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Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) January 7th 18, 08:47 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 41
Views: 112
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
If you were buying a new telly..

On 07/01/2018 05:58, charles wrote:
In article , JNugent
that says more about some people than anything :-)

I'd say that all that stems from the days when...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) January 6th 18, 03:50 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 113
Views: 1,620
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
Why do people buy 2nd hand Sky boxes?

On 06/01/2018 15:43, Roderick Stewart wrote:
On Sat, 6 Jan 2018 11:18:22 +0000, Norman Wells
wrote:

I think there is a good chance a macrovision filter might fix this...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) January 6th 18, 11:18 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 113
Views: 1,620
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
Why do people buy 2nd hand Sky boxes?

On 06/01/2018 11:07, Roderick Stewart wrote:
On Fri, 5 Jan 2018 19:08:56 -0000, "Ian Field"
wrote:

I think there is a good chance a macrovision filter...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 28th 17, 04:24 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 25
Views: 103
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
A discussion in that D-I-Y group

On 27/12/2017 21:05, Martin wrote:

My wife and I both use subtitles. We don't have a problem.

That must be interesting over the breakfast table.
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 27th 17, 08:11 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv,uk.d-i-y
Replies: 110
Views: 169
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
OT question

On 27/12/2017 20:10, Andy Burns wrote:
Bill Wright wrote:

What are the parameters that set the speed of electromagnetic
transmission in a vacuum? I've googled everywhere but I can't find...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 26th 17, 03:17 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv,uk.d-i-y
Replies: 110
Views: 169
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
OT question

On 26/12/2017 06:14, The Natural Philosopher wrote:
On 25/12/17 19:28, Norman Wells wrote:

The business of philosophers is the contruction and maintenance of
metaphysical world-views.

...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 25th 17, 07:28 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv,uk.d-i-y
Replies: 110
Views: 169
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
OT question

On 25/12/2017 18:09, The Natural Philosopher wrote:
On 25/12/17 13:54, Tim Streater wrote:
Which raises the interesting question of whether alternative
universes exist in which some or all...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 25th 17, 02:09 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv,uk.d-i-y
Replies: 110
Views: 169
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
OT question

On 25/12/2017 13:44, Cursitor Doom wrote:
On Mon, 25 Dec 2017 12:36:49 +0000, Norman Wells wrote:

Just how old are you then?

I think you need to address that to NP.

Yes. Can you pass...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 25th 17, 12:49 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv,uk.d-i-y
Replies: 110
Views: 169
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
OT question

On 25/12/2017 11:51, The Natural Philosopher wrote:
On 25/12/17 09:10, Norman Wells wrote:
On 25/12/2017 08:21, The Natural Philosopher wrote:
On 24/12/17 22:53, Norman Wells wrote:
On...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 25th 17, 12:36 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv,uk.d-i-y
Replies: 110
Views: 169
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
OT question

On 25/12/2017 11:44, Cursitor Doom wrote:
On Mon, 25 Dec 2017 09:10:43 +0000, Norman Wells wrote:

But it's a philosophical question. And I thought from your name that
you might have an...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 25th 17, 09:10 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv,uk.d-i-y
Replies: 110
Views: 169
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
OT question

On 25/12/2017 08:21, The Natural Philosopher wrote:
On 24/12/17 22:53, Norman Wells wrote:
On 24/12/2017 22:01, Indy Jess John wrote:

Admittedly we have got nothing better to describe the...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 24th 17, 10:53 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv,uk.d-i-y
Replies: 110
Views: 169
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
OT question

On 24/12/2017 22:01, Indy Jess John wrote:
On 24/12/2017 20:43, Bill Wright wrote:
What are the parameters that set the speed of electromagnetic
transmission in a vacuum? I've googled...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 17th 17, 11:27 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 13
Views: 74
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
phone scam involving television service

On 17/12/2017 10:59, Clive Page wrote:
We get junk calls on our landline every day or so.* Mildly annoying but
not yet enough to actually spend money on trying to thwart them.** In
the...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 16th 17, 09:10 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 8
Views: 55
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
University Challenge Vision too close

On 16/12/2017 08:01, Brian Gaff wrote:
Maybe the studio was too small or the wide angle lenses introduced too much
distortion.
Brian

I would suggest setting the aspect ratio on the TV back...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 4th 17, 03:41 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 54
Views: 237
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
Croydon

On 04/11/2017 15:11, Brian Gaff wrote:
Ok lets ask, what ones in particular?
Brian

Needing direct line of sight to the satellite is one.
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 4th 17, 02:14 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 54
Views: 237
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
Croydon

On 04/11/2017 13:29, Martin wrote:

Why don;t more people use Freesat, which has none of the problems Freeview users
report?

It's because of all the problems Freesat has that Freeview doesn't.
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 3rd 17, 05:03 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 44
Views: 226
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
How many types of screens are there?

On 03/11/2017 15:58, TonyGamble wrote:
I'm bumping this as I made my occasional trip around the tele area of Peter Jones this morning.

The OLED screens were given pride of place at the front...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 30th 17, 08:29 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 73
Views: 286
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
MSF radio clocks.

On 30/10/2017 06:45, Roderick Stewart wrote:

Then there's a Sony digital camera that has wi-fi but needs its clock
setting manually, and apparently can only manage 12 hour AM/PM.

There's...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 17th 17, 10:05 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 37
Views: 308
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
Copying files from Humax PVR

On 17/10/2017 19:28, Davey wrote:
On Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:54:34 +0100

It is exactly the same except you need to add the "auto-unprotect"
package to the custom software. This then...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 16th 17, 03:52 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv,uk.d-i-y
Replies: 132
Views: 347
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
FM stereo tuners - Xpost (OTish)

On 16/10/2017 14:33, Jethro_uk wrote:
On Sat, 14 Oct 2017 20:46:59 +0100, Steve Walker wrote:

If and when FM is turned off, the big losses will be for drivers whose
cars aren't fitted with...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 16th 17, 09:06 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 132
Views: 347
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
FM stereo tuners - Xpost (OTish)

On 16/10/2017 08:40, Woody wrote:
"Bill Wright" wrote in message
...
On 16/10/2017 00:35, wrote:

A...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 16th 17, 08:53 AM Posted to uk.d-i-y,uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 132
Views: 347
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
FM stereo tuners - Xpost (OTish)

On 16/10/2017 03:45, Bill Wright wrote:
On 16/10/2017 00:28, wrote:

We use the freeview signal a lot as FM reception around here isn't
that good,** our TV allows...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 5th 17, 09:48 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 15
Views: 114
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
Am I seeing things ?

On 05/10/2017 09:30, NY wrote:
"Brian Gaff" wrote in message
...
I don't know but its getting to be a pretty tired format. I have...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) September 20th 17, 12:26 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 73
Views: 380
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
bbc inacuracies

On 20/09/2017 12:14, Martin wrote:
On Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:43:45 +0100, Roderick Stewart
wrote:

On Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:41:06 +0200, Martin ...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) September 19th 17, 04:59 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 73
Views: 380
Posted By Norman Wells[_6_]
bbc inacuracies

On 19/09/2017 16:40, Martin wrote:
On Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:52:00 +0100, Andy Burns wrote:
Martin wrote:

Cars need to have swappable battery packs to make them...
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