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Shows to bring back by Brian Gaff
Black and White Minstrel show in colour. grin. Brian -- ----- -- This newsgroup posting comes to you directly from... The Sofa of Brian Gaff...
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January 7th 19 10:21 PM
by Vir Campestris Go to last post
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Is there an atmospheric lift on as at 20.18 hrs 15th August 2018?? by [email protected]
I've pretty much lost all freeview reception from Sandy Heath, Oxford, Sutton Coldfield and Waltham. The spectrum analyser shows all muxes present at the expected signal levels but all TV sets are reporting almost zero quality on all muxes. My Location is Northampton.....
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January 6th 19 05:15 PM
by Mark Carver Go to last post
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BBC iPlayer on more than one tV by Bill Ward[_2_]
Had no problem with using iPlayer on two TV's. Both showed the same user name with just me as the set up user. Now the TV my wife watches is asking her to log in to bbc accounts and enter a code and we seem to have have no means of doing that as she does not have a computer at the moment. There...
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January 5th 19 01:19 PM
by charles[_2_] Go to last post
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Digital quality of streamed radio by Rink
Op 17-11-2018 om 11:21 schreef Martin: On Fri 16 Nov 2018 23:45, Michael Chare wrote: On 09/11/2018 09:19, Andy Burns wrote: Java Jive wrote: Vir Campestris wrote: You only get that sort of bit rate if you listen to BBC Radio 3. AFAIK you can download via iPlayer...
January 2nd 19 12:08 PM
by Martin[_3_] Go to last post
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The wonders of AM by Bill Wright[_3_]
I came by a fairly ancient Panasonic ghetto blaster the other day. Great big thing it is. Anyway in an idle moment I tried it on AM radio. The interference was horrendous. I turned all the lights off and that reduced it but it was still bad. One surprise was the number of Spanish stations. I...
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December 30th 18 08:26 PM
by Brian Gregory[_2_] Go to last post
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Rii mini keyboard by pinnerite
My second Rii mini keyboard has sprung a fault. The letters L & O are dead. They keyboard three years old. The first one's on-off switch will not switch off. I paid over £25 for the first one and over £12 for the second. Ritek reckon that 3 years is the working life. I think that is too...
December 28th 18 10:12 AM
by Brian Gaff Go to last post
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political correctness? by Laurence Taylor
On 22/12/2018 20:54, Brian Gaff wrote: As for toilets. Why do Americans call them wash rooms? Or restrooms. We had a restroom at work; it had comfy chairs, a TV and a microwave. -- rgds
December 27th 18 09:27 PM
by Phi Go to last post
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OT - Luther - and Supergirl by PeterC
Supergirl season 2 apparently has 22 episodes; the last one broadcast (can't remember the channel) was ep. 20. Are there any more due, does anyone know. A BBC page, dated 27/11/18 said that the Christmas schedule included Luther, but I've seen no sign of it and searching the EPG shows nothing. --...
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December 25th 18 02:22 PM
by PeterC Go to last post
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So what great gems will we have on tv this Christmas? by Brian Gaff
I'm probably not going to be impressed, so i was just wondering if, for once we might get a documentary that did more than dumb down an interesting subject of science, for example, but from recent experience it is looking like that will never happen. Brian -- ----- -- This newsgroup...
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December 22nd 18 09:51 PM
by Brian Gaff Go to last post
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daftest one yet by Bill Wright[_3_]
Neighbour and customer: "Bill, either my ears have gone or the telly's broke." Bill: "I'll pop round. Get t'kettle on." (shortly afterwards) I wordlessly turned up the volume, then I drank the tea. Bill
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December 20th 18 09:12 PM
by alan_m Go to last post
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Browser on Samsung Smart TV by pinnerite
Several of the early facilities are now inaccessible to my 'smart' TV. I updated the software a few days ago but still cannot stream from ITV or 4, or I think from My5. I can get iplayer and Netflix but the loss of he others is irritating. Has anyone found a way round this? -- Ubuntu 18.04,...
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December 20th 18 03:38 PM
by JNugent[_6_] Go to last post
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Edge of Tomorrow - non-existent programme recording clash by Jeff Layman[_2_]
I just tried to set up recording of the film "Edge of Tomorrow" on Ch5 at 2100 tonight. My Panasonic PVR reports an overlapping programme clash, and asked me to resolve it. But I have only two programmes set to record tonight, and they end before 2100. When I asked it to show the problem...
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December 19th 18 11:23 AM
by Roger Wilmut[_2_] Go to last post
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emergency call button device for blind person by Bill Wright[_3_]
My friend has had a stroke and it has left her almost completely blind. Cognitively she seems unaffected. We need some sort of gadget that she can have on a lanyard to call for someone if she has an emergency. Presumably this will use the cellphone network. It won't be any good if it will only...
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December 18th 18 06:35 PM
by James Heaton Go to last post
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TOT Nativity play by Bill Wright[_3_]
INFANT SCHOOL CHRISTMAS MEMORY It was the Nativity play. Parents and grandparents filled the hall. I was one of the Three Kings. I had to wear a hood that was almost all-enveloping. We Three Kings had to kneel down in worship before the Baby Jesus. I went into a reverie. The story moved on, but...
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December 17th 18 05:28 PM
by Chris Holmes Go to last post
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Esther Rantzen and dodgy aerial traders. by Marland
Any one see the watchdog like programme she presented on channel 5 this evening about a company that seems to be one of those that does unnecessary work and runs up very large bills for diagnosing TV reception problems as even the simplest fault such as loose plug ends up needing a new...
December 17th 18 01:52 PM
by Dickie mint[_2_] Go to last post
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DTT Radio (Radio 4) by Chris Holmes
Hi All, We are having trouble getting to Mornington Crescent via our Youview box. I had a quick google which seemed to suggest that R4 was the same mux as BBC1 and BBC2. Is this the case? In which case perhaps we need to do a retune (maybe with the plug pulled out for some of the time)?
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December 16th 18 04:14 PM
by Paul Cummins[_5_] Go to last post
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Do all smart tvs have a wired connector for the internet? by Brian Gaff
I was talking to somebody yesterday who swears his only works via wifi, or in his case won'd wordk as the signal is crap. I'm sure they must all have a wired connection surely? Brian -- ----- -- This newsgroup posting comes to you directly from... The Sofa of Brian...
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December 16th 18 04:51 AM
by JNugent[_6_] Go to last post
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Programmes not recorded by Jeff Layman[_2_]
Looks like the curse of "Edge of Tomorrow" has struck again (see my post of 14/12)! Last night we ere watching it on the Panasonic PVR. Everything seemed fine - no problem with playback. But in the background while we were watching the film things were not fine. The PVR didn't record the last...
December 15th 18 09:04 AM
by Jeff Layman[_2_] Go to last post
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BBC launches consultation on TV licence fee for over-75s by Java Jive[_3_]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-46274054 "BBC launches consultation on TV licence fee for over-75s The BBC is launching a consultation period to decide how licence fees for over-75s should be paid for. They are currently financed by a government-funded scheme, which is due to end...
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December 14th 18 07:46 PM
by Peter Duncanson Go to last post
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Failed Public Eye link again by Jeff Layman[_2_]
After posting about this about 3 weeks ago, who forgot that a new series started yesterday and didn't start a new series link? I missed the first episode of the final series. So it looks like TPTV don't read emails sent to them, or don't appear to pay any attention if they do. :-( --
December 14th 18 05:32 PM
by tim...[_2_] Go to last post
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