Automated logging of 6 music tracks, since 5 Aug 2018 10:15:31 AM  
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6bot inserts a potential outage row whenever there has been no new track information received for 50 minutes or more.

This is almost always due to the BBC's API or the @BBC6MusicBot twitter feed not being updated.

There can be a legitimate reason for this, such as a 6music documentary playing.

Where it was due to a 6bot error, we would normally correct the error restrospectively.

Multiple potential outage rows may be added, depending on the length of the outage.

If we identify an outage, we use automated backfill processes to try and populate the missing tracks.

If the exact broadcast time is not available for backfill tracks, the time stated in 6bot is approximate and will

be flagged with a example icon to indicate approxiamate track time.

Where potential outage (c) is shown, this means that the outage has been investigated as part of our backfill

process and we've confirmed that no further track information is available.

Special note 1: 6 Music entered "obituary mode" for certain periods during 9th and 10th April 2021

due to the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, with the usual programming suspended.

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