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Forum: Non-platform specific satellite TV 23-04-2014, 13:23
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Winston_1
[QUOTE=ShaunIOW;72335107]I need to get German TV...

[QUOTE=ShaunIOW;72335107]I need to get German TV installed, a mate is going to put up an 80cm dish and either a quad or octo LNB for digital TV to replace the old sky analogue one that's still up on...
Forum: Technical 23-04-2014, 00:21
Replies: 39
Views: 3,081
Posted By Winston_1
I had a lot of trouble getting it to work. I put...

I had a lot of trouble getting it to work. I put it to one side and came back to it a couple of days later for a fresh look. The problem was not setting up hyper terminal properly.
Forum: Freeview 23-04-2014, 00:08
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By Winston_1
There are 44 different 4G bands around the world...

There are 44 different 4G bands around the world including the one EE uses. Who is to say what is standard or non standard?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E-UTRA#Frequency_bands_and_channel_bandwidths
Forum: Freeview 23-04-2014, 00:04
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By Winston_1
Really. The UK does not seem to have worried...

Really. The UK does not seem to have worried about international agreements in the past. Look at the years when half the FM band was filled with police and other mobile PMR. Or after 405 closedown in...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 22-04-2014, 10:59
Replies: 23
Views: 1,768
Posted By Winston_1
Impossible. You cannot use a Sky box for...

Impossible. You cannot use a Sky box for Freeview. Freeview is a terrestrial service received through an aerial. If your parents are receiving Freeview in France they must be very near the UK or...
Forum: Freeview 21-04-2014, 22:42
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Winston_1
Such problems are virtually always caused by a...

Such problems are virtually always caused by a poor aerial system. Have you rewired the aerial plug properly including soldering it?

http://www.megalithia.com/elect/bellinglee/index.html
Forum: Freeview 21-04-2014, 22:39
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By Winston_1
If there was a problem with a main transmitter...

If there was a problem with a main transmitter like that we would all know about it. So the problem is with the OPs equipment.
Forum: Freeview 21-04-2014, 22:37
Replies: 22
Views: 1,306
Posted By Winston_1
So what about the problem that is usually brought...

So what about the problem that is usually brought up with shared dishes. Namely that different flats are probably on different phases. Now I know if the aerial feeds are earth bonded it is not a...
Forum: Technical 18-04-2014, 15:55
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Winston_1
True but most receivers only support 4 way.

True but most receivers only support 4 way.
Forum: Technical 18-04-2014, 01:29
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Winston_1
In which case it probably won't move for long....

In which case it probably won't move for long. Maplin motors have plastic gears which soon graunch up. Lets hope it stops on a satellite rather than in between.

You can have a quad LNB on a...
Forum: Freeview 16-04-2014, 18:35
Replies: 32
Views: 4,223
Posted By Winston_1
Sky do not demand connection to a phone line or...

Sky do not demand connection to a phone line or broadband unless you have more than one box.
Forum: Freeview 16-04-2014, 18:33
Replies: 32
Views: 4,223
Posted By Winston_1
Do you know for sure they are sky dishes are are...

Do you know for sure they are sky dishes are are you just assuming because they are similar to sky dishes. They could all be for Freesat.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 15-04-2014, 23:04
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By Winston_1
And don't forget to let us know the outcome.

And don't forget to let us know the outcome.
Forum: Technical 15-04-2014, 00:31
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By Winston_1
Real Digital (again)

http://www.broadbandtvnews.com/2014/04/11/real-digital-plans-a-return-to-the-uk/
Forum: Radio 14-04-2014, 01:15
Replies: 41
Views: 3,107
Posted By Winston_1
Because Maplin are not cheap.

Because Maplin are not cheap.
Forum: Technical 14-04-2014, 01:10
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Winston_1
Hm. Crimping more or less destroys a plug, but I...

Hm. Crimping more or less destroys a plug, but I have unsoldered and reused plugs on numerous occasions. The secret is not to melt the insulation and to have over 50 years experience.
Forum: Technical 13-04-2014, 12:32
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Winston_1
That does not ensure good contact at all. It must...

That does not ensure good contact at all. It must be soldered. Make sure the plugs are fitted properly. The usual mistake is to bunch up the screen under the claws where it makes intermittent...
Forum: Technical 08-04-2014, 12:24
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By Winston_1
16 years takes us back to 1998. Universal LNBs...

16 years takes us back to 1998. Universal LNBs were the norm by then and noise figures were also quite decent. Certainly good enough for Astra 19E on a 1.2 metre dish. The OP would notice no...
Forum: Technical 07-04-2014, 23:04
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By Winston_1
The 16 year old one you already have. It is...

The 16 year old one you already have. It is unlikely fro have failed. Your dish has moved for sure.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 06-04-2014, 23:37
Replies: 34
Views: 2,013
Posted By Winston_1
As I said dealers dispute it and you work for a...

As I said dealers dispute it and you work for a dealer. QED. Read the link, here it is again:
http://www.wak-tt.com/tt/2yearwarranty1.htm

Certainly in Germany a 2 year guarantee is standard. John...
Forum: Freeview 06-04-2014, 23:19
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By Winston_1
The original plan for new groups was L, H, and...

The original plan for new groups was L, H, and T. Can't remember the exact bands but it was something like 21-35, 35-60 and 21-60.
Forum: Radio 05-04-2014, 23:24
Replies: 44
Views: 1,943
Posted By Winston_1
In Ventnor, Isle of Wight I have at times...

In Ventnor, Isle of Wight I have at times received several French networks and once either Guernsey or Jersey (can't remember which) but never been able to make calls through them. Another time I got...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 04-04-2014, 22:01
Replies: 34
Views: 2,013
Posted By Winston_1
So why on earth hasn't she returned them under...

So why on earth hasn't she returned them under the sale of goods act? Generally TVs are expected to last 6 years. EU rules give a 2 year guarantee as well though retailers dispute this. However Tesco...
Forum: Sky 04-04-2014, 21:54
Replies: 12
Views: 1,437
Posted By Winston_1
The rights holders could want additional rights...

The rights holders could want additional rights fees for Scotland. That would certainly shake things up.
Forum: Technical 04-04-2014, 21:50
Replies: 39
Views: 3,081
Posted By Winston_1
The answer would be mass rejection of the boxes...

The answer would be mass rejection of the boxes by the public under the sale of goods act.

I was about to start action against Argos re my Bush DVB-680 which I actually paid 100 for when HD first...
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