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Forum: Radio 01-02-2015, 16:39
Replies: 365
Views: 30,815
Posted By omnidirectional
Capital couldn't go national on DAB due to...

Capital couldn't go national on DAB due to Communicorp owning it in some areas (advertising issues). It would have to be an 'Extra' station like Smooth and soon Heart. There's already Capital Xtra,...
Forum: Radio 30-01-2015, 10:53
Replies: 365
Views: 30,815
Posted By omnidirectional
This is an odd one. Food works on TV as you can...

This is an odd one. Food works on TV as you can watch how the chefs cook things and see how lovely it looks at the end. You can't get that on the radio. I'm not sure a dedicated food radio station...
Forum: Radio 29-01-2015, 14:43
Replies: 365
Views: 30,815
Posted By omnidirectional
Some interesting stations in both...

Some interesting stations in both applications.

Personally I think I'd prefer UTV/Bauer, in the hope that bitrates on Digital One would improve when some stations move to Digital Two (and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-10-2014, 11:51
Replies: 5,160
Views: 397,614
Posted By omnidirectional
Richard Arnold, long competition promos, the...

Richard Arnold, long competition promos, the Hollywood gossip man whose name I always forget.. these things should have been binned with GMTV. ITV have never been able to move on from GMTV and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-07-2014, 14:08
Replies: 5,160
Views: 397,614
Posted By omnidirectional
I'd definitely welcome them scrapping the...

I'd definitely welcome them scrapping the competitions. They take up so much time with the long, celebrity fronted promos telling you what you can win and how to enter.

During the premium rate...
Forum: Soaps 31-12-2010, 10:24
Replies: 3,068
Views: 285,878
Posted By omnidirectional
Definitely, the balance of characters is...

Definitely, the balance of characters is fantastic now.

The previous awful group of teen characters and the amount of poor storylines they got was the biggest problem in the Lucy era.
Forum: Soaps 31-12-2010, 10:02
Replies: 69
Views: 6,903
Posted By omnidirectional
I've just watched it too.. that was awful!...

I've just watched it too.. that was awful! Shouldn't have passed quality control.
Forum: Broadcasting 31-12-2010, 07:50
Replies: 3,388
Views: 364,674
Posted By omnidirectional
Rapture Radio has been playing Gareth Emery for...

Rapture Radio has been playing Gareth Emery for months! Also stuff like Armin - This Light Between Us, Markus Schulz - Rain, Milk and Sugar - Hey,

Although they also no longer mention dance music...
Forum: Soaps 30-12-2010, 17:26
Replies: 58
Views: 2,542
Posted By omnidirectional
Sunset Beach was the ultimate over the top soap....

Sunset Beach was the ultimate over the top soap. Nothing else has come close..
Forum: Broadcasting 30-12-2010, 13:56
Replies: 18
Views: 3,719
Posted By omnidirectional
I'm not sure what has happened to TCM. It used to...

I'm not sure what has happened to TCM. It used to be nearly all well known MGM movies, but now seems to show (often poor) films from a variety of studios. The MGM channel seems to be a home for...
Forum: Sky 30-12-2010, 13:49
Replies: 252
Views: 29,982
Posted By omnidirectional
Quite a lot of Ofcom licences are European...

Quite a lot of Ofcom licences are European channels which are broadcast from the UK but not available here (foreign Discovery channels, Viasat channels etc)
Forum: Soaps 30-12-2010, 08:26
Replies: 20
Views: 2,250
Posted By omnidirectional
The worst thing they did was trying to keep...

The worst thing they did was trying to keep Warren's comeback a secret. That resulted in odd, out of place scenes and some of the editing problems after fire week as they slotted in newly filmed...
Forum: Soaps 29-12-2010, 19:26
Replies: 20
Views: 2,250
Posted By omnidirectional
Out of interest where have you read that they're...

Out of interest where have you read that they're killing him off?

Have you fallen for the joke article?...
Forum: Radio 29-12-2010, 18:27
Replies: 13
Views: 1,198
Posted By omnidirectional
Smooth is a nice listen, but the quality varies...

Smooth is a nice listen, but the quality varies so much. Lynn Parsons and Mark Goodier have good shows with features, guests, and some chat. However other slots, especially at the weekend, seem to be...
Forum: Radio 29-12-2010, 12:55
Replies: 6
Views: 1,622
Posted By omnidirectional
Smooth is actually one of the broader commercial...

Smooth is actually one of the broader commercial stations. CompareMyRadio lists Smooth as playing 1,322 unique tracks over the last 30 days, compared to 652 on Heart and 598 on Magic.
Forum: Radio 29-12-2010, 11:49
Replies: 130
Views: 12,981
Posted By omnidirectional
Listening to Capital Is Coming for the first time...

Listening to Capital Is Coming for the first time since the change, its clear that the processing is horrendous. What on earth have they done to the loud, clear sound of Galaxy?

Is this how Capital...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-12-2010, 22:24
Replies: 48
Views: 3,470
Posted By omnidirectional
BUG. DOG seems to be a more recent term adopted...

BUG. DOG seems to be a more recent term adopted by viewers.
Forum: Sky 28-12-2010, 19:48
Replies: 47
Views: 6,247
Posted By omnidirectional
I noticed it didn't look great. Hollyoaks and...

I noticed it didn't look great. Hollyoaks and Coronation Street are much sharper. Parts of Eastenders still look upscaled.
Forum: Radio 28-12-2010, 10:52
Replies: 396
Views: 33,085
Posted By omnidirectional
1395 has been horribly weak since it returned,...

1395 has been horribly weak since it returned, even moreso within the last few days. Nightime reception (which is usually solid in North West England) is awful.

Reception reports from Holland are...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-12-2010, 18:52
Replies: 76
Views: 7,544
Posted By omnidirectional
Yes, that's correct. It was shown in HD on...

Yes, that's correct. It was shown in HD on Euro1080 back in 2004. Odd that the BBC are unable to show it in HD unlike many other broadcasters.
Forum: Radio 23-12-2010, 08:02
Replies: 3,002
Views: 318,677
Posted By omnidirectional
Real Radio Wales will be 88-106!

Real Radio Wales will be 88-106!
Forum: Radio 22-12-2010, 18:44
Replies: 3,002
Views: 318,677
Posted By omnidirectional
Seconded, that was an excellent summary of the...

Seconded, that was an excellent summary of the situation. A CHR network which is also trying to meet the special requirements of an urban station. Galaxy Birmingham is always going to be a problem...
Forum: Soaps 22-12-2010, 18:39
Replies: 3,068
Views: 285,878
Posted By omnidirectional
Good episode. Nice balance of dark drama and...

Good episode. Nice balance of dark drama and lighter stuff from the McQueens.

India was never a great character, but that was harrowing stuff.
Forum: Broadcasting 22-12-2010, 14:19
Replies: 14
Views: 1,681
Posted By omnidirectional
He is, but what he might be thinking of is when...

He is, but what he might be thinking of is when the BBC channels went FTA on Astra 2D in 2003. To aid the testing process, the channels each had a DOG with the full name of the region displayed ("BBC...
Forum: Broadcasting 21-12-2010, 19:59
Replies: 76
Views: 7,544
Posted By omnidirectional
You could listen in HD on Radio 3 HD....

You could listen in HD on Radio 3 HD.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/hd-audio/index.shtml
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