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Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 16th 18, 08:40 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 27
Views: 1,086
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
iPlayer downloads now only being offered in sd1?

TonyGamble wrote:

What is a gip?

https://github.com/get-iplayer/get_iplayer
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 15th 18, 02:37 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 27
Views: 1,086
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
iPlayer downloads now only being offered in sd1?

Johnny B Good wrote:

Not one of my Saturday night's selection of downloads included any hd

I think this has been noted before if you use a 'regional' stream,
rather than using a 'nations' stream...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 10th 18, 09:25 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 9
Views: 100
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Freesat EPG

wrote:

PeterC wrote:

Anybody else noticed that the EPG is only 4 - 5 days for all all of the 5
and all of the 4 channels?

Mine seems mostly complete but...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 10th 18, 08:21 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 14
Views: 243
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
HD Recorder Advice Please

Vir Campestris wrote:

Brian Gaff wrote:

I thought recording in hd was prohibuted somehow in the hdmi specs.

There's some quite sophisticated encryption going on in the HDMI chain.
It's...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 10th 18, 11:07 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 35
Views: 233
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
End of unjustifed geoblocking within EU

Ashley Booth wrote:

http://www.bmanor.co.uk/pics/Harwell_Lecture/154%20UKI1_Iceland_day.jpg

And here's me with a smaller version of that Marconi dish in Eastbourne

White dish in a snowstorm?
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 9th 18, 01:00 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 37
Views: 478
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Retune for Ch. 10

Bill Wright wrote:

A lot of tiny cells in cities and big ones in
the country.

Maybe they'll get 5G working with voice this time, rather than bungling
it out the door with impressive data...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 9th 18, 10:35 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 37
Views: 478
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Retune for Ch. 10

Robin wrote:

charles wrote:

"They" had their act going well and the government decided to sell off some
of the TV frequencies for mobile phone use - again.

Did the UK government have...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 8th 18, 04:06 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 37
Views: 478
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Retune for Ch. 10

Martin Barclay wrote:

WHY the blue f**king blazes do they have to keep playing about changing
things?

Well in this case, it was related to a *good* thing ... upgrading ITV3
from low-res SD...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 8th 18, 03:50 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 24
Views: 533
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
The Great DVB-T switch off?

Andrew wrote:

On a recent C5 program about council house fraud, a housing lady
told us that she is amazed at the reasons people give to turn down a
property. One common reason is 'our TV is...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 7th 18, 03:04 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 24
Views: 533
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
The Great DVB-T switch off?

Graham. wrote:

Is it true there is a plan in place to move everything to T2 by 2020?

I've not heard of an actual plan, but I suspect there's an inkling that
they'd keep one DVB-T1 mux with all...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 6th 18, 08:19 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 37
Views: 478
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Retune for Ch. 10

Charles F wrote:

I had looked up the channel allocations for 10/ITV3, and could not see why a
retune was required - so it's useful to hear that it's beacause of a change
of resolution issue -...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 6th 18, 12:15 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 37
Views: 478
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Retune for Ch. 10

Davey wrote:

Why no pre-warning, I wonder?

"they" no longer give a **** ...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 5th 18, 06:27 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 782
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Crystal Palace Issues

Bill Wright wrote:

since marketing men always over-rule engineers the
modern products have names that exaggerate the element count by a factor
of two, because they count each half of each...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 5th 18, 06:17 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 782
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Crystal Palace Issues

Andy Burns wrote:

"typical" 48 element LP?

I can't see anyone selling LP with that many elements ...

Even Blake are in two minds about the "double elements" on their LP36T
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 5th 18, 06:11 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 782
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Crystal Palace Issues

Bill Wright wrote:

Andy Burns wrote:

"typical" 48 element LP?

Go on then, what's up with that?

I can't see anyone selling LP with that many elements ...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 5th 18, 02:52 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 782
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Crystal Palace Issues

Bill Wright wrote:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/w0al2rc1jzf71r8/channel%20groups%20and%20gain%202.JPG?dl=0

"typical" 48 element LP?
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 1st 18, 02:46 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 782
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Crystal Palace Issues

Robin wrote:

Do you happen to know if they've cracked the "[Don't] shoot" issue when
used in "press to talk" mode?

I can ask ...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 1st 18, 01:42 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 782
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Crystal Palace Issues

Andrew wrote:

I thought the Tetra radio system users were moving to the Joe Public
mobile phone networks ?.

Yes, ESMCP will use EE's 4G network

If this really is the case, will all the...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) March 31st 18, 02:49 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 782
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Crystal Palace Issues

Pinnerite wrote:

Andy Burns wrote:

The Mobile networks' insatiable demand for bandwidth.

Nothing to do with auctioning off the space?
Perish the thought.

You envisage anyone other...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) March 31st 18, 12:15 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 782
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Crystal Palace Issues

Max Demian wrote:

BBC News HD is useful for Click, when it isn't cancelled or truncated to
make way for (supposedly) "breaking news".

Truncating or cancelling 'Click' would be the kindest thing...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) March 31st 18, 08:07 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 782
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Crystal Palace Issues

Dave W wrote:

Does that mean that channels 55 & 56 are only temporary, and when we
have to tune lower down maybe a group 'A' aerial will work again?

I think it means COM7/COM8 might be for the...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) March 30th 18, 10:13 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 782
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Crystal Palace Issues

Dave W wrote:

I don't know why they couldn't have put the new
phone allocation at the top of the UHF band instead of the middle

Channels 61 to 69 a the top end have already been given over to...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) March 30th 18, 02:22 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 76
Views: 782
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Crystal Palace Issues

John wrote:

London has had its channels in Group A for years and years, there
must be a very good reason for shoving them outside of Group A
Most of the rest of the country has suffered this...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) March 29th 18, 09:27 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
Hannington Mux Test

Bill Wright wrote:

What is the number top right?

Goes with the number top left to show the limits of the scan are between
583.5 and 791.0 at a guess?
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) March 26th 18, 11:04 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 91
Views: 1,265
Posted By Andy Burns[_12_]
C4 HD to leave Freesat on Thur 22nd Feb

Martin wrote:

Andy Burns wrote:

I didn't wake up until the race was over.

Me too! I watched the women's race and went to sleep within seconds of the start
of the men's race and woke up...
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