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Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 30th 07, 01:41 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By Andy Burns
PVR standby

On 30/07/2007 13:52, Steve Thackery wrote:

It isn't correct to say that the schedules (I think you mean the Electronic
Programme Guide - EPG) update overnight - in fact they update...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 30th 07, 12:44 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By Andy Burns
Slightly OT - ITV Local on the web problem

On 30/07/2007 13:37, Albert wrote:

I have tried
tracert http://www.itvlocal.com

just drop the http://
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 26th 07, 07:22 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By Andy Burns
Interruption of Programme Endings

On 26/07/2007 00:40, AJM wrote:

I find the practice of
reducing programme and film credits to half-screen size, thereby making them
illegible really winds me up particularly when I want to...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 20th 07, 11:27 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By Andy Burns
OT - First DAB+-upgradeable radio

On 20/07/2007 11:51, Rob wrote:

Pleased to see this:
http://www.pure.com/ecoplus/

So the saving (whether switched on, or turned off) is about 5W,
multiply that by 24x365 equals 43.8kWh,
at...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 20th 07, 11:14 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 46
Views: 1,169
Posted By Andy Burns
O/T ADSL Interference

On 20/07/2007 11:31, Keith Bailey wrote:

I was considering bodging the installation a bit to connect the
whole premises wiring installation to the phone port on the microfilter
& leave the...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 18th 07, 09:01 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Andy Burns
Looking for LCD with RS232

On 17/07/2007 18:37, Matti Lamprhey wrote:

Do they make TVs with modems now, then?

mine has a socket for a modem, presumably in-case a backchannel for
DVB-T was established?
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 17th 07, 06:49 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By Andy Burns
take a look at a good BBC resource

On 17/07/2007 00:52, Graham wrote:

"Andy Burns" wrote in message
...
On 16/07/2007 02:35, kim...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 16th 07, 07:54 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By Andy Burns
take a look at a good BBC resource

On 16/07/2007 02:35, kim wrote:

"Long bacon" is a mocking gesture ... then wiggling the fingers.

Yes, but why?.
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 15th 07, 08:16 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 48
Views: 1,334
Posted By Andy Burns
Digital switchover

On 15/07/2007 08:13, Alan wrote:

The proposed box wouldn't be simple or cheap

that is what everyone is trying to tell the O/P

but my PVR can record or
record/view two channels from the...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 14th 07, 10:34 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 48
Views: 1,334
Posted By Andy Burns
Digital switchover

On 14/07/2007 22:10, John Rumm wrote:

Why a single tuner?

I queried it as I assumed use of a single tuner as this is supposed to
be a "simple" stopgap solution.

DTT tuners will be dirt cheap...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 14th 07, 03:39 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 48
Views: 1,334
Posted By Andy Burns
Digital switchover

On 14/07/2007 16:30, Matti Lamprhey wrote:

"Lurch" wrote...
"Matti Lamprhey" mused:

Here's an idea to assist the old folk...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 13th 07, 11:47 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 27
Views: 951
Posted By Andy Burns
Recommendations for good quality RF modulator wanted.

On 14/07/2007 00:31, Bill Wright wrote:

http://www.wrightsaerials.tv/Commsdissys.htm

Looks like the webmistress has been busy since I last looked, but you
might want to have mention to her some...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 13th 07, 02:50 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By Andy Burns
philips 42 inch lcd tv

On 13/07/2007 15:33, R. Mark Clayton wrote:

What

Did I

is wrong

say there
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 13th 07, 02:26 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 27
Views: 951
Posted By Andy Burns
Recommendations for good quality RF modulator wanted.

On 13/07/2007 15:00, Bill Wright wrote:

It's this:

http://www.satsol.co.uk/ProductDetails.aspx?itemno=A89149

I wish I'd seen you recommend those before ...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 13th 07, 01:01 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 19
Views: 600
Posted By Andy Burns
Aerial loop through puzzle

On 13/07/2007 13:55, AnthonyL wrote:

I've turned off the modulator on the GTD2000 and now BBC
is working. Can you clarify what the "modulator" is actually doing?

yes, as you suspected it takes...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 13th 07, 12:29 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By Andy Burns
philips 42 inch lcd tv

On 13/07/2007 13:23, martyh wrote:

My apologies, new to this. Probably better if I give up.

No, you seem to have got the hang of it now, it's only a case of people
trying to preserve some...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 13th 07, 12:19 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By Andy Burns
Recommendations for good quality RF modulator wanted.

On 13/07/2007 13:18, Mark wrote:

Mono sound will do

You'd need to pay several limbs for a NICAM one anyway

but user-selectable TV channel is required.

Maplin one has multiple channels set by...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 13th 07, 12:12 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By Andy Burns
philips 42 inch lcd tv

On 13/07/2007 13:03, martyh wrote:

please elaborate

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
A: Top-posting.
Q: What is the...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 10th 07, 09:43 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 22
Views: 943
Posted By Andy Burns
Advice needed

On 10/07/2007 09:56, Owain wrote:

You're not allowed to use ladders for window cleaning any more ... all
the local window cleaners now use pressure washers with very long lances
for anything...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 10th 07, 08:50 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 28
Views: 1,136
Posted By Andy Burns
Digital TV Signal Boosters

On 10/07/2007 09:34, Steve Thackery wrote:

What's wrong with the DAT75?

Too many people buy (or are oversold) them where they don't need one?
Typical example taken from a hotel room I stayed...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 9th 07, 07:05 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 22
Views: 943
Posted By Andy Burns
Advice needed

On 09/07/2007 19:44, Andy Wade wrote:

Andy Burns wrote:

A Balun is used to match the aerial to the cable, a good thing.

Maybe, but its main purpose is to effect a proper transition...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 9th 07, 05:41 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 22
Views: 943
Posted By Andy Burns
Advice needed

On 09/07/2007 15:57, Ian Jackson wrote:

It depends where you are in Newcastle. Isn't the Fenham relay intended
to fill in the area down by the Tyne (near the Metro Centre)? NE6 seems
to be...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 9th 07, 02:14 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 22
Views: 943
Posted By Andy Burns
Advice needed

On 09/07/2007 14:15, Steve Pickthall wrote:

I am in Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 which I think is Pontop Pike.

Unless you use the Fenham relay? (Which would need a wideband)

But if it's Pontop Pike a...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 9th 07, 12:32 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 22
Views: 943
Posted By Andy Burns
Advice needed

On 09/07/2007 12:54, Steve Pickthall wrote:

What are the pertinent questions I should ask to try to filter out the
shysters and the schmucks?

There is not such thing as a "digital aerial",...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) July 9th 07, 10:16 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv,uk.tech.broadcast
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By Andy Burns
Petition: Attach Warning Labels to thick people!

On 09/07/2007 10:54, Dave Plowman (News) wrote:

However, just try getting a copy of the technical details in most shops
that sell TVs. Of course they will be there in the instruction book -
...
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