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Belmont unwatchable last night by Tim Mitchell
It's probably the weather, but around 10pm last night the signal from Belmont became almost totally unwatchable in Hull, both analogue (very snowy, wavery rolling pictures) and digital (normally 90% signal, box reporting no signal). Curiously the only channel which was still watchable on both analogue and digital was C5, which is normally the worst quality. I gave up and went to read a...
August 5th 03 06:54 PM
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Freeview picture breaking up by Robin Smith
Me too , and its usually when cars pass the vertical line of sight -rs "The Equalizer" wrote in message ... Which channels is this happening to? I live in NW London and have only 50% signal strength.
August 5th 03 04:56 PM
by Robin Smith Go to last post
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Progress of Nova-T BDA Driver...? by Default
"John Hawkins" wrote in message ... Hi All, I was wondering if anyone knew anything about the progress of the Nova-T BDA driver: http://sourceforge.net/projects/bdadev/ It seems from the mailing lists that all correspondence (and therefore
August 5th 03 03:39 PM
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sky box office by Ian
On the Sky Box office channels I get a very dark picture. Any way I can fix this?
August 5th 03 10:37 AM
by David Robinson Go to last post
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You & Yours on FTV collapse by Jomtien
(Simon Gardner) wrote: Today's 'You and Yours' on the collapse of FTV from satellite was not useful. One repeated factual error was to claim the BBC alone paid for FTV previously - thus ignoring the financial contributions of C4 and C5. A shame that the BBC spokesman didn't give more emphasis to the high cost of encryption services and the way that Sky alone determine...
August 5th 03 07:52 AM
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DTT by Pete Newsman
Can someone point me to a link which reviews DTT boxes as it is time to move on from the digibox . . . . www.radioandtelly.co.uk/freeviewreceivers.html
August 5th 03 07:39 AM
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Moving to West Wales..no digital reception what do i do? by Wrightsaerials
How about Llangybi ? The postcode thingy is usually very pessimistic. Bill
August 5th 03 01:26 AM
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Pace Twin Software by Richard Watkinson
In message (PaceTwinMan) wrote: Pace have just updated their web page with the following Twin Digital TV Recorder Software Download The proposed download on the 4th-6th August has now been re-scheduled, sorry for any inconvenience. As a result, the next Twin Recorder software download will take place...
August 5th 03 12:52 AM
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Pace Twin Software Update by Malcolm (itsonlyme)
Yes - It was bust, so they pulled it. Now next Monday according to senior official at Pace. -- Malcolm - To reply change spam to ham.
August 4th 03 10:52 PM
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Sky Digital E4+1 strange problem by luap bopper
Hi People I have a standard 4:3 TV and digibox set to letterbox format so "widescreen" programming on Sky digital is displayed with the requisite black borders on top and bottom. No problem up until E4+1 started. All usual channels fine but e4+1 has strange very narrow black and white blocks at the very top left edge of letterboxed image. Not a major problem but annoying as E4 (and all...
August 4th 03 08:57 PM
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onDigital box Vs Freeview box by S
"Some bloke" wrote in message ... "S" wrote Is there a compelling reason not to get an old onDigital Box? Yes, many. They're old, slow, prone to crash, without any prospects of software upgrades or other support. Do yourself a favour and buy a new box. I recommend the SetPal, personally.
August 4th 03 07:38 PM
by Some bloke Go to last post
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Update on FTV/FTA Sky Channels by Jonathan Buzzard
In article , "BobS" writes: Not for long! Keep praying. Better still write to your MP. BobS Just need the goverment to being the communication act into force. Though this would create some problems for the BBC as well. JAB.
August 4th 03 07:01 PM
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Sky+BBC in Canaries by Ross
In message , David writes "Paul" wrote in message ... i came back from tenerife last month and saw big brother being shown (on E4) in some of the bars. picture was excellent, dont know what size dish they had though.
August 4th 03 06:49 PM
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Pace Twin Software by Malcolm (itsonlyme)
On 4-Aug-2003, K wrote: Pace have just updated their web page with the following Twin Digital TV Recorder Software Download The proposed download on the 4th-6th August has now been re-scheduled, sorry for any inconvenience.
August 4th 03 03:20 PM
by Malcolm (itsonlyme) Go to last post
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FS: Sky digibox by lju
Pace 2200 in black with remote 35 inc
August 4th 03 01:53 PM
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Moving to West Wales..no digital reception what do i do? by Mr Smith
Apologies for newbie questions but: I am moving to Aberystwyth, west Wales. I have run a postcode check and it seems that I cannot get the free digital channels there. What are my alternatives..if any? Do I have to subscribe to sky ? many thanks....
August 4th 03 12:34 PM
by Peter G Sheppard Go to last post
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Rowbridge? by Doctor D.
The weather cant be bad on a Wednesday when there's nothing on but always on a Sunday when I'm trying to record/watch 24 and some other programs. That would be sods law kicking in.................
August 4th 03 11:53 AM
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DTV Picture Quality [OT for radio] by DAB sounds worse than FM
From: http://tinyurl.com/hcs3 "Perfect pictures? One patient had the utter nerve to ask 'Do you know when they are going to improve the picture quality of the Digital broadcasts?', saying that he notices on different sets, both on Sky and Freeview, pixellation, drop out and poor lip sync, and claims that when running in RGB, even in the showrooms, faces look a bit "plasticy". Pixellation and...
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August 4th 03 02:20 AM
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some questions by Simon Slavin
In article , "Allan Urb" wrote: Hi, i would really apprechiate it if you could answer a few of my questions. Please read the group alt.tv.tech.hdtv for a while to see if they have a FAQ. If they don't, ask this question there. And please use a better 'Subject' header: almost every post to this group consists of some questions; try to use a...
August 4th 03 01:26 AM
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Rowbridge? by Marcus Durham
In message , Jaime writes So is this a rowbridge transmission problem or any ideas what might have caused it our end. Where is "Rowbridge"? It's called "Rowridge"! --
August 3rd 03 11:50 PM
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