Not connected to the internet, but i still hear the radio!

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Listening to the radio over the internet, i had need to unplug my router. The strangest thing happened, I could still hear the radio for 24 seconds after the connection was lost. I tried again, same thing. I then tried to load a web page during that time and nothing, just the blank page.

So why can I still hear the radio?

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Offline Pumblechook

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« Reply #1 on: 18/02/2008 17:49:43 »
Data must be held in a buffer and/or if you killed the power to the router it was running on charged capacitors for some seconds. 

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« Reply #2 on: 18/02/2008 19:21:32 »
Yes, data is buffered and the more RAM you have, the more data is buffered. It's the same with video streaming.
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« Reply #3 on: 18/02/2008 20:16:51 »
Could it be that the radio station is actually inside your computer ?......open it up and check it out....

...it probably takes them a few seconds to realise you have unplugged the router before they need to make you think the radio is via the net.

yes...yes..I am sure this is true.
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« Reply #4 on: 18/02/2008 23:01:02 »
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