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Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 3rd 18, 04:19 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 35
Views: 126
Posted By John[_21_]
End of unjustifed geoblocking within EU

On Saturday, 17 March 2018 12:52:09 UTC, Peter Duncanson wrote:
On Sat, 17 Mar 2018 07:15:09 +0000, Robin wrote:

On 16/03/2018 16:43, Martin wrote:
On Fri, 16 Mar...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 3rd 18, 04:16 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By John[_21_]
End of unjustifed geoblocking within EU

On Friday, 16 March 2018 15:51:03 UTC, Peter Duncanson wrote:
On Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:06:36 +0000, Indy Jess John
wrote:

On 16/03/2018 11:31, Martin...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 3rd 18, 03:48 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 485
Posted By John[_21_]
Crystal Palace Issues

On Saturday, 31 March 2018 10:12:51 UTC+1, Brian Gaff wrote:
I believe also that when other channels move they will probably have to move
the channels down again.
I just wonder who signs off...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 3rd 18, 03:45 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 485
Posted By John[_21_]
Crystal Palace Issues

On Saturday, 31 March 2018 10:20:09 UTC+1, Brian Gaff wrote:
I'd not bank on it, but yes, you are correct. Its only a temp move while
other transmitters are also moved that would otherwise...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 3rd 18, 03:40 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 485
Posted By John[_21_]
Crystal Palace Issues

On Saturday, 31 March 2018 01:11:06 UTC+1, wrote:
On 31/03/2018 00:33, Dave W wrote:
On 30/03/2018 23:13, Andy Burns wrote:
Dave W wrote:

I don't know why...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 3rd 18, 03:37 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 485
Posted By John[_21_]
Crystal Palace Issues

On Friday, 30 March 2018 19:16:03 UTC+1, wrote:
On 30/03/2018 14:36, John wrote:
I dutifully retuned, and was shocked to find a load of channels missing! Especially annoying...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) March 30th 18, 01:36 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 485
Posted By John[_21_]
Crystal Palace Issues

I dutifully retuned, and was shocked to find a load of channels missing! Especially annoying was the loss of BBC News HD and BBC Four HD.

As explained elsewhere, two multiplexes have migrated from...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 9th 17, 01:01 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 16
Views: 182
Posted By John[_21_]
sky fitters and roofs

Why would "a new wideband LNB" be needed? How is it different to what was there previously?

As for the ladder...maybe it is for private work?

John
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 7th 12, 07:32 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 33
Views: 574
Posted By John[_21_]
top tips

On Tuesday, 6 November 2012 10:00:02 UTC, Roderick Stewart wrote:
In article , Bill Wright wrote:

For free internet access find a place where the road runs...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 7th 12, 07:17 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 31
Views: 945
Posted By John[_21_]
Visited Comet today.



I suspect that the notice you saw would not stand up in court. However in

practice they may evaporate before you could sue them. It may be a legal

nicity, though, to wonder if the...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 3rd 12, 04:03 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By John[_21_]
Coming soon at Comet


So they can't refuse to accept them?


They can and will, in most circumstances, as they rank down with unsecured creditors.

John
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 3rd 12, 04:03 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By John[_21_]
Coming soon at Comet


Vouchers and gift cards are never used to 'pay for' goods. They are

exchanged for the goods which have already been paid for. In effect they

are a receipt for pre-payment for...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 3rd 12, 03:52 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 26
Views: 549
Posted By John[_21_]
More DTT Channels, please!

On Saturday, 3 November 2012 00:05:03 UTC, Richard Tobin wrote:
In article ,

John wrote:



...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 3rd 12, 03:49 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 26
Views: 549
Posted By John[_21_]
More DTT Channels, please!

On Friday, 2 November 2012 21:23:17 UTC, Andy Burns wrote:

Depends if the mobile phone companies go on another spectrum frenzy, or not.


I do not mind, some of the spectrum being sold off, but...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 3rd 12, 03:46 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 26
Views: 549
Posted By John[_21_]
More DTT Channels, please!

On Saturday, 3 November 2012 01:24:10 UTC, Paul Ratcliffe wrote:
On Fri, 2 Nov 2012 14:07:28 -0700 (PDT), John wrote:



Call me naive,



You're naive Mr...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) November 2nd 12, 08:07 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 26
Views: 549
Posted By John[_21_]
More DTT Channels, please!

Call me naive, but I had hoped/expected that with analogue switch-off,
another multiplex or two would be made available for DTT. Why? In
Italy, there are so many stations broadcasting on its DTT...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) May 3rd 12, 05:12 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By John[_21_]
On-Digital DTT Decoder RIP

After the first re-tune at the start of April, a friend told me that
he lost the BBC channels.

I thought that he must be wrong!

I found my old one, hooked it up, started it up and did an...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 22nd 11, 02:17 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 64
Views: 1,133
Posted By John[_21_]
Testing a satellite install

On Oct 16, 9:10*pm, tony sayer wrote:
In article , Bill Wright
scribeth thus



I take Bill comments as they are...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 16th 11, 04:54 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 64
Views: 1,133
Posted By John[_21_]
Testing a satellite install

UPDATE.

My friend has now bought a 29.99 Bush FreeSat decoder.

He has rung me up to tell me that he plugged it all in and got a 'Zero
Signal Strength' message.

Hmm...perhaps he was right to...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 15th 11, 12:31 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 64
Views: 1,133
Posted By John[_21_]
Testing a satellite install

On Oct 15, 1:29*pm, UnsteadyKen wrote:
*John wrote...
So if I get hold of an old Sky Digibox (with NO card) that has SCARTs
that actually work, I can plug that in...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) October 15th 11, 12:28 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By John[_21_]
Sky Decoder, No Card

No. Without the card it will have roughly the same functionality as a
Freesat box

This is good to hear, but I am confused. Why then does Sky sell cards
for 20 to allow people to see FTA...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) October 15th 11, 12:24 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By John[_21_]
Sky Decoder, No Card

On Oct 15, 11:14*am, jonphred wrote:
On Sat, 15 Oct 2011 00:54:12 +0100, John wrote:
A friend has just had his TV aerial upgraded and a satellite...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 15th 11, 12:17 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 64
Views: 1,133
Posted By John[_21_]
Testing a satellite install

On Oct 15, 11:40*am, tony sayer wrote:
In article , Steve Terry
scribeth thus

John wrote:
snip
*To my utter...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 15th 11, 12:12 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 64
Views: 1,133
Posted By John[_21_]
Testing a satellite install

On Oct 15, 5:57*am, "Brian Gaff" wrote:
Erm, surely the installers must have tested that it worked, if not I'd
suggest just getting them back to prove it works.

...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 14th 11, 11:58 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 64
Views: 1,133
Posted By John[_21_]
Testing a satellite install

A friend has just had his TV aerial upgraded and a satellite dish
installed for either Sky or FreeSat.

The man who came to install the TV aerial left it so that he had even
less Freeview channels...
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