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Forum: Freeview 23-01-2015, 00:38
Replies: 53
Views: 3,113
Posted By chrisy
The standard hasn't changed - just Synapse...

The standard hasn't changed - just Synapse decided to whitelist compatible devices, so things that might work don't get that far. Of course the code is different which would cause some discrepancies,...
Forum: Freeview 20-01-2015, 15:41
Replies: 25
Views: 2,528
Posted By chrisy
Red button content would make sense I guess. I...

Red button content would make sense I guess. I don't think they can sell it to another broadcaster, as mux1 is run under royal charter, not licensed by Ofcom, so it can't be used for non-BBC...
Forum: Freeview 20-01-2015, 15:35
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By chrisy
Is that really still the case in this day and age?

Is that really still the case in this day and age?
Forum: Freeview 13-01-2015, 19:01
Replies: 91
Views: 5,808
Posted By chrisy
Even in Bedfordshire we struggled with very low...

Even in Bedfordshire we struggled with very low power C5 and didn't get local DAB until new channels were released - all because of our proximity to London (which nicks all the best frequencies for...
Forum: Freeview 13-01-2015, 18:50
Replies: 1,624
Views: 669,950
Posted By chrisy
Jewellery Maker removed from COM7. Source:...

Jewellery Maker removed from COM7.
Source: https://mobile.twitter.com/ukdtt/status/554980392965799937?p=v
Forum: Freeview 10-01-2015, 17:28
Replies: 91
Views: 5,808
Posted By chrisy
Nigel's only talking about the PSB muxes, where 3...

Nigel's only talking about the PSB muxes, where 3 pre-DSO muxes were squashed into two post-DSO muxes. Merely looking at those, there was a ~12Mbps loss of capacity. However, Nigel appears to have...
Forum: Freeview 10-01-2015, 12:30
Replies: 91
Views: 5,808
Posted By chrisy
And out of it we got HD channels, a more...

And out of it we got HD channels, a more efficient transmission mode, receivers that can handle better compression and sound. And that was at the expense of... well, no loss of capacity on the SD...
Forum: Freeview 10-01-2015, 00:58
Replies: 91
Views: 5,808
Posted By chrisy
It doesn't need rolling out so much, as just...

It doesn't need rolling out so much, as just somebody to flick the big red switch to turn it on. There no point in don't that until they have enough contracts lined up to cover the emission...
Forum: Freeview 10-01-2015, 00:35
Replies: 36
Views: 9,052
Posted By chrisy
I don't think I've ever watched Viva, but I used...

I don't think I've ever watched Viva, but I used to have TMF on quite a lot in the early days.
Forum: Freeview 08-01-2015, 18:58
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By chrisy
There's also a hard regulatory limit of ~2.4Mbps...

There's also a hard regulatory limit of ~2.4Mbps (10%), as the maximum that can be used for data and non-BBC radio services on a mux, although it's unlikely we're anywhere near that. It does mean a...
Forum: Freeview 08-01-2015, 18:54
Replies: 36
Views: 9,052
Posted By chrisy
Odd, but not that surprising considering Viacom...

Odd, but not that surprising considering Viacom own Channel 5. They obviously thought it better to put it under the C5 "umbrella".
Forum: Freeview 06-01-2015, 23:50
Replies: 24
Views: 1,850
Posted By chrisy
Welcome back! Tiny Pop is 3PM-7PM, not...

Welcome back!

Tiny Pop is 3PM-7PM, not 3AM-7PM.

Nothing has changed there yet - the old Community stream on 790 has been running again since after 7. BT Sport 2, as far as I can tell, is still...
Forum: Freeview 06-01-2015, 14:24
Replies: 1,624
Views: 669,950
Posted By chrisy
Community has moved to COM6 (it will be off-air...

Community has moved to COM6 (it will be off-air for a week - presumably waiting for BT Sport 2 to be removed or reduced to a static MHEG caption)
DAYSTAR has launched on Ch 73 on COM7

Discussion...
Forum: Freeview 14-12-2014, 19:07
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By chrisy
The Freeview HD branding is a little confusing at...

The Freeview HD branding is a little confusing at times. It means the receiver is capable of decoding HD channels, but in reality this means it has a DVB-T2 tuner and MPEG4(AVC) video...
Forum: Freeview 11-12-2014, 14:21
Replies: 393
Views: 109,873
Posted By chrisy
Looks like it has been deleted now, although I'm...

Looks like it has been deleted now, although I'm not confident enough of that to post it in the changelog yet.
Forum: Freeview 11-12-2014, 14:20
Replies: 1,624
Views: 669,950
Posted By chrisy
ARISE News now present on Ch 136 (COM7).

ARISE News now present on Ch 136 (COM7).
Forum: Freeview 10-12-2014, 23:44
Replies: 72
Views: 9,284
Posted By chrisy
Ch 719, which seems an odd choice given the...

Ch 719, which seems an odd choice given the likely coverage overlap with BBC Radio Wales.
Forum: Freeview 08-12-2014, 12:21
Replies: 23
Views: 6,414
Posted By chrisy
This might be ARISEnews (http://www.arise.tv)...

This might be ARISEnews (http://www.arise.tv) which has just been granted a DTPS licence.
Forum: Freeview 04-12-2014, 18:50
Replies: 79
Views: 13,398
Posted By chrisy
IIRC that's pretty much what was described in the...

IIRC that's pretty much what was described in the application.

The Oxford one should be more interesting, it's their flagship.
Forum: Freeview 03-12-2014, 23:43
Replies: 79
Views: 13,398
Posted By chrisy
Well, that wasn't really their fault! The...

Well, that wasn't really their fault! The licences were advertised by the ITC in 1997/8 or thereabouts, after a switch to digital had already been decided, and had rubbish allocations because...
Forum: Freeview 03-12-2014, 17:58
Replies: 79
Views: 13,398
Posted By chrisy
The website is quite often the thing that gets...

The website is quite often the thing that gets ignored if there are more important things to do. I would at most have expected it to have been updated to say That's Solent is now on air.



That'll...
Forum: Technical 26-11-2014, 23:37
Replies: 23
Views: 2,420
Posted By chrisy
Yes, I know, I wasn't being entirely serious. ...

Yes, I know, I wasn't being entirely serious. Although it wouldn't surprise me if it happened.
Forum: Technical 25-11-2014, 23:13
Replies: 23
Views: 2,420
Posted By chrisy
They probably want to save that option and a...

They probably want to save that option and a wholesale switch to DVB-T2 for when they sell off the 600MHz band...
Forum: Freeview 21-11-2014, 19:52
Replies: 58
Views: 13,105
Posted By chrisy
Although Film4+1 is lower resolution than Film4,...

Although Film4+1 is lower resolution than Film4, so it should look worse than that...
Forum: Freeview 16-11-2014, 16:53
Replies: 444
Views: 70,139
Posted By chrisy
http://licensing.ofcom.org.uk/binaries/tv/mux/MuxL...

http://licensing.ofcom.org.uk/binaries/tv/mux/MuxL/Table_of_Broadcasting_Stations_for_Multiplex_L_dated_18_July_2014.pdf
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