Enter in the text 
.mp3

 

It will report in this case 200 hits and they are highlighted. If you browse down you will see that they are : 
url=https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm020317pod.mp3 
url=https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm020317pod.mp3 
url=https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm013117podextra.mp3 
url=https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm013117podextra.mp3 
url=https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm012617pod.mp3 
url=https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm012417podextra.mp3

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