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Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) March 8th 18, 06:43 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 18
Views: 241
Alexa TV Guide Skill

On Thu, 08 Mar 2018 18:26:14 +0000, Bill Wright wrote:

All women are calculating.

There, corrected that for you Bill! :)

--
TOJ.
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) March 1st 18, 03:01 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 78
Views: 770
Maplin RIP

On Thu, 01 Mar 2018 16:39:10 +0100, Martin wrote:

There are no longer any post offices in The Netherlands, the world
hasn't ended as a result.

Even that big one near Dam Square? That's an...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) February 28th 18, 12:10 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 75
Views: 663
Sudden expenditure

On Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:16:17 +0000, Bill Wright wrote:

I had the camera up the arse job without a GA and it was excruciating.

I had it with intravenous sedation, was awake the whole time (no pun...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) February 25th 18, 12:14 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Rugby - live in 1937?

On Sun, 25 Feb 2018 11:50:58 +0000, charles wrote:

there is then a reference to: T.C.Macnamara, "Outside Broadcasts in
Television", World Radio, 22 July 1938.

T.C. (Terence) Macnamara later...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) February 20th 18, 10:14 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 69
Views: 957
Problems today with muxes 7 and 8

On Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:11:40 +0000, Andy Burns wrote:

Give it a try

https://eartoearoak.com/software/rtlsdr-scanner

Thanks for the link Andy, I'll give it a go tomorrow.

--
TOJ.
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) February 20th 18, 04:10 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 69
Views: 957
Problems today with muxes 7 and 8

On Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:32:34 +0000, Andy Burns wrote:

The RTL-SDR is a less capable, but cheaper USB tuner
https://www.rtl-sdr.com/buy-rtl-sdr-dvb-t-dongles/

Good thought.

Well,...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) February 17th 18, 10:19 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 125
Views: 965
Global positioning

On Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:47:24 +0000, Clive Page wrote:

And our hospitals will have no way of getting fresh supplies of
radio-isotopes they continually need, but that's just a side issue.

I'm...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) February 6th 18, 10:51 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 13
Views: 255
Unprofessional stations

On Tue, 06 Feb 2018 07:44:14 +0000, Mark Carver wrote:

Live continuity is only really a British thing now, count yourself lucky
at least the main five TV channels here still have live continuity...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) January 18th 18, 12:11 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 8
Views: 190
No buffering since Christmas

On Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:06:06 +0000, Brian Gaff wrote:

I'm on a 200 meg virgin system and yet even radio stations seem to still
buffer particularly the bbc ones. I suspect congestion ellsewhere...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) January 16th 18, 04:58 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 11
Views: 307
( i ) This programme is subject to a correction.

On Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:55:58 +0000, Brian Gaff wrote:

That page probably looks blank to a text reader.

It's a screen shot of a map of the west country with Devon and Dorset
names transposed. ...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) January 8th 18, 11:34 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 15
Views: 278
Mumblers united

On Mon, 08 Jan 2018 08:47:34 +0000, Brian Gaff wrote:

Has tv drama decided to record all dialogue as mumbles?
I was watching the box last night to see what was on and something on
bbc 1 which...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 26th 17, 11:06 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 19
Views: 281
Sorry your account is locked for 30 minutes

On Tue, 26 Dec 2017 09:30:49 +0000, Brian Gaff wrote:

I see the results of the most popular passwords are in and the winner
is..
Password.

That could be said to be the fault of software...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 24th 17, 11:30 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Crackdown on tv pirate devices

On Sun, 24 Dec 2017 02:57:57 -0800, Andrew Rowland wrote:

On Thursday, 2 June 2016 17:30:16 UTC+1, Andrew Rowland wrote:

It took you 18 months to finish your post - what were you doing? ...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 10th 17, 11:36 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 24
Views: 261
Pontop Pike

On Sun, 10 Dec 2017 10:30:10 +0000, Bill Wright wrote:

On 10/12/2017 10:03, The Other John wrote:
On Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:38:39 +0000, Bill Wright wrote:

I recently made a complete 405...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 10th 17, 09:03 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 24
Views: 261
Pontop Pike

On Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:38:39 +0000, Bill Wright wrote:

I recently made a complete 405 rig for a collector of old tellys. He has
fixed it on his roof.

Unless they've removed it recently there's...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) December 9th 17, 02:17 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 24
Views: 261
Pontop Pike

On Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:28:47 +0000, Clive Page wrote:

One sees quite a lot of aerials leaning at very odd angles which are
probably no longer in use. My guess is that they have partly...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 12th 17, 05:04 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 29
Views: 330
Timecode on programme-as-broadcast archive material

On Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:07:21 +0100, NY wrote:

This is probably a weird, obsessive question...

I've noticed that if you see a programme from a tape archive (eg BBC's
Windmill Road) with...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 7th 17, 04:19 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 40
Views: 431
The latest idea from a Brexit official: Replace EU safetychecks with Amazon reviews

On Sat, 07 Oct 2017 16:36:35 +0100, Bill Wright wrote:

I always remember when
my mother bought that three piece suite...

How did she get it home on the bus? One up and two down? :)

--
TOJ.
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) September 26th 17, 03:05 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 109
Views: 1,374
BBC regional news in HD - surely its about time this happened?

On Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:49:12 -0700, larkim wrote:

Even accepting that I rarely watch the BBC local news coverage, it
irritates me that so long now after HD was more or less fully deployed
the...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 14th 17, 04:40 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Top tip

On Fri, 14 Jul 2017 17:06:33 +0100, Bill Wright wrote:

If you're going on your bike to put a notice on the village noticeboard
don't put the drawing pins in your back pocket.

Bill

Sounds...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 6th 17, 10:18 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 118
Views: 1,323
Horizon 2017: Strange Signals from Outer Space

On Thu, 06 Jul 2017 21:45:56 +0000, Phi wrote:

Not much original science content in this programme and the narrator
keeps repeating what the scientists say.

And why was it blanked off to an...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) June 20th 17, 03:01 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 21
Views: 808
wolfbane - problems?

On Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:07:28 +0000, David wrote:

The link is http://www.wolfbane.net/cgi-bin/tvd.exe? from a Google
search.

The index page loads OK...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) June 2nd 17, 12:05 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 28
Views: 678
Bressay Transmitter

On Fri, 02 Jun 2017 12:53:25 +0100, Mark Carver wrote:

No, it's like that on a proper telly too. The Reading channel (often the
same presenter) has even worse audio.

Firkin 'ell! What a waste...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) June 2nd 17, 11:23 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 28
Views: 678
Bressay Transmitter

On Fri, 02 Jun 2017 07:38:19 +0100, Mark Carver wrote:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ek-7gE6KsdQ

Is the audio always like that or is it a duff YouTube clip? There's a
sort of percussive...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 16th 17, 12:08 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Spell checker

On Sun, 16 Apr 2017 12:03:24 +0100, Brian Gaff wrote:

Does my spell checker know something I don't?
Satnav suggestion is sauna.
Brian

My eldest son emailed me that he was going for a...
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