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Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 19th 03, 09:36 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 33
Views: 968
Posted By Tony Walton
Rigger's Diary - off topic

Dave Fawthrop wrote:


Around Bradford there is a thriving industry recycling York Stone.
You regularly see new buildings faced with old York Stone, at the
insistance of the planners.


Do...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 19th 03, 09:33 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 33
Views: 968
Posted By Tony Walton
Rigger's Diary - off topic

Bill wrote:
Years ago the binmen grumbled at my granny for putting a
motorbike inner tube in the bin, so she cut it up into small pieces and hid
them in cornflake boxes, etc, just to get her...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 18th 03, 10:36 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Tony Walton
picture breakup

Tony wrote:
"paul bennett" wrote in message
...

I have just bought a Sony Freeview set top box. when I first...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 17th 03, 04:13 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By Tony Walton
Lodos freeview box surprisingly good

David H wrote:
"[email protected]" wrote in message
...

John Porcella wrote:


A 50 note is commonly known as "50...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 17th 03, 10:35 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By Tony Walton
Question

simon wrote:
Are adverts allowed on this ng?



No. The ng charter at

http://www.usenet.org.uk/uk.tech.digital-tv.html#uk.tech.digital-tv

says
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 14th 03, 02:45 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By Tony Walton
Freeview Channel 704 ..

Chris Vowles wrote:
On Fri, 14 Nov 2003 14:20:35 +0000, Tony Walton
wrote:


tHatDudeUK wrote:

"Andrew" wrote in...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 14th 03, 01:20 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By Tony Walton
Freeview Channel 704 ..

tHatDudeUK wrote:
"Andrew" wrote in message
...

It could be an interactive 'Shopping Channel'


Adding to...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 14th 03, 11:12 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 31
Views: 1,449
Posted By Tony Walton
Channel 14

Mark Carver wrote:
Tony Walton wrote:
The majority of channels are now 16QAM (all but
one mux, I think, though IMBW)

Mux 2 and Mux A are at 64QAM.
(ITV1/2/News, C4, C5, BBC Radio 1-4,...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 14th 03, 09:23 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 31
Views: 1,449
Posted By Tony Walton
Channel 14

John Porcella wrote:
When are they gonna stop putting **** channels on freeview? They
should

be

making the most of the little space they have,


Little space? There was...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 12th 03, 09:51 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By Tony Walton
Test Transmission Channel14 Freeview

David wrote:



Just tried Ch22 to see what you mean but there is no transmission, just a
red Square.

Black Screen, red Square?

Sounds like an extended version of Moscow Nights.
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 11th 03, 04:18 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By Tony Walton
Test Transmission Channel14 Freeview

David wrote:


If I remember correctly wasn't 14 in the ONdigi days for another channel
belonging to CH4?

ISTR it was 4text.

--
Tony
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 7th 03, 11:46 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 21
Views: 694
Posted By Tony Walton
Radio amateurs are bad news

Vic wrote:


Two points, Wayne...........
(1) This is a TV group, not Radio
(2) If you don't want the difficult jobs just politely decline them. Or
better still,
get out of the service...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 4th 03, 01:46 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Tony Walton
what is C.B.M. on freeview..???

michael hunter wrote:
fairly new to Digital tv...i bought the Freeview system a few months
ago
does anybody know what the C.B.M is... a new up and coming
station....it isnt a Christian...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 4th 03, 10:35 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Tony Walton
cheapest freeview box?

Chis wrote:
Any candidate for the
cheapest freeview box? regardless of make?



Regardless of make? Old ITV Digital boxes on eBay for between 20 - 40
seem very cheap.

--
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 3rd 03, 11:07 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By Tony Walton
BBC Monkey to rival On Digital Monkey

Chris Vowles wrote:
Someone has a sense of humour, see the BBC's answer to Monkey at
http://www.bbc.co.uk/digital/

Chris

Looks like someone at the BBC has been visiting...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 17th 03, 01:10 PM Posted to alt.radio.digital,uk.tech.broadcast,uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 82
Views: 2,877
Posted By Tony Walton
BBC's Vision of the Future of TV

Leonard wrote:


My old Panasonic VCR had a very effective remote with a little lcd
display that allowed you to program the timer offline, as it were,
and then transmit your setting to the...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 17th 03, 01:08 PM Posted to alt.radio.digital,uk.tech.broadcast,uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 82
Views: 2,877
Posted By Tony Walton
BBC's Vision of the Future of TV

Travis wrote:
what they need is a barcode system in the TV mags that you can with your
remote then choose in screen like record, auto change channel, set
reminder.. and so on. Probably.

...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 13th 03, 02:52 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By Tony Walton
Aerial Issues

John Porcella wrote:
"CJ" wrote in message
...

Hi,

I live in harrogate


I could not believe that...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 10th 03, 09:58 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Tony Walton
uk.tech.digital-tv, grassroots anti-brand

Ronald Marlowe wrote:


"Allahdad AL-Durah"
wrote

(long insane rant)

Produced by a robot. We're being Hipcrimed.
--
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 10th 03, 09:56 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 7
Views: 1,821
Posted By Tony Walton
Philips DTX 6372 on digital hard reset?

Tony Walton wrote:
(Sorry to follow myself up, but...)

Switch box on

Oops.

I forgot to say "while holding the two buttons down".

--
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 10th 03, 09:55 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 7
Views: 1,821
Posted By Tony Walton
Philips DTX 6372 on digital hard reset?

JCB... wrote:
Hi.
I have a Philips On Digital set top box.
When swiched on, it just says " Update Error ".

How long does it say it for if you leave the box switched on? Try
leaving it for a...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 8th 03, 03:25 PM Posted to uk.media,uk.media.tv.sky,uk.tech.digital-tv,uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By Tony Walton
A dark day for Independent TeleVision

Agamemnon wrote:


Channel 4 was created as a commercially funded public service
broadcaster, therefore it has no shareholders, no shares

AIUI that's incorrect. It has one shareholder, the...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) October 8th 03, 03:25 PM Posted to uk.media,uk.media.tv.sky,uk.tech.digital-tv,uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By Tony Walton
A dark day for Independent TeleVision

Agamemnon wrote:


Channel 4 was created as a commercially funded public service
broadcaster, therefore it has no shareholders, no shares

AIUI that's incorrect. It has one shareholder, the...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 8th 03, 10:16 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 6
Views: 1,756
Posted By Tony Walton
Mobile Phone Interference

Martin wrote:
The brood were huddled around our new Freeview box (Daewoo Setpal)
last night watching Wife Swap (the fly on the wall thang on ITV).

We are in a marginal area for signal...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 7th 03, 09:54 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By Tony Walton
Bandwidth?

John Porcella wrote:
I assume that digital TV uses spread spectrum frequency hopping (a concept

first

mooted by the recently deceased actress Hedy Lamarr)


Eh? Really?
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