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Forum: Tablets and e-Readers Today, 21:51
Replies: 19
Views: 983
Posted By kev
With my Nexus 7 2013 tablet (a brilliant tablet...

With my Nexus 7 2013 tablet (a brilliant tablet BTW) I've used tethering with two different phones with mixed results.

My old T-Mobile Xperia S used to work okayish (3G is pretty much useless round...
Forum: Technical Today, 21:34
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By kev
If the DTV signals are all in one aerial group...

If the DTV signals are all in one aerial group (or for that matter all below Channel 51) couldn't you use a Mast Head Diplexer?
e.g. if your local transmitter is "Group A" get one of these
CH51 Mast...
Forum: Freeview 07-07-2014, 14:35
Replies: 16
Views: 1,987
Posted By kev
That's pretty much the reason for expansion - not...

That's pretty much the reason for expansion - not something they could do too well in the current 200 range but 300 channel slots gives them more room to play.

The 800s and 900s are reserved for...
Forum: Radio 04-07-2014, 18:25
Replies: 77
Views: 4,749
Posted By kev
There are plenty of unused tranmistters on the...

There are plenty of unused tranmistters on the ral where a neighbouring site was used - as you've already pointed out the London multiplexes originally used the ral sites but following negotiation...
Forum: Radio 02-07-2014, 22:51
Replies: 77
Views: 4,749
Posted By kev
The reason it's being advertised is because the...

The reason it's being advertised is because the radio groups want it. Bauer especially look to be after additional capacity.

I wouldn't be surprised to see many of the secondary / smaller stations...
Forum: Radio 01-07-2014, 15:45
Replies: 25
Views: 2,281
Posted By kev
Didn't Celador try to get the formats of these...

Didn't Celador try to get the formats of these changed and Ofcom said no? If so it's a way round that one, assuming they are the only applicant.
Forum: Radio 01-07-2014, 15:43
Replies: 77
Views: 4,749
Posted By kev
That's because your radio is a DAB+ capable...

That's because your radio is a DAB+ capable radio, it's just that Pure were too stingy to pay for the licence fees for the relevant codec. Most radios aren't upgradable like that and therefore don't...
Forum: Radio 01-07-2014, 13:05
Replies: 77
Views: 4,749
Posted By kev
Have you read the technical code update document...

Have you read the technical code update document Ofcom published today...
Forum: Radio 01-07-2014, 12:16
Replies: 77
Views: 4,749
Posted By kev
Actually they wouldn't appear, as far as old dab...

Actually they wouldn't appear, as far as old dab sets are concerned dab+ services are data channels, thankfully.
Forum: Radio 01-07-2014, 10:06
Replies: 77
Views: 4,749
Posted By kev
2nd national DAB multiplex finally re advertised

Ofcom has now advertised the second national dab multiplex...
Forum: Sky 30-06-2014, 08:04
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By kev
Not any more, one I'd emptied it and rebooted the...

Not any more, one I'd emptied it and rebooted the planner was noticeably more responsive though ☺
Forum: Sky 29-06-2014, 18:21
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By kev
On of my housemates finally let us delete all his...

On of my housemates finally let us delete all his stuff he wasn't watching yesterday so that's been done now ☺
Forum: Sky 29-06-2014, 17:49
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By kev
Ours does that with the on demand content...

Ours does that with the on demand content (recorded TV is fine - but all that is from the SD channels as it's connected to an old tv) but the audio normally screws up too and after the drop outs it...
Forum: Freeview 29-06-2014, 14:59
Replies: 11
Views: 1,831
Posted By kev
EPG error, when tuned to the Nottingham local...

EPG error, when tuned to the Nottingham local multiplex (Waltham transmitter) the EPG is showing the listings you'd expect, when tuned to the BBC Multiplex the listing go to "No Event Name" or junk...
Forum: Freeview 29-06-2014, 14:51
Replies: 20
Views: 2,184
Posted By kev
Indeed, but the BBC and Channel 4 have shown...

Indeed, but the BBC and Channel 4 have shown willingness in using them - there is also the expectation that PSB3 will be able to carry 8 channels in a few years.

Therefore launch Channel 5 (and...
Forum: Freeview 29-06-2014, 11:20
Replies: 38
Views: 3,974
Posted By kev
That reminds me of getting the pre DSO SDN......

That reminds me of getting the pre DSO SDN... Alas it didn't get BBC b or d3&4 or channel 5 analogue.... :-p
Forum: Freeview 29-06-2014, 09:21
Replies: 38
Views: 3,974
Posted By kev
The Notts TV signal is about as strong as per DSO...

The Notts TV signal is about as strong as per DSO Freeview, shows quite a low strength (about 5% on the TV at work in the city centre) but has a more robust error correction so trends to work inspite...
Forum: Technical 28-06-2014, 16:31
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By kev
Have you rebooted the TV? (Disconnect from the...

Have you rebooted the TV? (Disconnect from the mains for ten seconds, then plug back in and try again).
Forum: Radio 28-06-2014, 16:24
Replies: 73
Views: 4,203
Posted By kev
A reduction in costs for Global as they no longer...

A reduction in costs for Global as they no longer need to pay for a Slot on London 3? Xfm has been moved to a multiplex they own (with Bauer) and leaves enough room for another stereo station...
Forum: Mobile Phones 28-06-2014, 11:52
Replies: 858
Views: 94,050
Posted By kev
April, had to choose between 4gee and 4gee extra...

April, had to choose between 4gee and 4gee extra And decided the latter wasn't worth the extra, it's a phone tarriff in my case. And if it's only data plans why would it say "including mobile...
Forum: Radio 28-06-2014, 08:21
Replies: 73
Views: 4,203
Posted By kev
Six, that's luxury - Capital, Smooth,and BBC...

Six, that's luxury - Capital, Smooth,and BBC Nottingham on FM on a portable indoors is it here... Thankfully dabs 30 stations can be picked up on a piece of wet string :-)
Forum: Radio 27-06-2014, 21:17
Replies: 73
Views: 4,203
Posted By kev
Every time I travel though the centre of...

Every time I travel though the centre of Nottingham with the radio on FM (usually in other peoples cars) the radio keeps going silent while it's jumping between the four FM frequencies (Holme Moss,...
Forum: Mobile Phones 27-06-2014, 21:01
Replies: 858
Views: 94,050
Posted By kev
Not so sure you've got that right - I've got "EE...

Not so sure you've got that right - I've got "EE Regular - 5GB" on my price plan and get 40mbps here (but never higher) in Nottingham (a double speed area), outside double speed areas it caps out at...
Forum: Freeview 27-06-2014, 17:59
Replies: 19
Views: 2,103
Posted By kev
Indeed - and the new Bravias have a full on...

Indeed - and the new Bravias have a full on Wizard telling you what cables to plug in too (e.g. Aerial, Satellite, Network) and prompting you for the WiFi login details if needed. :cool:

As for the...
Forum: Freeview 27-06-2014, 06:42
Replies: 38
Views: 3,974
Posted By kev
There shouldn't be, a mile to your east it's...

There shouldn't be, a mile to your east it's coming in loud and clear, even on an indoor aerial.

http://ofcom.org.uk/static/maps/localtv/hi-res/Nottingham.png shows predicted coverage from the two...
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