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iPlayer downloads now only being offered in sd1? by Johnny B Good[_2_]
Not one of my Saturday night's selection of downloads included any hd1 (1280 by 720) offerings. Every single last one being sd1 (960 by 540). Some were expected to be sd1 such as "Dad's Army" and "Insect Worlds" whilst recently made programmes that would typically be available in hd1 format such as "Gettys: The World's Richest Art Dynasty" (copyright 2018) were also restricted to sd1 as were...
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April 17th 18 05:16 AM
by TonyGamble Go to last post
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HD Recorder Advice Please by Jeff Gaines
I have a much simpler setup than many people in here I'm su Sky+ HD box WD TV Live (streams over my home network) Panasonic DMR-PWT655 DVD/Blu Ray player/HDD Recorder These all feed into: Yamaha RX-S601D (AV Amp)
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April 16th 18 08:46 AM
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The Great DVB-T switch off? by Graham.[_12_]
Is it true there is a plan in place to move everything to T2 by 2020? -- Graham. %Profound_observation%
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April 15th 18 06:53 PM
by The Other Mike Go to last post
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Oxford Local Mux.... Anyone got any information? by Stephen[_8_]
HI all, I currently recieve the Local Oxford TV mux on UHF 29 in deepest Northampton According to the DTG Postcode checker: http://www.digitaluk.co.uk/coveragechecker/main/trade/OX3+0BP/NA/0/sm23p0t77tfegdis7ov2nn7d76 The one on UHF 29 is moving to UHF 22 and there appears to be a 2nd Local Oxford TV mux appearing on UHF 46 on the 23rd May.
April 15th 18 12:24 AM
by Bill Wright[_3_] Go to last post
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End of unjustifed geoblocking within EU by John[_21_]
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 2018 14:21:13 +0000, Clive Page wrote: On 16/03/2018 12:06, Indy Jess John wrote: Don't get your hopes up too high. I bet the BBC will find some loophole so that they...
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April 13th 18 07:04 PM
by Bill Wright[_3_] Go to last post
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satellite navigation by Pinnerite
Until July I ran a 15 year old S-Type Jaguar. It's satnav was considerably out of date. When I checked with Jaguar they wanted £150 for a new disc. A couple of years later I found a site that did one year old ones for £25. That was fine and worked very well. I had to sell the Jag (I kept bumping into things) and bought a narrower car. A Kia Niro. It comes with Tom Tom installed. I was...
April 12th 18 04:06 PM
by Clive Page[_4_] Go to last post
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Freesat EPG by PeterC
Anybody else noticed that the EPG is only 4 - 5 days for all all of the 5 and all of the 4 channels? Everything else is OK, but there are big gaps as I scroll down. -- Peter. The gods will stay away whilst religions hold sway
April 12th 18 03:39 PM
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Crystal Palace Issues by John[_21_]
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 their Group A homes to UHF 55 and 56. Given that 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: money and technical...
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April 12th 18 10:58 AM
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Gotham by Jeff Layman[_2_]
For those who have been missing Gotham, Series 4 starts tonight on E4 at 2100. Of course, it will all be a bit confusing as Channel 5 never showed Series 3. That was aired on Netflix last year - so those watching on Freeview/Freesat and haven't got Netflix will have a bit of catching up to do. Unfortunately it seems that, if Series 3 ever appears on Freeview/Freesat, it will be /after/...
April 12th 18 07:01 AM
by Brian Gaff Go to last post
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Do Philips MR16 LED bulbs cause RF interference by Scott[_2_]
I am starting a new thread to focus (excuse the pun) on one aspect of LED bulbs. I am grateful to all those who contributed to the previous thread offering innovative solutions. However, now that the supplier appears to concede there is a problem I am planning to return them and purchase a 'reputable' make. Does anyone have Philips 12 Volt (MR16) LED spot lamps? Could you let me know if they...
April 10th 18 05:08 PM
by Brian Gaff Go to last post
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Retune for Ch. 10 by Davey
Usually, when there is a retune needed, I see warnings for a few days beforehand. But last night, with no warning, we were told to retune if we wanted to continue to watch Ch. 10, ITV3. I did, and it worked. This is for Tacolneston. I tried another TV set this morning, and got the same message. Why no pre-warning, I wonder? -- Davey.
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April 9th 18 07:48 PM
by Robin[_8_] Go to last post
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Has Com78 National (Ch56) from Rowridge changed? by Jeff Layman[_2_]
A couple of weeks ago I posted that for some reason my Panasonic PVR could still pick up Com78 on CH56 using the Group A 18-element loft aerial. Under the same conditions, the Panasonic TV couldn't see Com78. Yesterday (before retuning to get the 4 April changes), I had a look at the Com78 signal strength and quality on the PVR's setup menu. It was interesting that the signal strength bar...
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April 8th 18 12:43 PM
by Jeff Layman[_2_] Go to last post
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Humax freeview to freesat by Mike
Hi all, havin had a Humax freeview receiver for some years now (and being very satisfied with it) I decided to get a Humax sat receiver (Foxsat -HDR). This new (to me) box seems really slow to respond when in Freesat mode (just changing up and down channels and along the timeline). So slow, in fact that I'm considering getting rid of it. When in non freesat mode it is quicker but still a bit...
April 8th 18 11:30 AM
by Martin[_2_] Go to last post
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Commonwealth Games by Davey
Watching the Opening Ceremony, it struck me how many of the Indigenous People had wired earpieces. They really were an advanced people! -- Davey.
April 5th 18 04:25 PM
by Brian Gaff Go to last post
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End of unjustifed geoblocking within EU by John[_21_]
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 wrote: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4781_en.htm Don't get your hopes up too high. I bet the BBC will find some loophole so that they don't have to make iplayer available...
April 3rd 18 04:45 PM
by R. Mark Clayton[_2_] Go to last post
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from another group by Bill Wright[_3_]
30 valves, 400watts, took two men to carry, then they had to spend half an afternoon setting up the convergence. But it was affected by the earth's magnetic field so if the customer moved the set at all it all had to be done again. I'm so glad I lived long enough to escape from all that 1960s ****e. Bloody cassette recorders and 33rpm LPs (one scratch and it's ****ed), and AM radio and white...
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March 30th 18 12:49 PM
by Chris Green Go to last post
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No Sunday programmes in Freeview Play? by Jeff Layman[_2_]
I just tried looking at Sunday's programme schedule on my Panny TV using Freeview Play, and found that Sunday is missing! Anyone else see this with a Panny or other make? -- Jeff
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March 29th 18 08:31 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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at800 filter for channel 60 by Bill Wright[_3_]
at800 website: https://at800.tv/industry-trade/approved-filters/ My pictures: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/fb3furw98ekzu4o/AAAw4uTH5wd-PgU4C_rqNZRBa?dl=0 I had a play with one of the at800 channel 60 filters today. It had been installed by AN Other and Co and the white nylon cable ties had snapped. We've seen a lot of these filters fixed with white ties and wonder if the ties are supplied with...
March 29th 18 04:57 PM
by Bill Wright[_3_] Go to last post
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C4 HD to leave Freesat on Thur 22nd Feb by Mark Carver[_2_]
.....it would seem from emails being received today by Freesat punters Quote:- "We’re sorry to announce that All 4 and 4HD will be leaving Freesat on Thursday 22nd February, 2018. Channel 4 is still available in standard definition, but any recordings you have scheduled for 4HD will need to be re-set in SD (via channel 104).
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March 29th 18 11:04 AM
by Martin[_2_] Go to last post
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Hannington Mux Test by Mark Carver[_2_]
Look what I caught being tested at 2:30 this morning. Hannington's post April 18th carriers alongside the existing carriers, The large contiguous lump on the left is 39,40,41,42,43,44,45,46,47 (40,43,46, will be replacing 41,44,47 on April 18) Then the Local Basingstoke mux on 51, then 55 and 56, lower level than their present 32 and 34 positions, but still useable (Telly reported 100/100) ...
March 29th 18 10:02 AM
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