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Forum: Technical 09-10-2014, 22:33
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By a516
Current German DTT is mostly 4 SD channels per...

Current German DTT is mostly 4 SD channels per multiplex in Single Frequency Networks.

The plan is to relaunch DTT with a mix of free (PSB) and pay (commercial) TV using DVB-T2 and HEVC in Single...
Forum: Sky 03-10-2014, 07:56
Replies: 79
Views: 8,699
Posted By a516
I've been updating local TV information-: If you...

I've been updating local TV information-:

If you were wondering about local TV, here's some clues - do deduct one day from the figures:
https://twitter.com/JamieMadeTV/status/517756695423225857

and...
Forum: Sky 03-10-2014, 07:48
Replies: 79
Views: 8,699
Posted By a516
Now I've been for a long sleep, It's obvious.:D...

Now I've been for a long sleep, It's obvious.:D Well it didn't seem right last night, but you know when you're too tired to think why it's not right... Anyway, there are still two duplicate ITV HD's...
Forum: Sky 02-10-2014, 23:46
Replies: 79
Views: 8,699
Posted By a516
Just added the new ITV HD transponder via a...

Just added the new ITV HD transponder via a Freesat box. For some reason it only wants to save one of the four services (might have to do with the data being broadcast), but they're there.
Forum: Freeview 01-10-2014, 13:07
Replies: 82
Views: 4,847
Posted By a516
Charles Constable will be fully aware of the...

Charles Constable will be fully aware of the situation which led to Channel 5 HD rejecting its Freeview slot within days of signing up with Sky. And as much as some forum members do object to 6 HD...
Forum: Freeview 01-10-2014, 11:43
Replies: 82
Views: 4,847
Posted By a516
Here's the industry view: That's from Charles...

Here's the industry view:


That's from Charles Constable, Managing Director of Digital Platforms at Arqiva. In short, HD channels are being paid not to be Freeview.

Looking at carriage...
Forum: Freesat 30-09-2014, 19:42
Replies: 38
Views: 8,102
Posted By a516
Listings data supplied by ITV has channel 118 as...

Listings data supplied by ITV has channel 118 as the Freesat number, which would make more sense. Perhaps ITV4+1 might go up to 155?
Forum: Freeview 28-09-2014, 21:51
Replies: 82
Views: 4,847
Posted By a516
Channel 5 HD does not have PSB status yet. The...

Channel 5 HD does not have PSB status yet.

The DCMS intends to amend the Communications Act 2003 to...
Forum: Freeview 28-09-2014, 21:46
Replies: 82
Views: 4,847
Posted By a516
The closest is Channel 4 HD, which was encrypted...

The closest is Channel 4 HD, which was encrypted (but ftv) on Sky when it first launched. It then launched on Freeview in 2010 and Freesat in 2011.
Forum: Freeview 23-09-2014, 19:44
Replies: 12
Views: 1,546
Posted By a516
Because your aerial is pointing towards Emley...

Because your aerial is pointing towards Emley Moor, the signal is coming from the mast at Tapton Hill (Crosspool transmitter). Presumably what signal you are getting is only just about suitable for...
Forum: Freeview 21-09-2014, 20:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,546
Posted By a516
That depends on the different of the angle...

That depends on the different of the angle between Sheffield (Tapton Hill/Crosspool) and Emley Moor in any given location. In some areas its possible, but in other areas it's certainly not. That's...
Forum: Freeview 17-09-2014, 22:41
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By a516
The transmission parameters used means the local...

The transmission parameters used means the local TV multiplex has just over 9Mbps of usable bandwidth, unlike around 27Mbps on the commercial multiplexes. Each video stream is fixed at 2.5Mbps, then...
Forum: Freeview 16-09-2014, 07:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By a516
To help fund the distribution of local TV in the...

To help fund the distribution of local TV in the UK, two of the three slots on the local TV multiplex have been sold to commercial operators. It was marketed to clients under the term "City DTT" by...
Forum: Mobile Phones 05-09-2014, 21:57
Replies: 9
Views: 1,591
Posted By a516
Page 19 of this morning's Western Morning News...

Page 19 of this morning's Western Morning News has more:

I can confirm after passing through the area this lunchtime that the North Molton area has reception from O2 and Vodafone and a scattering of...
Forum: Freeview 04-09-2014, 21:19
Replies: 18
Views: 1,655
Posted By a516
Yes..

Yes..
Forum: Freeview 04-09-2014, 12:20
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By a516
Now that the two different Border regions are...

Now that the two different Border regions are being clearly defined, more viewers will spot this. Until last year, the services were identical, until recently labelled the same and so viewers would...
Forum: Freeview 04-09-2014, 06:31
Replies: 45
Views: 6,916
Posted By a516
Sounds like you're at the edge of the local TV...

Sounds like you're at the edge of the local TV coverage area. Sometimes you'll receive the channels, sometimes you won't. Atmospheric propagation means TV signals don't stop at the same distance from...
Forum: Freeview 03-09-2014, 21:40
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By a516
There are no local TV services being licenced in...

There are no local TV services being licenced in your area, so no local TV multiplex in Northants.
Forum: Freeview 03-09-2014, 17:23
Replies: 45
Views: 6,916
Posted By a516
If Chart Show TV fails to return in some form,...

If Chart Show TV fails to return in some form, then CBS Action would be a candidate for channel 67!
Forum: Freeview 03-09-2014, 17:10
Replies: 21
Views: 2,850
Posted By a516
Erm... that's the point he was making?

Erm... that's the point he was making?
Forum: Freeview 03-09-2014, 17:06
Replies: 45
Views: 6,916
Posted By a516
You're not in the inner M25 core coverage area...

You're not in the inner M25 core coverage area for London local TV though, so reception may well fluctuate for you.
Forum: Freeview 03-09-2014, 17:03
Replies: 12
Views: 2,371
Posted By a516
It actually appeared last week on channel 8, but...

It actually appeared last week on channel 8, but the planned retune has done its job in getting that and other soon-to-launch channels in your channel list!
Forum: Freeview 03-09-2014, 17:00
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By a516
Wiltshire is not in the coverage area or planned...

Wiltshire is not in the coverage area or planned coverage area of the local TV network. The signal from Mendip is resticted on a northwards beam and won't be extended to avoid co-channel interference...
Forum: Freeview 03-09-2014, 16:57
Replies: 206
Views: 25,601
Posted By a516
Not until the holding slide on 301 is cleared in...

Not until the holding slide on 301 is cleared in a month's time, then the YouView services can move up and start in the 300s.
Forum: Freeview 03-09-2014, 12:53
Replies: 206
Views: 25,601
Posted By a516
http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/aboutthebbc/posts/Child...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/aboutthebbc/posts/Childrens-and-News-channels-moving-on-Freeview-and-YouView-EPGs-today
The BBC's Neil Walker has confirmed there will be "holding slides" redirecting...
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