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Forum: Freeview 16-09-2014, 16:46
Replies: 44
Views: 3,915
Posted By anthony david
Apart from an odd looking drop out about 10 mins...

Apart from an odd looking drop out about 10 mins in ( which looked like a distribution problem) the Paloma Faith prom (90mins) was OK.
Forum: Freeview 30-08-2014, 13:07
Replies: 44
Views: 3,915
Posted By anthony david
I got the impression that the only complaints...

I got the impression that the only complaints they got were from us. When you consider how many people the transmitter serves, less than the other multiplexes but still a substantial number, you...
Forum: Freeview 29-08-2014, 11:29
Replies: 44
Views: 3,915
Posted By anthony david
I received a phone call from Neil at Digital UK...

I received a phone call from Neil at Digital UK this morning, he is trying to contact some one else as well hopefully you.
Although they don't, quite reasonably, act on one complaint, when they get a...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 27-08-2014, 18:52
Replies: 52
Views: 2,944
Posted By anthony david
I see from your profile that you are a retired...

I see from your profile that you are a retired National Grid engineer. I would therefore not argue with you over the merits of power distribution armed with "facts" from the internet that I probably...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 27-08-2014, 17:33
Replies: 52
Views: 2,944
Posted By anthony david
I assure you that I know the difference between...

I assure you that I know the difference between all the formats.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 27-08-2014, 17:09
Replies: 52
Views: 2,944
Posted By anthony david
Don't ask me, I was originally only trying to be...

Don't ask me, I was originally only trying to be helpful when I suggested the purchase of a Freeview HD TV but that's forum life isn't it.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 27-08-2014, 16:59
Replies: 52
Views: 2,944
Posted By anthony david
Simply because in thread 16 you correctly...

Simply because in thread 16 you correctly state.

The capability to receive UK DVB-T2 signals is indicated by a seperate logo - Freeview-HD.

But in thread 26 you said

HD-Ready TV's do not have...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 27-08-2014, 16:47
Replies: 52
Views: 2,944
Posted By anthony david
I agree with thread 16 but you seem to be...

I agree with thread 16 but you seem to be contradicting yourself in thread 26.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 27-08-2014, 16:29
Replies: 52
Views: 2,944
Posted By anthony david
TVs sold as HD ready (including 1080 or 1080P) do...

TVs sold as HD ready (including 1080 or 1080P) do not legally have to have a DVB T2 tuner, TV's sold as Freeview HD do.
Forum: Technical 27-08-2014, 16:09
Replies: 32
Views: 2,570
Posted By anthony david
Most TVs have dreadful sound which doesn't help....

Most TVs have dreadful sound which doesn't help. The auto volume on some TVs is quite good nowadays and worth trying. A sound bar may also help, see if you can try one in a shop.
Forum: Freeview 27-08-2014, 16:03
Replies: 407
Views: 60,876
Posted By anthony david
Or Manchester which I think is the same company...

Or Manchester which I think is the same company (unlike Liverpool). I have read on these forums that the business plan is poor so they may never start just like Birmingham.
Forum: Broadcasting 27-08-2014, 15:51
Replies: 64
Views: 4,239
Posted By anthony david
My wife says taped even though we have used PVRs...

My wife says taped even though we have used PVRs for years.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 26-08-2014, 17:48
Replies: 52
Views: 2,944
Posted By anthony david
True but the OP seems to be buying a new TV so I...

True but the OP seems to be buying a new TV so I thought that having Freeview HD built in would be a wise choice especially as it probably wouldn't cost much more than an SD one. There is also the...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 26-08-2014, 17:28
Replies: 52
Views: 2,944
Posted By anthony david
That's true but I think the OP is using Virgin,...

That's true but I think the OP is using Virgin, not sure if you can do it with that.

A friend of mine with an analogue TV has used Humaxs' for normal viewing for some time but seems to have lots of...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-08-2014, 17:07
Replies: 137
Views: 9,772
Posted By anthony david
It seems to be impossible to select an unbiased...

It seems to be impossible to select an unbiased audience, you can ask people their political views but you can't stop them lying to you, Question Time and Any Questions have the same problem.

The...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-08-2014, 17:01
Replies: 64
Views: 4,239
Posted By anthony david
With three incompatible versions, SECAM L, SECAM...

With three incompatible versions, SECAM L, SECAM H & MESECAM.
Forum: Broadcasting 26-08-2014, 16:59
Replies: 64
Views: 4,239
Posted By anthony david
819 failed partly because of the drive for...

819 failed partly because of the drive for compatibility across Europe but largely because no cameras or TVs at that time could do justice to it, it was always black and white.
I think the Eiffel...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-08-2014, 16:43
Replies: 64
Views: 4,239
Posted By anthony david
Thumbnail on the drum and pray.

Thumbnail on the drum and pray.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 26-08-2014, 16:15
Replies: 20
Views: 4,390
Posted By anthony david
Out of interest, sometimes if you just Google the...

Out of interest, sometimes if you just Google the update you get an explanation from a foreign site which you can read using Google translate.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 26-08-2014, 16:12
Replies: 52
Views: 2,944
Posted By anthony david
My old TV wasn't Freeview HD so like you I used...

My old TV wasn't Freeview HD so like you I used my PVR, the only snag was that you get nothing to watch all night then three programmes at 9pm, one of which I had to watch in SD. Not a great hardship...
Forum: Freeview 26-08-2014, 16:01
Replies: 44
Views: 3,915
Posted By anthony david
I did ask them to look at what people had said on...

I did ask them to look at what people had said on Digital Spy but unless they get a lot more complaints, unlikely as this is a minority service, nothing seems likely to happen in the short term.
Forum: Freeview 26-08-2014, 10:42
Replies: 44
Views: 3,915
Posted By anthony david
Latest email from Digital UK suggests...

Latest email from Digital UK suggests interference at my location.

hank you for your email dated 25 August regarding tv reception.

Having tried all the options I mentioned in my previous e-mail,...
Forum: Technical 26-08-2014, 10:10
Replies: 16
Views: 2,207
Posted By anthony david
If slates are left it will have to be done in a...

If slates are left it will have to be done in a way that doesn't inhibit the auto retuning that many modern sets have.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 26-08-2014, 09:54
Replies: 52
Views: 2,944
Posted By anthony david
Bit pointless buying a new TV then having to buy...

Bit pointless buying a new TV then having to buy a box to get HD.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 26-08-2014, 09:53
Replies: 52
Views: 2,944
Posted By anthony david
If Curry's UK TVs have a DVB T2 tuner they will...

If Curry's UK TVs have a DVB T2 tuner they will be Freeview HD ready.
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