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Forum: Radio 11-03-2015, 09:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
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: 105
Views: 17,368
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: 2,523
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: 1,663
Views: 690,592
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: 115,749
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: 1,745
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: 43
Views: 2,953
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: 74,849
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: 2,966
Views: 199,743
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: 724
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: 6,275
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: 7,758
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: 2,302
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: 7,795
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...
Forum: Radio 29-03-2014, 13:04
Replies: 22
Views: 2,326
Posted By Brightonelectri
Pirate Radio

pirate radio

There are various illegal stations broadcasting currently in the Netherlands between
1611 and 1700 khz. I have received some of these on my Eton E5 in Brighton,UK.
Not aware that these...
Forum: Radio 28-03-2014, 22:56
Replies: 82
Views: 7,758
Posted By Brightonelectri
198 Coverage

I was on the Isle of Mull, west of Scotland, last year and the 198 signal is rather poor.
on the other hand I received R4 just north of Lisbon,Portugal, quite audible after local sunset. I understand...
Forum: Radio 13-12-2013, 20:33
Replies: 25
Views: 2,142
Posted By Brightonelectri
Crowded Spectrum In Italy

IT is a while since I have been in Italy but I remember that the FM stations were so close it was often difficult to listen to one without others breaking in.There were also unlicensed stations on...
Forum: Broadcasting 06-12-2013, 00:22
Replies: 28
Views: 2,508
Posted By Brightonelectri
Question Time-no Show

question time-no show december 5th 2013

I was very surprised that the BBC decided not to show Question Time.
The cancellation,as far as I know, was not announced on air as the BBC I channel...
Forum: Radio 02-12-2013, 23:54
Replies: 2,966
Views: 199,743
Posted By Brightonelectri
band 2 FULL of French Stations!

BAND 2 full of French stations all evening here in Brighton. France Culture on 89.9,94.1 and 95.1
and France Musique on 95.6. Lots of others playing pop and in many cases blotting out UK...
Forum: Radio 29-11-2013, 00:11
Replies: 25
Views: 2,695
Posted By Brightonelectri
Broadcasting In Scotland

The BBC spends considerable sums on BBC ALBA TV and
Radio Highland FM, which broadcast in Scots Gallic.
In the UK as a whole there are ten times more Polish speakers than Scots Gallic speakers!
Forum: Radio 26-11-2013, 19:08
Replies: 150
Views: 13,243
Posted By Brightonelectri
Bbc Radio4

I was in london recently and an American friend was amazed at the number of platforms available to access BBC Radio 4-
These are:-
-DAB (Band 3)
-AM 720khz (from Croydon)
Forum: Radio 24-11-2013, 22:24
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By Brightonelectri
Pure Siesta Flow

I bought a PURE SIESTA FLOW -second hand, and got it working after a lot of bother! I find that changing the radio station (using wi-fi) is not user friendly, so it is always set on my favourite US...
Forum: Radio 24-11-2013, 22:16
Replies: 598
Views: 66,171
Posted By Brightonelectri
1296 And 648 Are Available!

It seems a pity that the two former BBC World frequencies of 648 and 1296 are empty(as far as the UK is concerned)
A lot of older listeners like oldies on MF but the local so-called Gold stations are...
Forum: Radio 11-11-2013, 19:07
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By Brightonelectri
Metropolitan Opera Ny

The broadcasts are of saturday matinees at the Met. The relays are co-ordinated with the European Broadcasting Union and are carried by France Musique and many other stations.
If you want non stop...
Forum: Radio 01-11-2013, 20:32
Replies: 21
Views: 2,979
Posted By Brightonelectri
Band I Vhf

A few years ago I was in the USA and Radio Shack sold quite cheap radios with a so-called TV Band ,channels 2 to 5
which occupied Band I, I bought one and could get TV sound from about maximum two...
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