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Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-05-2014, 20:27
Replies: 921
Views: 71,820
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: 2,860
Views: 185,531
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: 701
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: 5,895
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: 7,258
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: 2,231
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: 7,008
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: 1,951
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: 7,258
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: 2,065
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: 2,466
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: 2,860
Views: 185,531
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: 2,573
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: 12,945
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: 2,164
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: 65,115
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: 814
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: 2,783
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...
Forum: Freeview 28-10-2013, 19:31
Replies: 18
Views: 4,798
Posted By Brightonelectri
No Freeview Sunday

During yesterday's storm Freeview from Whitehawk (Brighton) went blank for some time but the Rowridge signal was OK.
All back to normal today. In Brighton there are a few
Band I old TV antennas which...
Forum: Radio 28-10-2013, 19:24
Replies: 2,860
Views: 185,531
Posted By Brightonelectri
Mf Dx 1920 281013

Tuning to AM I was surprised to hear Pulse Radio 1530khz
with its slogan ACROSS WEST YORKSHIRE here in Brighton tonight. I think VOA in French for Africa was in the background.
Forum: Freeview 21-10-2013, 17:31
Replies: 165
Views: 36,640
Posted By Brightonelectri
Sony Bravia Tv

I bought a Sony Bravia TV in 2008 and it has no trouble adding French digital programmes during high pressure conditions.
This summer this has included most of the time during August
Forum: Radio 21-10-2013, 17:14
Replies: 2,860
Views: 185,531
Posted By Brightonelectri
Wave 105.2

Wave 105.2 coming in loud and clear in Brighton(it is
a station for East Dorset). France Musique audible on 95.6,for most of today 211013. Capital 95.8 received, it is usually shielded by the South...
Forum: Radio 20-10-2013, 21:18
Replies: 150
Views: 12,945
Posted By Brightonelectri
Possible Closure Of Am Signals

Here in Brighton Radio5 on 693 , Gold on various frequencies
and Talksport AM are NOT available on FM. They can be received on DAB, Freeview, Freesat and Astra. I don;t think those in charge of...
Forum: Radio 15-10-2013, 23:00
Replies: 2,860
Views: 185,531
Posted By Brightonelectri
Dx From South Coast

Other good spots for FM DX include the pub car park on the top of the Devil's Dyke (north of Brighton) and the top
of Ditchling Beacon(north east of Brighton).
Forum: Broadcasting 15-10-2013, 22:35
Replies: 18
Views: 3,664
Posted By Brightonelectri
Rt Closed For Mntce

RT is off my freeview at the moment (2234 BST) I wonder if listeners in London are getting Voice of Russia on DAB?
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