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Sticky Thread Sticky: Sky Digital FAQ - updated 31/10/2004 for new "Freesat" FTV cards by Jomtien
Sky Digital FAQ Summary: This article answers questions about the UK digital television satellite system "Sky Digital": the equipment needed for reception, and channels and services carried. This FAQ primarily describes the Sky Digital package as provided to UK residents. Residents of the ROI may...
February 28th 05 05:37 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: ***Newbies - Please read this message about the FAQ before posting*** by Jomtien
This FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) link below contains the answers to most of the common questions asked in these groups. Click on it and read it first and if you can't find an answer in it then please post here and someone will do their best to help you (or heap abuse on you as the case may...
February 26th 05 06:31 AM
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Another Sky card replacement? by Terry Pinnell
A week or so ago I installed the replacement card sent to me by Sky. Today I have a letter headed: 'FREESAT from Sky: Please Register now for your free replacement Sky viewing card' Was it an oversight that this wasn't included in the recent update? -- Terry, East Grinstead, UK
October 3rd 09 02:38 PM
by Mark Carver Go to last post
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Newbies get it cheaper? by Andy[_10_]
Hiya, I've been with Sky Digital 10 years and am paying £22.50 for the family pack. I believe the packs that this comprises would work out around £20 for people joining Sky. how is that fair? Has anyone tried getting a reduction on this basis?
September 29th 09 05:36 PM
by Andy[_10_] Go to last post
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Waking the box up by Tony
Hi Is there a knack to bringing the box out of standby? I have a Sky+ box & sometimes it's a real effort getting it to wake up. Whilst just pressing standby works half the time; for the rest it just doesn't do anything. TV + Standby & Sky + Standby just doesn't do anything. Help please. TonyB
September 3rd 09 08:10 PM
by Tony Go to last post
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Problem recording Sky progs by Lynn W
Hi I have just noticed that I now appear to have a problem recording any prog that is in a Sky package i.e. Sky Sports 1, Sky 1 etc. When I try to record like I have done many times onto a DVD it comes up with Copy Protection detected and will not record. If I put in a VHS tape it records but...
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September 2nd 09 07:05 PM
by Lynn W Go to last post
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Problem with Sky+ Box? by Zhang Dawei
We've had Sky+ for about 4 months. Until a week or so ago, all was well. Now, we find that the picture starts to wobble from side to side in bands after being switched on for about a minute or so. We can stabilise it by pressing the TV button on the remote, but that means all the sky stuff won't...
August 30th 09 07:53 PM
by Zhang Dawei Go to last post
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HD package free? by Mike[_4_]
I've heard a rumour from a less than authoritative source that sky are getting rid of the £10 pcm HD charge soon. Anyone know if there's anything to this? Mike
August 23rd 09 09:08 PM
by Mike[_4_] Go to last post
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fiver and five usa by Gwyn[_2_]
My sis has sky but owes then £80 and because she hasn't paid them (can afford to) they have reverted her card to freesat from sky. Now what happens with this new card issue do they turn off the old card losing ftv channels such as fiver and five usa. Whats my options I'm assuming that they wont...
August 15th 09 08:01 PM
by Mark Carver Go to last post
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on leaving sky does stb revert to freeview? or freesat? by Andrew Fox
has been a few days now and its still working? what happens to the service, with VM it seems to revert to a freeview box for free.... Cheers andrew
August 14th 09 11:47 PM
by Gwyn[_2_] Go to last post
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Sky TV Link (Magic Eye) by Mike[_24_]
I purchased one of these gizmos and its working fine. Is the Red LED on the RF cable "box" supposed to stay lit all the time ,even when the Sky box is in standby ? Mike
August 13th 09 12:24 AM
by Mick Go to last post
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Using RF IN/OUT by Mike[_24_]
I have a basic Sky box in room A with a TV. I also have a TV in room B with a coaxial lead from room A but not connected to the Sky box. If I want to watch the Sky progs on the room B TV is it possible to just connect the cable to the RF Out of the Sky box in room A and do any menus have to be...
August 5th 09 10:30 AM
by Zero Tolerance Go to last post
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Sky box repair - best phone number to use? by Paul Hyett[_3_]
I know I can use the main one, but I just wondered if someone here know of a 'secret' number that might get the process moving more efficiently? :p -- Paul Hyett, Cheltenham (change 'invalid83261' to 'blueyonder' to email me)
July 26th 09 08:09 PM
by Paul Hyett Go to last post
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Recording on Sky+ box by Jim S
Can anyone tell me whether the Sky+ box can cope with recording programmes when the times have been changed? Virgin only seems to update its programme guide once a day so when timings are changed because eg the golf overruns, then we lose the last minutes of any programme set to record. -- Jim S ...
July 23rd 09 04:57 PM
by John Russell Go to last post
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Top Gear failed by Sky+ by Tennant Stuart
In last night's "Top Gear", why did Jeremy welcome Sky+ viewers to the show well after their first item? Is it because these boxes go wrong and start recording at a later time or something? Tennant Stuart -- ____ ____ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ ____ (_ _)( ___)( \( )( \( ) /__\ ( \( )(_ ...
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July 20th 09 06:01 PM
by Tennant Stuart Go to last post
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HD by Dejacq
Did I read somewhere that Sky HD is subscription free for current subscribers, you just have to buy the box?
July 19th 09 02:10 PM
by Mike Henry Go to last post
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Arthur James Fiction – 3 Novels - Free by AJ[_4_]
Arthur James Fiction – 3 Novels - Free Read on-line/Download – Free www.arthur-james-fiction.com • Adams Sisters – A love story about Christa, a young African American woman who is a medical student at Georgetown University in Washington DC. • Jason and the Kodikats – A story for children, about a...
July 17th 09 05:26 PM
by AJ[_4_] Go to last post
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new EPG on HD by john scott
Anyone with an Amstrad sky+ HD box had the new EPG yet, would like to view ITV HD Thanks
July 15th 09 11:19 AM
by DeZ Go to last post
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What is happening to this thread by paul nicholson
Why has this thread concerning Sky and TV issues been taken over by all sorts of wierdo's?!!
July 13th 09 08:55 PM
by Trev[_2_] Go to last post
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ESPN & Sky by Eric Cox[_2_]
Just notice that ESPN (ex NASN) from the old Setanta sports (Ch 417) is now apparently part of the Sky news and Events package. Is this now a permanent fixture and if so what happens to the Premiere League football? Have Googled the above (10 minutes) but there does not appear to be much...
July 5th 09 11:30 AM
by Eric Cox[_2_] Go to last post
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BNP makes Westminster go all prissy by the_constructor[_2_]
"Paul Hyett" wrote in message ... On Fri, 12 Jun 2009 at 16:29:44, "Love Europe, Hate the EU" wrote in uk.media.tv.sky : From the heart of British democracy... British National Party MEPs...
June 25th 09 11:08 PM
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BNP announce policy on MPs’ expenses by the_constructor[_2_]
"Love Europe, Hate the EU" wrote in message ... The BBC has pulled an appearance by British National Party leader Nick Griffin on today’s Politics Show at the last moment out of fear that his suggestions for...
June 25th 09 11:03 PM
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