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Forum: Sky 03-11-2010, 21:46
Replies: 769
Views: 78,055
Posted By Greebo
Are you thinking of UK Today...

Are you thinking of UK Today http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UK_Today?

Poppasmurf why do you think that the London regional feed would be acceptable? If it was your channel why would you want to...
Forum: Sky 25-10-2010, 18:26
Replies: 769
Views: 78,055
Posted By Greebo
Showing BBC HD preview roll now, but without the...

Showing BBC HD preview roll now, but without the DOG. Now/next are appropriate for BBC1HD - and at 18:30 it shows "This is BBC One HD" to fill the regional news slot.
Forum: Sky 23-08-2010, 19:17
Replies: 49
Views: 9,309
Posted By Greebo
There is an old bug where Instant Rewind doesn't...

There is an old bug where Instant Rewind doesn't work for long programmes (something like 3hr+?) and also sometimes for programmes which overlap certain EPG boundaries- something like 6am, midday and...
Forum: Sky 01-08-2010, 16:46
Replies: 23
Views: 4,507
Posted By Greebo
Yes, as soon as the box arrived intact from the...

Yes, as soon as the box arrived intact from the ebay seller I then ordered up a 1TB drive and a replacement power supply- got both jobs out of the way in one go and the box has behaved pretty well...
Forum: Sky 01-08-2010, 15:15
Replies: 23
Views: 4,507
Posted By Greebo
My Thomson 4E3006 came via ebay something like 3...

My Thomson 4E3006 came via ebay something like 3 years ago now - so probably had the original drive but I can't be 100% sure - anyway it had a drive labelled: Maxtor Quickview Model: 6L300S0 300GB ...
Forum: Freeview 16-07-2010, 11:33
Replies: 20
Views: 7,350
Posted By Greebo
Assuming you meant the shop on the corner of...

Assuming you meant the shop on the corner of Bradshawgate and Breightmet Street, I dropped in there this morning and they have no Freeview HD boxes left now.
Forum: Freeview 10-06-2010, 18:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,882
Posted By Greebo
I reckon it is best to think of it purely as a...

I reckon it is best to think of it purely as a screen on which pictures are displayed. Forget speakers, and all the image enhancement marketing stuff - just spend the money on whatever gives the best...
Forum: Sky 10-06-2010, 18:14
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By Greebo
Looks like all 4 regional feeds still have the...

Looks like all 4 regional feeds still have the banner on them - bit odd, but I suppose there are still people out of region who may see this and it will save some phone calls/complaints. You'd have...
Forum: Sky 05-06-2010, 14:51
Replies: 72
Views: 6,269
Posted By Greebo
Looking promising from Thursday just up the East...

Looking promising from Thursday just up the East Lancs from the last two posters:


Sat 5.30pm London Tonight
Sun 5.30pm Central News & Headlines
Mon 6pm Central Tonight
Tue 6pm London Tonight
...
Forum: Freeview 02-06-2010, 20:39
Replies: 325
Views: 45,202
Posted By Greebo
Agreed, I just took a look for the first time in...

Agreed, I just took a look for the first time in ages, and they are now using:
Forum: Sky 31-05-2010, 12:08
Replies: 73
Views: 8,446
Posted By Greebo
Here in Manchester, the EPG I see for 178 changes...

Here in Manchester, the EPG I see for 178 changes from London Tonight on Wednesday to Central Tonight on Thursday!
Forum: Sky 30-05-2010, 16:14
Replies: 73
Views: 8,446
Posted By Greebo
I'd quite like it to appear on 101 and to bump...

I'd quite like it to appear on 101 and to bump the SD fully regional version up into the 970-990s.
Forum: Sky 03-05-2010, 20:09
Replies: 12
Views: 1,333
Posted By Greebo
Personally I almost never buy extended...

Personally I almost never buy extended warranties, but if reliability is a worry then Richer Sounds 5 years for 10% extra on the purchase price seems like it isn't the usual high street waste of...
Forum: Sky 02-05-2010, 14:11
Replies: 12
Views: 1,333
Posted By Greebo
Correct link for that Sony Amp mentioned in the...

Correct link for that Sony Amp mentioned in the above post is http://www.richersounds.com/product/av-receivers/sony/strdh800/sony-strdh800

One extra point is that the amp doesn't particularly need...
Forum: Sky 19-04-2010, 20:46
Replies: 79
Views: 13,624
Posted By Greebo
The elephant in the later part of this thread is...

The elephant in the later part of this thread is that BBC1 is a regions and nations service - so which BBC1 are you going to fulltime upscale to BBC1HD? Yes, the Freeview HD infrastructure copes fine...
Forum: Freeview 19-04-2010, 12:28
Replies: 325
Views: 45,202
Posted By Greebo
channel numbers (LCN) are 200,201,202 in case...

channel numbers (LCN) are 200,201,202 in case you've not found them yet.

Looks like the mux has switched to FEC3/4 to match what was already being advertising in the NIT:



So they are on max...
Forum: Freeview 14-04-2010, 12:32
Replies: 325
Views: 45,202
Posted By Greebo
Just had another play with dvbsnoop - looks like...

Just had another play with dvbsnoop - looks like the mux changed to guard interval of 1/32 in the last couple of days, however the FEC info in the NIT may still be wrong-

From dvbsnoop -s...
Forum: Freeview 13-04-2010, 14:39
Replies: 325
Views: 45,202
Posted By Greebo
I tried the surrounding numbers and found more...

I tried the surrounding numbers and found more licences:

Channel M
http://www.ofcom.org.uk/static/tvlicensing/dtt/1967.htm

MANCHESTER TELESHOPPING 2...
Forum: Freeview 12-04-2010, 23:10
Replies: 325
Views: 45,202
Posted By Greebo
Looks like someone's been working late again- in...

Looks like someone's been working late again- in my email I find that the following changes were detected:

21:35 3 new PIDs appear:

PID found: 36 (0x0024) [PS/PES: ITU-T Rec. H.262 | ISO/IEC...
Forum: Freeview 12-04-2010, 20:06
Replies: 325
Views: 45,202
Posted By Greebo
Well it was QPSK initially on Friday - I guess...

Well it was QPSK initially on Friday - I guess the shopping channels will be on air as soon as poss in order to fund the mux.

I also just noticed the Dion box is reporting the GI as 1/16 once tuned...
Forum: Freeview 12-04-2010, 19:28
Replies: 325
Views: 45,202
Posted By Greebo
After this afternoon's changes, the NIT (as...

After this afternoon's changes, the NIT (as decoded by TS Reader Lite) is showing that the new local mux is using bandwidth 8MHz, constellation 16QAM, GI=1/32, Code rate 3/4. It also now shows...
Forum: Freeview 12-04-2010, 16:19
Replies: 325
Views: 45,202
Posted By Greebo
on LCN 201 and 202 respectively. Channel M...

on LCN 201 and 202 respectively. Channel M itself now showing as LCN 200.
Forum: Freeview 12-04-2010, 15:38
Replies: 325
Views: 45,202
Posted By Greebo
Back up again came up around 15:30 - it's now a...

Back up again came up around 15:30 - it's now a live channel-

Channel...
Forum: Freeview 12-04-2010, 11:43
Replies: 325
Views: 45,202
Posted By Greebo
It is running - and yes it is supposed to be...

It is running - and yes it is supposed to be quite a narrow beam aimed at central Salford and Manchester. If you look at the pdf linked to higher in this thread (...
Forum: Freeview 11-04-2010, 21:30
Replies: 325
Views: 45,202
Posted By Greebo
The Tesco/Dion box was still showing these same...

The Tesco/Dion box was still showing these same info button values until just now- then I manually rescanned it and they changed - so it was caching what it saw at the old scan.

Now it shows FFT=8K...
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