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Forum: Freeview Yesterday, 16:14
Replies: 53
Views: 21,145
Posted By Bangers
Last Summer Fire was purchase by Celador. They...

Last Summer Fire was purchase by Celador. They pulled DAB carriage in South Hampshire (but kept Bournemouth DAB, where they are on FM too), perhaps the Manchester TV channel isn't of interest to them?
Forum: Radio 06-02-2015, 21:08
Replies: 93
Views: 6,722
Posted By Bangers
Nah, but I do commute along the M27 past the...

Nah, but I do commute along the M27 past the runway. I have occasionally driven to and from the airport and don't remember an issue, but I can't say for certain. Next time I'm in Eastleigh I might...
Forum: Radio 06-02-2015, 16:04
Replies: 93
Views: 6,722
Posted By Bangers
I drive past Southampton airport most days and...

I drive past Southampton airport most days and DAB is fine for me.
Forum: Radio 03-02-2015, 01:35
Replies: 252
Views: 22,812
Posted By Bangers
Er nope. Arqiva's Network Access fees are...

Er nope. Arqiva's Network Access fees are regulated. Here is their ratecard, which you might want to read before you make any more bets:...
Forum: Freeview 22-01-2015, 02:44
Replies: 10
Views: 2,044
Posted By Bangers
There were no promos on That's Solent before...

There were no promos on That's Solent before launch. Just a 30 second ident on a loop. Looks like they are being consistent!
Forum: Radio 22-01-2015, 02:42
Replies: 74
Views: 6,165
Posted By Bangers
The short answer is that Wrotham was never on the...

The short answer is that Wrotham was never on the Radio Authority Reserved Assignment List, which is why it was low down the pecking order for DAB transmissions.
Forum: Radio 13-01-2015, 20:59
Replies: 25
Views: 2,099
Posted By Bangers
No. Any regional/London-wide FM can drop local...

No. Any regional/London-wide FM can drop local programming commitments in return for national DAB coverage. Like KISS for example.

So LBC being on Digital One means they don't have to provide any...
Forum: Radio 13-01-2015, 09:34
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By Bangers
I believe that Toyota were the first car...

I believe that Toyota were the first car manufacturer to use TPEG on factory fitted headunits from 2012. Not sure if their source is Traffic Master or INRIX though.

What car are you looking...
Forum: Freeview 08-01-2015, 13:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By Bangers
Some would say adults can enjoy childrens...

Some would say adults can enjoy childrens programming too.

Although I don't watch kids channels these days, when I turned 18 I still watched programmes on the likes of Cartoon Network and...
Forum: Radio 04-01-2015, 19:04
Replies: 300
Views: 27,738
Posted By Bangers
So what station on the multiplex were you tuned...

So what station on the multiplex were you tuned to before you did the retune then?

I have the Pure Move and that doesn't need a retune. I own other radios from Pure and Roberts and they don't need...
Forum: Radio 04-01-2015, 05:05
Replies: 300
Views: 27,738
Posted By Bangers
Thanks. Well, here's the thing, the DAB sets...

Thanks.

Well, here's the thing, the DAB sets from Pure and Roberts sets do indeed comply with the DAB spec and add new stations automatically (once you are tuned to the multiplex the new station(s)...
Forum: Radio 03-01-2015, 11:41
Replies: 300
Views: 27,738
Posted By Bangers
This is the third time I'm going to ask you for...

This is the third time I'm going to ask you for the make/model of what DAB sets you have. Will you answer this time?

Absolute 90s would have only appeared without a retune if you first tuned to...
Forum: Radio 02-01-2015, 17:31
Replies: 300
Views: 27,738
Posted By Bangers
I really think you don't understand what we're...

I really think you don't understand what we're talking about.

Here's my challenge to you. Don't retune your set on Monday. Resist the urge to retune. Just tune to another station on your local...
Forum: Freeview 02-01-2015, 14:43
Replies: 50
Views: 7,288
Posted By Bangers
CBM was coming soon on channel 22 for a very long...

CBM was coming soon on channel 22 for a very long time!
Forum: Radio 01-01-2015, 22:21
Replies: 300
Views: 27,738
Posted By Bangers
I know. Which proves my point that an autoscan is...

I know. Which proves my point that an autoscan is not the be all and end all to update or even find new stations (as long as you listen to the multiplex affected).
Forum: Radio 01-01-2015, 21:40
Replies: 300
Views: 27,738
Posted By Bangers
Of course you need to retune to find new...

Of course you need to retune to find new multiplexes.

However the DAB spec means receivers must be constantly aware of the multiplex configuration. Otherwise receivers would never find the likes of...
Forum: Radio 01-01-2015, 21:28
Replies: 300
Views: 27,738
Posted By Bangers
NOPE! A compliant DAB receiver will add any new...

NOPE!

A compliant DAB receiver will add any new stations to a multiplex automatically, as long as you are tuned to a station on the same multiplex. Try it next time a new station launches.
Forum: Radio 31-12-2014, 09:44
Replies: 300
Views: 27,738
Posted By Bangers
As a matter of fact most do this. The ones that...

As a matter of fact most do this.

The ones that don't update a station list of the multiplex being listened to aren't complying fully with the DAB spec!

Autotuning should only be required if you...
Forum: Freeview 20-12-2014, 09:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By Bangers
The main stumbling block to anyone providing...

The main stumbling block to anyone providing meaningful help is the fact you've provided zero information about the model of Freeview boxes and model of TV you are using.

It is entirely possible to...
Forum: Freeview 03-12-2014, 20:40
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Bangers
Is it a Smart TV? Mine does IPTV through either...

Is it a Smart TV? Mine does IPTV through either wifi or ethernet.
Forum: Freeview 03-12-2014, 20:39
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Bangers
My Samsung F series works fine with the IPTV...

My Samsung F series works fine with the IPTV channels. I'd assume the newer H series will do too.
Forum: Radio 30-11-2014, 12:46
Replies: 70
Views: 6,331
Posted By Bangers
The 50 Community stations being investigated are...

The 50 Community stations being investigated are those that have been honest on their annual returns. It doesn't necessarily mean that Ofcom would find the other stations compliant if they...
Forum: Radio 22-11-2014, 03:56
Replies: 70
Views: 5,135
Posted By Bangers
Essex is one of those multiplexes were KISS is...

Essex is one of those multiplexes were KISS is actually operated by EG Digital Ltd rather than Bauer Radio. EG Digital was a throw back to the days of GWR and is 50/50 owned by Bauer and Global. So...
Forum: Freeview 14-11-2014, 08:01
Replies: 58
Views: 14,238
Posted By Bangers
Not correct. Channel 5 applied for (and was...

Not correct.

Channel 5 applied for (and was granted) a HD slot on multiplex B (against Film4 HD), but then failed to meet the requirements of Ofcom to launch and had it's slot withdrawn.

The slot...
Forum: Radio 25-10-2014, 22:01
Replies: 36
Views: 3,197
Posted By Bangers
DAB in car along the M27 seems ok for both the...

DAB in car along the M27 seems ok for both the Digital One and South Hampshire multiplex.

It seems fine around Gosport, Fareham and Portsmouth when I've passed through too.
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