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Forum: Radio 27-07-2015, 17:13
Replies: 46
Views: 9,676
Posted By Brightonelectri
Bbc Kent

People in Brighton who use the Whitehawk Hill TraNsmitter get Radio Kent in the
Radio section of Freeview! BBC Sussex, the local station, is NOT on Freeview!
In the "800" section we also get BBC...
Forum: Radio 21-07-2015, 21:16
Replies: 27
Views: 1,427
Posted By Brightonelectri
Power Consumption

I have a very good 1980s Sony Portable and often listen to Radio 4 on long wave-especially
the Today programme. It is clear that the AA batteries needed for this radio last
vastly longer than when...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-07-2015, 10:36
Replies: 131
Views: 14,721
Posted By Brightonelectri

Many of the jokes in the Simpsons are lost on most UK viewers as they refer to US
politicians or US Sports stars. Last night C4 showed the hilarious episode when Homer gets a job as a tow-truck...
Forum: Radio 18-07-2015, 10:49
Replies: 612
Views: 68,954
Posted By Brightonelectri
Under Used Am Freqs

Germany has recently given up the Hamburg 972 frequency and I think Belgium has
closed 1512. Greece has closed down the formerly very high powered 1260 and
of course there is no more world service on...
Forum: Radio 06-06-2015, 11:14
Replies: 25
Views: 2,052
Posted By Brightonelectri
Pirate Radio

UK Governments in the 60s and 70s constantly decried the pirates because "they were
causing interference". in fact the greatest interference to AM at the time were stations
in East Germany using...
Forum: Radio 06-06-2015, 11:03
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By Brightonelectri
Fm Dx

In Sussex the car park at the Devil's Dyke offers very good FM from London,Guildford,
Oxford and more distant stations not available a few miles away in Brighton.
From Beachy Head lots of French FM...
Forum: Radio 28-05-2015, 09:35
Replies: 78
Views: 6,676
Posted By Brightonelectri
Am Reception

Last week I was in St Ives Cornwall and RTE 1 came in loud and clear during daytime on
252. As soon as darkness fell the Algerian station swamped it completely!
I was surprised that Radio4 198 came...
Forum: Radio 13-05-2015, 20:53
Replies: 3,169
Views: 220,360
Posted By Brightonelectri
FRENCH FM and tv

Quite a lot of French FM coming in today(afternoon) on my Sony portable on cliffs
near Brighton.
Returning home got a perfect HD picture on ARTE, and was able to download concerts
using the...
Forum: Radio 04-05-2015, 16:03
Replies: 66
Views: 9,611
Posted By Brightonelectri
bbc dx

I listened to BBC Radio Kent on 1602 via the Twente Uni(Nederland) site. It was
surprising as the Tunbridge Wells transmitter is VERY low power!
The Radio5 transmitter on 693 seems to cover most of...
Forum: Radio 26-04-2015, 19:42
Replies: 567
Views: 59,363
Posted By Brightonelectri
Am Radio

RMC, EUROPEI and FRANCE INTER still broadcasting on LF despite the band being
totally unsuitable for music! France Inter even has an hour of classical music on
weekday afternoons.

FM has been...
Forum: Radio 14-04-2015, 19:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,542
Posted By Brightonelectri
French Radio And Tv

I checked France Info today and yes, the journalists' strike means little news. France
Musique also playing music with few announcements. I am watching ARTE HD via
Freeview tonight in Brighton, even...
Forum: Radio 11-03-2015, 09:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,186
Posted By Brightonelectri
high power transmitters

I may be wrong but is the Luxemburg 1440 transmitter the only really high powered one
left in Europe? Albania on 1215 and the VOA relay in Greece on 1260 were well
known very high powered ones.
Forum: Freeview 09-03-2015, 10:06
Replies: 129
Views: 21,827
Posted By Brightonelectri
Latest Tv

I have been watching the Brighton local TV for the local news at 6pm and I am
impressed that it's technical standards are good (compared with the dire local
tv stations in the USA!) It does fill a...
Forum: Radio 07-03-2015, 09:22
Replies: 30
Views: 2,775
Posted By Brightonelectri
bc locals on Freeview

In Brighton I get BBC Kent on 719 and BBC Solent on 801. Both stations are NOT "local"
TO BRIGHTON! BBC Sussex still on AM 1485 and others AM.
Many homes in Brighton use virgin CABLE, which does...
Forum: Freeview 06-03-2015, 19:57
Replies: 1,694
Views: 717,674
Posted By Brightonelectri
local radio viua Freeview

I live in central Brighton and I get BBC SOLENT on 719 and BBC KENT on 801.
Our local station is BBC Sussex and does not appear anywhere on Freeview.
Presumably the Solent signal is from the Isle of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-02-2015, 17:33
Replies: 909
Views: 120,549
Posted By Brightonelectri
call the midwife

When the husband was in court, it would have been a Magistrates' Court with JPs,
not a bewigged judge! As stated in the film the biggest punishment was publicity
in the local paper (in those days the...
Forum: Radio 21-01-2015, 20:42
Replies: 30
Views: 1,815
Posted By Brightonelectri
radio in the future

All vehicles in the UK will be "driverless" I.E will be controlled by a computer in each
zone. Radio channels will be delivered by wi-fi and will be controlled by voice command.
Just say the word...
Forum: Radio 16-01-2015, 21:02
Replies: 78
Views: 6,676
Posted By Brightonelectri
Irish Radio In The Uk

RTE Radio can be heard in the UK via Astra, Virgin Media Cable or on-line. In car it
is normally available only on 252 and while reception is good in Wales and most of
Northern England, it is almost...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-05-2014, 20:27
Replies: 921
Views: 78,975
Posted By Brightonelectri
the island

The "castaways" spent a day trying to light a fire. They could have saved a lot of trouble by using an ordinary pair of specs and focusing the sun's rays on some dry material!
Forum: Radio 09-05-2014, 14:26
Replies: 3,169
Views: 220,360
Posted By Brightonelectri
University Of Twente-netherlands

there is open access to the radio scanner located in the University of Twente,faculty of electrical engineering. Covers all freqs from 50Khz upwards. It appears that more than
200 people can access...
Forum: Advice 26-04-2014, 11:31
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By Brightonelectri
unwanted program

I have aquired an unwanted "ad-ware" program on my LAPTOP. My AVG ant-virus keeps trying to remove it, but seems unable to do so. I tried returning my computer to Ist
January 2014 settings but the...
Forum: Freeview 15-04-2014, 19:37
Replies: 42
Views: 6,495
Posted By Brightonelectri
Freeview In Brighton

My external antenna looks towards Whitehawk Hill and gets BBCI South-East.
I have another set with an indoor antenna, looks towards Isle of Wight and gets the
South programme. The new station...
Forum: Radio 15-04-2014, 19:23
Replies: 82
Views: 7,960
Posted By Brightonelectri

Tuned in to 198 while Droitwich was off air. No signal from Scotland as most of the long wave here in central Brighton suffers from interference (from multiple wi-fi systems?)
Algeria uses 198 and...
Forum: Radio 12-04-2014, 10:34
Replies: 36
Views: 2,385
Posted By Brightonelectri
Broadcasting After Indpendence?

The Isle of Man, Jersey and the other Channel Islands are independent, have their own parliaments (but share the Monarchy with the UK) All these territories collect the TVLicence fee. The Channel...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-03-2014, 23:51
Replies: 80
Views: 8,433
Posted By Brightonelectri
West Family On The Canals

This is one of the programmes that make British TV so good. Pleasant people, stunning scenery no intrusive music and interesting observations about rural life.
I took a trip on the K and A and the...
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