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Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 19:18
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By anthony david
One show promoting Sky

Tonights One Show was just a huge promo for a Sky Living sitcom starring Chris Addison and Joy Joyner at license payers expense. It makes me wonder if some of the production staff are on gigantic ...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 17-04-2014, 17:21
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By anthony david
I had a similar problem moving iTunes from a PC...

I had a similar problem moving iTunes from a PC to a Mac. You may find that when you look at iTunes you now have a double entry for everything with alternate entries unplayable and with an...
Forum: Freeview 16-04-2014, 19:40
Replies: 32
Views: 3,812
Posted By anthony david
Which you will.

Which you will.
Forum: Freeview 16-04-2014, 17:55
Replies: 409
Views: 63,584
Posted By anthony david
I thought the dreadful pictures on Movies for men...

I thought the dreadful pictures on Movies for men were due to it being squeezed in to the Manchester Mux. Now I can compare M4M with M4M+1 on the Man Mux, they are identically dreadful. Perhaps it...
Forum: Freeview 16-04-2014, 17:34
Replies: 32
Views: 3,812
Posted By anthony david
If the BBC goes subscription you will need a...

If the BBC goes subscription you will need a dedicated box/recorder tied to a phone line or broadband connection for system security just like Sky. After what happened to OnDigital no one will ever...
Forum: Radio 15-04-2014, 09:46
Replies: 4,068
Views: 170,569
Posted By anthony david
A listener at the end of the programme asked...

A listener at the end of the programme asked about Clegg using government advisors to collate facts on the EU for him ahead of the Clegg/Farage debate. Ferrari allowed Clegg to waffle on off subject...
Forum: Broadcasting 14-04-2014, 16:42
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By anthony david
Sounds like an old 4x3 letterbox transfer bought...

Sounds like an old 4x3 letterbox transfer bought in very cheaply. If you are watching on a Freeview TV or SD box the picture should zoom OK but the quality may be very poor. If you are watching on a...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-04-2014, 16:33
Replies: 2,120
Views: 200,820
Posted By anthony david
Alex Salmon thinks you are all going to vote for...

Alex Salmon thinks you are all going to vote for independence which means that BBC Scotland will be replaced by SBC. Perhaps it's time to buy a satellite dish if you haven't already.

I miss Taggart,...
Forum: Radio 13-04-2014, 15:54
Replies: 43
Views: 2,889
Posted By anthony david
How anyone can miss Castle or Max is beyond me....

How anyone can miss Castle or Max is beyond me. Steve is different, that's why he is popular, in fact he is quite unique in a world dominated by cardboard cut out presenters. Long may he continue.
Forum: Broadcasting 13-04-2014, 15:41
Replies: 262
Views: 22,001
Posted By anthony david
Bought in pop videos were tried by channel M in...

Bought in pop videos were tried by channel M in Manchester and failed, there are already stations doing that much better. Daytime viewing is mainly by the elderly who don't want pop promos but may...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-04-2014, 15:18
Replies: 43
Views: 2,763
Posted By anthony david
Obviously not, the whole thing is a fantasy.

Obviously not, the whole thing is a fantasy.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 11-04-2014, 16:57
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By anthony david
According to Mac Format magazine the mini is due...

According to Mac Format magazine the mini is due for replacement soon so if you can wait a while... I've just moved from an old PC using windows xp, (I was still using it because I couldn't believe...
Forum: Technical 11-04-2014, 16:47
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By anthony david
Thanks for the link, I seem to remember that the...

Thanks for the link, I seem to remember that the OFCOM maps do show a wider pattern for the Manchester beam so it covers parts of North Cheshire as well.
Forum: Radio 07-04-2014, 17:04
Replies: 56
Views: 3,332
Posted By anthony david
This site about Droitwich may interest some of...

This site about Droitwich may interest some of you.

http://www.bbceng.info/Operations/transmitter_ops/Reminiscences/Droitwich/droitwich_calling.htm
Forum: Radio 07-04-2014, 16:45
Replies: 25
Views: 1,340
Posted By anthony david
According to the Historical Inflation Calculator...

According to the Historical Inflation Calculator site,
1 in 1960 is about 20 today
1 in 1965 is about 16 today
1 in 1970 is about 13 today

Electrical goods, including records, were...
Forum: Technical 07-04-2014, 16:04
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By anthony david
It's unlikely that you have damaged the PVR by...

It's unlikely that you have damaged the PVR by just unplugging and replugging the aerial cable. Check the cable from the wall socket to the TV, by substitution if possible, some cheap cables seem to...
Forum: Freeview 07-04-2014, 15:33
Replies: 31
Views: 2,353
Posted By anthony david
There is a coverage map on the uk free tv website...

There is a coverage map on the uk free tv website (double click on the transmitter map winter hill icon). No idea if it is accurate. Com 7/8 and local TV are also shown but the local map looks a bit...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 06-04-2014, 17:13
Replies: 24
Views: 2,706
Posted By anthony david
Is that why some have an F connector as well as a...

Is that why some have an F connector as well as a conventional aerial socket?
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 06-04-2014, 17:10
Replies: 96
Views: 11,214
Posted By anthony david
There is now a minimum order, think it's 10, for...

There is now a minimum order, think it's 10, for free postage so buy other things at the same time.
Forum: Freeview 06-04-2014, 17:03
Replies: 32
Views: 3,812
Posted By anthony david
Channel 5 is up for sale by Desmond so no changes...

Channel 5 is up for sale by Desmond so no changes likely at present. Sadly looking at the ITV/ITVHD viewing figures on the BARB website you can see why he hasn't bothered with HD yet.

You are right...
Forum: Broadcasting 06-04-2014, 16:50
Replies: 400
Views: 11,482
Posted By anthony david
What is the objection to paying for the BBC via...

What is the objection to paying for the BBC via council tax. I have to pay for my neighbours schools even though I don't have children plus dozens of other thing I don't use. It works in Germany so...
Forum: Technical 05-04-2014, 10:19
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By anthony david
[QUOTE=AdamAnalogue;72050553]Forgive me if I'm...

[QUOTE=AdamAnalogue;72050553]Forgive me if I'm being thick, but how will txs like Winter Hill work when transmitting three separate local tv stations on the same mux? I know there will be three...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 04-04-2014, 19:21
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By anthony david
Having wasted countless hours of the companies...

Having wasted countless hours of the companies time repairing JVC rack mounted "professional" SVHS machines (BR-S800 if I remember rightly but it was a long time ago) I must tell you that you are on...
Forum: Broadcasting 03-04-2014, 17:28
Replies: 27
Views: 1,393
Posted By anthony david
Perhaps someone would like to tell me how they...

Perhaps someone would like to tell me how they intend to transmit/receive 4K by the 12th of June. Will any of you have a 4K TV by then even if it were possible? As for Sony and 4K the clue is in the...
Forum: Freeview 03-04-2014, 17:06
Replies: 55
Views: 5,434
Posted By anthony david
Quality is the same as on the Manchester MUX,...

Quality is the same as on the Manchester MUX, very poor on screens larger than 20 inches.
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