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The olden days by Bill Wright[_3_]
I have been telling someone about the 1970s was I was a contract aerial rigger. It's real 'we lived in a cardboard box' stuff! How did I average 15 calls per day? Don’t forget this was ye olden days when things were different. I was working mostly for rental firms where everything was cut...
Today 09:35 PM
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OT Video Editing by [email protected]
Sorry about the political content, but this is quite clever https://youtu.be/svwslRDTyzU
Today 09:03 PM
by Graham.[_12_] Go to last post
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Digital quality of streamed radio by Pamela
Assuming my Android radio apps hand my request for an audio stream to the broadcaster, is the audio quality the same no matter which app I use?
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Today 07:13 PM
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Tetra (Airwave) by Graham.[_12_]
On 11/11/2018 23:55, Bill Wright wrote: We were told that there wouldn't be a fifth TV channel because we had a four channel system and it was impossible to add to it, then when the advertising industry lobbied the government the engineers were told to make it work or else, so...
Yesterday 11:12 PM
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TOT: feeding children by Bill Wright[_3_]
Why is it so satisfying to give children a meal and see them enjoy it? It goes beyond the obvious; I think it accords with something very deep inside us. Bill
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Yesterday 10:45 PM
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Tetra (Airwave) by James Heaton
"Scott" wrote in message ... On Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:09:12 +0000, Bill Wright wrote: On 12/11/2018 12:04, Scott wrote: Would Radio Scotland (242m) interfere with BBC Light...
Yesterday 10:24 AM
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Tetra (Airwave) by Terry Casey[_2_]
In article , says... Was it 9 kHz at the time of the 'pirates'? I thought that came in 1978. Yes and no. All but the nine highest frequency channels were on a 9kHz spacing but this reduced to 8kHz for those last...
November 15th 18 08:34 PM
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Ceefax by Brian Gaff
I heard yesterday that it was an anniversary of the start of Ceefax yesterday, pitty its not still around. I suppose the internet has more or less surpassed all that page waiting. Brian -- ----- -- This newsgroup posting comes to you directly from... The Sofa of Brian...
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November 15th 18 05:30 PM
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Tetra (Airwave) by Paul Ratcliffe
On Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:24:16 +0000, Mark Carver wrote: On 13/11/2018 19:39, Paul Ratcliffe wrote: On Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:57:45 +0000, Bill Wright wrote: The number of people using Bilsdale within range of Crosspool is minuscule. ...
November 15th 18 05:10 PM
by Graham.[_12_] Go to last post
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Tetra (Airwave) by Terry Casey[_2_]
In article , says... There was the n-9 and n-5 taboo rules, so 25 (Belmont clash) or 29 (Bilsdale clash), however the use of Ch 31 led to 22 and 26 clashes, so it couldn't have been that ? I thought it was n+5 and n+9 but I never...
November 15th 18 02:35 PM
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Smart TV Keyboard by Graham.[_12_]
Generally speaking, is it safe to assume that if a TV has a USB socket, you can plug in a PC keyboard and use it instead of struggling with the supplied IR handset? -- Graham. %Profound_observation%
November 15th 18 01:22 PM
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Tetra (Airwave) by Graham.[_12_]
On 12/11/2018 11:23, wrote: But all spectrum isn't the same. Much of it is extremely valuable and over-subscribed, some of it is virtually useless. That's until some enterprising person thinks of a use for it. Think of power station ash and thermalite...
November 14th 18 06:05 PM
by Graham.[_12_] Go to last post
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Freeview BBC News Channel 231 (standard definition) not available? by Maurice[_3_]
Yesterday, as we were recording 2 Freesat channels on our Humax, I switched over to our TV's Freeview receiver (which does not do HD). But when I selected '231', it said 'not available'. So did a complete auto-retune. Still can't make 231 show anything. Googling 'BBC News freeview'...
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November 14th 18 04:54 PM
by The Other John[_3_] Go to last post
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BBC Iplayer and AD yet again missing by Brian Gaff
Last night I thought I'd watch Sundays Dr Who. It was up but no AD choice on the page. I rang the BBC and had a moan. the guy confirmed the link was missing and raised a complaint. I have not looked since. Did anyone view the transmission was the AD there? When is the late night repeat? ...
November 14th 18 12:07 PM
by Roderick Stewart[_3_] Go to last post
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Must sign in to iPLayer by Jeff Layman[_2_]
I see that it is now a requirement to sign in to use iPlayer. Not sure how this will work with the iPlayer app on my Panasonic smart TV as it asks for a code to be entered, albeit apparently only once. If it is only possible to enter a code through the Firefox app on the TV, does that mean...
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November 12th 18 10:33 PM
by Dave W[_2_] Go to last post
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BBC Cookie Clutter by Java Jive[_3_]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/usingthebbc/strictly-necessary-cookies/ There follows a list of cookies that the BBC deem 'strictly necessary' to use the BBC website and related services. Some of them clearly are not strictly necessary and therefore shouldn't be in a section entitled 'strictly...
November 9th 18 01:39 PM
by Martin[_3_] Go to last post
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totally off topic by Marland
I'm reminded of the great "chandeliers episode" in "Only Fools and Horses". Your real name isn't Trotter by any chance? There was also the time when Bail Fawlty called in a builder called Murphy... some years ago, I was stage managing a concert at RMA Sandhurst; the extra ...
November 9th 18 10:25 AM
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Serial link failure on TPTV by Jeff Layman[_2_]
I've been recording "Public Eye" under a serial link on Talking Pictures TV. However, the serial link has failed permanently (ie it doesn't miss just one programme as all scheduled recordings are not made) on two occasions after recording for 2 or 3 weeks, resulting in lost episodes. My...
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November 8th 18 07:56 PM
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BBC HD not working on Freesat by tim...[_2_]
Not for the first time in the last 7 days are other mediums (media) broadcasting this signal? tim
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November 8th 18 05:39 PM
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HD signal strenght from CP by tony sayer
In article , Graham. scribeth thus Bluebell hill always conjured up a nice scene of a transmitter nestled in some field of vivid blue flowers. Probably find its some kind of old slag heap. Brian And Bristol...
November 7th 18 08:11 PM
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