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Forum: Mobile Phones Yesterday, 19:28
Replies: 226
Views: 11,843
Posted By Mark C
Yes, preferably before the cheap unbranded...

Yes, preferably before the cheap unbranded Chinese heap of shit explodes.

Where was this EE deal advertised ? I'm only aware of it through this forum, which is only frequented by about two dozen of...
Forum: Radio Yesterday, 16:40
Replies: 55
Views: 4,359
Posted By Mark C
Yes, that's all super, but I have it from two...

Yes, that's all super, but I have it from two reliable sources, that Taccy's RBS feed is NOT, nor ever has been Sutton Coldfield. All RBS feeds are mono anyway, so SHC being 200 kHz away isn't going...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-04-2015, 18:32
Replies: 106
Views: 4,742
Posted By Mark C
And probably the BBC 1 version will have less on...

And probably the BBC 1 version will have less on screen clutter, and no ticker saying: 'BREAKING NEWS UK POLLING STATIONS HAVE CLOSED'
Forum: Mobile Phones 19-04-2015, 07:37
Replies: 226
Views: 11,843
Posted By Mark C
Quite !! Anyway, no responce to the text I sent...

Quite !!

Anyway, no responce to the text I sent at 10am on the 17th, so I sent another at 10pm last night, and immediately received a slap on the wrist responce, saying I could only apply once, and...
Forum: Mobile Phones 17-04-2015, 17:22
Replies: 226
Views: 11,843
Posted By Mark C
Well, 32 hours and 22 mins, and still no code...

Well, 32 hours and 22 mins, and still no code received
Forum: Mobile Phones 16-04-2015, 15:07
Replies: 226
Views: 11,843
Posted By Mark C
3 quid ? The Anker models (which this one seems...

3 quid ? The Anker models (which this one seems to be an OEM version of) are about a tenner. 3 quid might get you some crappy one, that could explode, but your choice.....
Forum: Mobile Phones 16-04-2015, 15:04
Replies: 226
Views: 11,843
Posted By Mark C
Sent my text at 10:00hrs, still waiting.......

Sent my text at 10:00hrs, still waiting.......
Forum: Broadcasting 16-04-2015, 11:27
Replies: 57
Views: 2,724
Posted By Mark C
HQ or just offices ? All the ITV companies had a...

HQ or just offices ? All the ITV companies had a office in London, not least to enable engagement with national advertisers.
Forum: Mobile Phones 16-04-2015, 09:48
Replies: 226
Views: 11,843
Posted By Mark C
It's unenforceable, and in any case the 'book'...

It's unenforceable, and in any case the 'book' price of the chargers (as far as EE's bean counters are concerned) will be bugger all after 18 months. Cost of collection won't make it worthwhile.
Forum: Broadcasting 16-04-2015, 07:16
Replies: 57
Views: 2,724
Posted By Mark C
Yes. The ITA thought that if the West of England...

Yes. The ITA thought that if the West of England was a separate franchise, then large
numbers of viewers in South East Wales would simply choose to watch programmes
from there (Bristol) to avoid the...
Forum: Broadcasting 16-04-2015, 07:07
Replies: 57
Views: 2,724
Posted By Mark C
Sorry, but you're talking crap. Pre 1990 Granada...

Sorry, but you're talking crap. Pre 1990 Granada produced some superb stuff for the network.
Forum: Broadcasting 15-04-2015, 15:30
Replies: 57
Views: 2,724
Posted By Mark C
Indeed This book's well worth a...

Indeed

This book's well worth a read

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/search?index=books&linkCode=qs&keywords=9781906221836
Forum: Broadcasting 15-04-2015, 15:03
Replies: 57
Views: 2,724
Posted By Mark C
It's named after the Spanish city, where Sidney...

It's named after the Spanish city, where Sidney Bernstein (Granada's founder) enjoyed his holidays !
Forum: Broadcasting 15-04-2015, 12:08
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By Mark C
That was poor EHT regulation. Not restricted to...

That was poor EHT regulation. Not restricted to 405 line sets, it was always a problem, on many sets right up to demise of CRTs.



The reason for overscan was mainly to hide horizontal timing...
Forum: Freeview 15-04-2015, 11:31
Replies: 17
Views: 2,343
Posted By Mark C
Emley Moor is apparently also transmitting null...

Emley Moor is apparently also transmitting null packets on Ch 34
Forum: Broadcasting 14-04-2015, 08:08
Replies: 43
Views: 2,093
Posted By Mark C
Yes, technical performance on D-Sat is outside of...

Yes, technical performance on D-Sat is outside of Ofcom's remit, they only regulate DTT for technical standards
Forum: Radio 13-04-2015, 20:30
Replies: 65
Views: 6,651
Posted By Mark C
Which is usually negated now by stations being...

Which is usually negated now by stations being co-channel interference limited, so often back to Square One !
Forum: Freeview 13-04-2015, 15:49
Replies: 82
Views: 2,427
Posted By Mark C
Don't forget that Tunbridge Wells (V pol) and...

Don't forget that Tunbridge Wells (V pol) and Heathfield (H Pol) operate as an SFN for all six muxes, which might lead to confusion if you're moving an aerial around in the overlap zone !
Forum: Broadcasting 13-04-2015, 15:39
Replies: 236
Views: 20,787
Posted By Mark C
Who do you mean by 'ITV' ? Back then there was...

Who do you mean by 'ITV' ?

Back then there was the network committee, that was manned by Thames, LWT, ATV, Granada, YTV, and someone from the 'small 10' to represent their views.

Thames wouldn't...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-04-2015, 10:59
Replies: 43
Views: 2,093
Posted By Mark C
FEC settings normally apply to an entire mux or...

FEC settings normally apply to an entire mux or t/p, not per channel though.
Forum: Broadcasting 13-04-2015, 07:50
Replies: 43
Views: 2,093
Posted By Mark C
It's bizarre that Ofcom (quite rightly) set...

It's bizarre that Ofcom (quite rightly) set minimum resolution standards for PSB broadcasts, but not the same for bit rates.

I know bit rate has to be factored off against encoder quality, and stat...
Forum: Mobile Phones 12-04-2015, 19:38
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By Mark C
Don't Lyca use IOM or Channel Island registered...

Don't Lyca use IOM or Channel Island registered numbers, +44 but effectively 'foreign'
Forum: Broadcasting 12-04-2015, 19:33
Replies: 236
Views: 20,787
Posted By Mark C
What TV presence did the BBC have in Manchester...

What TV presence did the BBC have in Manchester in 1960 though ? Sidney Bernstien set Granada up in 1956 as a major production outfit, the Beeb didn't have the resources in the city to produce...
Forum: Broadcasting 12-04-2015, 17:34
Replies: 236
Views: 20,787
Posted By Mark C
You mean now ? Back in the 70s and 80s Granada...

You mean now ?

Back in the 70s and 80s Granada brought us, World In Action, Clapperboard, Brideshead, Jewel In The Crown, 14, 21, 28 etc Up, What The Papers Say, Family at War, A Kind of Loving,...
Forum: Mobile Phones 12-04-2015, 15:18
Replies: 288
Views: 19,793
Posted By Mark C
Well I was in Winchester this morning, (and I'm...

Well I was in Winchester this morning, (and I'm there every two or three weeks) and noticed no EE4G yet, although I've not ventured up the hill towards the law courts for a while
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