It was probably the person in Rome's mic/headphone combo. Ask him to
move the mic further away from his headphones or speakers
On Dec 29, 2006, at 12:48 PM, Mitch Allen wrote:
> Has anyone run into this? Here is what happened:
> 1. Had Pamela Systems for Skype 3.x running (I don't think it's the
> source of the problem, but mentioning for completeness).
> 2. I called the host of my podcast (Skype-to-Skype). I'm on the
> North Shore of Massachusetts, he's on Cape Cod, so not that far
> away. I could hear him with no problem. We're both on cable /
> 3. Then I conferenced in the guest of our program, who was also on
> Skype, but far away - based in Rome, Italy.
> All of a sudden, whenever our host on Cape Cod would speak, there'd
> be a very distinct echo of his voice that all parties could hear.
> But everyone could hear the person in Italy just fine. As soon as
> the interview was done and the person in Italy dropped out of the
> conference, the echo from the host on the Cape went away.
> Does anyone know where the problem lies? Does distance have anything
> to do with it? Is there a work around?
> Mitch Allen
> P.S. Happy New Year to all!
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