Q: How can I listen to Hersam Acorn Radio?
A: You can listen on a desktop computer, or a mobile device.

Desktop: In a browser window, go to and click the “Listen Live” button on the homepage. The player will open in a separate window. This window must remain open for the player to stream. Radio broadcasts will also be streamed live on our newspaper websites.

Mobile: Open your mobile web browser and go to The player will load automatically under the menu. Tap “Touch to Play”. You may also go to, or download the Mixlr app (iPhone/iPad only), and search for “Hersam Acorn Radio”.

Q: Can I listen to Hersam Acorn Radio in my car?
A: Yes! Follow the instructions above for Mobile listening and connect your device to your car stereo.

If your car stereo has an auxiliary input (AUX), you can use an audio cable with a 1/8″ (3.5mm) plug on both to connect the headphone jack on your smartphone to the AUX input on your car stereo.

If your car has a USB input, you can use a cable with a USB plug on one end and an adapter on the other end that attaches to your phone.

REMEMBER: Only use your mobile device when allowed by law and conditions permit safe use.

Always set up your mobile device and navigate to before beginning to drive, and avoid using your mobile device while the car is moving.

Q: When I click the link the streaming player won’t open.
A: Make sure you do not have any pop-up or ad blocking software running in you browser, and make sure you are using a modern and updated browser such as Chrome, Safari, or Firefox.

Q: Why do I hear an echo or double audio when listening?
A: Check and make sure you do not have two browser windows open with the player.

Q: Can I listen to a past broadcast?
A: Yes! You can browse and listen to all of our past shows on our Archives page.

Q: How do I bookmark your site?
A: Windows: ctrl + D  –  Apple: Apple key + D

Q: How can I contact Hersam Acorn Radio?
A: You can contact us here.

Q: Is it free to listen to Hersam Acorn Radio?
A: Hersam Acorn Radio is 100% free to listen to, and always will be.

Q: Are you on Facebook and/or Twitter?
A: Yes! We are on both Facebook & Twitter.

Q: How can I advertise with Hersam Acorn Radio.
A: Contact our Advertising Department.

Q: When is Hersam Acorn Radio Live?
A: We’re still working on that! Our goal is 12 hours of live and taped broadcasts per day. For now, check the Schedule page for broadcast dates and times.

Q: How do I control the volume?
A: There are controls on the player itself for controlling the volume. You can also adjust your computer’s audio controls and/or your speakers.