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Forum: Radio Today, 00:31
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By lundavra
So my first theory was not far from the truth!

So my first theory was not far from the truth!
Forum: Broadcasting Today, 00:14
Replies: 23
Views: 1,741
Posted By lundavra
But the BBC News page has already been...

But the BBC News page has already been ruined.

When I use a home page like that I want it to give me a reasonable amount of information on the screen which is kept updated. If I want to go to a...
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 20:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By lundavra
Or the mast was in poor condition so they...

Or the mast was in poor condition so they preferred to bring it down rather than risk it collapsing!

Worried that someone might change their mind about shutting it down?

It's probably just that if...
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 20:49
Replies: 30
Views: 1,977
Posted By lundavra
Though it might improve the bloodline and...

Though it might improve the bloodline and increase the average IQ of the country if you did not do that so their listeners did not take shelter. :)
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 16:11
Replies: 66
Views: 3,002
Posted By lundavra
Even more mystifying is the amount of effort that...

Even more mystifying is the amount of effort that some people put into a subject that they claim no interest as well as the obsession that some have with deaths and seemingly aim to avoid showing any...
Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 09:18
Replies: 44
Views: 1,731
Posted By lundavra
Didn't the IBA split into NTL and ITC?

Didn't the IBA split into NTL and ITC?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-09-2015, 13:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,288
Posted By lundavra
Interviewing someone is very different from...

Interviewing someone is very different from chatting to a normal passenger. I would say that it is as dangerous as making a mobile phone call.
Forum: Radio 03-09-2015, 10:02
Replies: 30
Views: 1,977
Posted By lundavra
Though any paranoid prepper might be better...

Though any paranoid prepper might be better getting an old portable radio from a charity or other second hand shop. Most modern battery powered radios seem to use U7 batteries whereas older ones...
Forum: Radio 03-09-2015, 00:54
Replies: 30
Views: 1,977
Posted By lundavra
I thought it had been written that the modern DAB...

I thought it had been written that the modern DAB chipsets don't take any more power than AM or FM ones. Anyway of it has all gone pear shaped does it really matter that your radio battery lasts a...
Forum: Broadcasting 03-09-2015, 00:46
Replies: 23
Views: 1,741
Posted By lundavra
You only customise which sections are displayed. ...

You only customise which sections are displayed. They are still displayed as a large image with a lot of white background and only a handful of them displayed.
Forum: Broadcasting 02-09-2015, 21:22
Replies: 23
Views: 1,741
Posted By lundavra
Nothing wrong with change, if it is an...

Nothing wrong with change, if it is an improvement.

All too often it is change for the sake of change and completely ignoring comments from users.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-09-2015, 18:57
Replies: 1,245
Views: 143,751
Posted By lundavra
I always understood that Texas was a big place so...

I always understood that Texas was a big place so I am sure there are different accents in different areas as well as many other influences. We seem to regularly get accusations of accents being not...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-09-2015, 18:52
Replies: 23
Views: 1,741
Posted By lundavra
I used to use the BBC News homepage frequently...

I used to use the BBC News homepage frequently until it was 'improved' and became unusable. I found the BBC homepage was a useful alternative where you could get an idea of main news stories, main...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-09-2015, 18:50
Replies: 23
Views: 1,741
Posted By lundavra
I mentioned adverts in the context of...

I mentioned adverts in the context of alternatives.

A homepage should be somewhere you can get a brief summary of what is happening in news, TV programmes etc. Rather like most newspaper front...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-09-2015, 18:47
Replies: 23
Views: 1,741
Posted By lundavra
I just wanted something like what the originally...

I just wanted something like what the originally was. A bit of the main news, a bit of what's on TV etc BUT all visible on the screen. At present there are three items visible on the BBC homepage,...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-09-2015, 18:42
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By lundavra
With a channel running 24/7 and live much of the...

With a channel running 24/7 and live much of the time, a few errors in captions is not unexpected.

Newspapers are prepared, and supposedly checked several times but still manage to be full of errors...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-09-2015, 14:01
Replies: 3,101
Views: 299,484
Posted By lundavra
Might be different because they were making a...

Might be different because they were making a record to sell?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-09-2015, 14:00
Replies: 3,101
Views: 299,484
Posted By lundavra
Was it in the days of severe needle time...

Was it in the days of severe needle time restrictions?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-09-2015, 13:58
Replies: 400
Views: 37,901
Posted By lundavra
And a certain one of them is struggling to do so!

And a certain one of them is struggling to do so!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-09-2015, 13:57
Replies: 1,245
Views: 143,751
Posted By lundavra
I am sure there have previously been Huguenot...

I am sure there have previously been Huguenot connections.

I once did a few lookups for a friend with a Huguenot background. It can be useful to have Huguenots in the family tree as there a number...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-09-2015, 13:53
Replies: 23
Views: 1,741
Posted By lundavra
BBC Website homepage RIP

After weeks of threats, the BBC website has forced their new homepage on all users as they did with the BBC News homepage.

Just as bad.

Can anyone recommend any good alternatives with a brief...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-09-2015, 12:31
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By lundavra
German navigation and comms systems, they jammed...

German navigation and comms systems, they jammed voice communications to Luftwaffe aircraft. It was also noted that they were on frequencies close to those used by German tanks so there were plans...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-09-2015, 11:29
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By lundavra
Like the RAF, the Luftwaffe's accuracy was poor...

Like the RAF, the Luftwaffe's accuracy was poor until various electronic bombing aids were developed by both sides. A reliable navigational beacon would have been of great help to them. But mainly...
Forum: Radio 02-09-2015, 09:34
Replies: 30
Views: 1,977
Posted By lundavra
Even the MOD is moving away from terrestrial...

Even the MOD is moving away from terrestrial radio comms, I have been past two large MOD LF/MF/HF transmitting sites in the last couple of weeks and both have closed down with all the masts gone.

As...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-09-2015, 09:25
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By lundavra
Watching the scenes of the clean and prosperous...

Watching the scenes of the clean and prosperous looking Polish cities made me wonder why there are so many Poles in the UK (and how many Syrian migrants they could take!).
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