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Would you BELIEVE it? by Bill Wright
36 miles to a flats complex and what do I find? The lady had complained that satellite didn't work. Sure enough, No Signal Was Being Received. A quick look over the back of the settee at the wallplate established the existence of a splitter on the satellite flylead. I queried the presence of...
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January 15th 07 03:55 PM
by Bill Wright Go to last post
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Annoyance with TV set by Bill Wright
In my office is an old (but good) Panasonic 14" telly. For some reason there are two remotes kicking about. Because of the CCTV and the various other things the aerial system has about 20 analogue channels on it, which have to be tuned manually because we like them in a certain order. The other...
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January 15th 07 03:30 PM
by Steve Thackery Go to last post
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Adding memory to Sky+ by Ed
Norman wrote: "Ed" wrote in message ... The wife and kids series link so much crap that we always have less than 20% free on the planner, so rather than put a keep mark against any of my stuff, i thought...
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January 15th 07 09:45 AM
by Paul D.Smith Go to last post
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TV License vs Broadband Internet Only by andwan
if I don't have a TV set, but I got broadband internet via cable modem, but no subscription to NTL TV service, do I have to buy a TV license?
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January 15th 07 01:04 AM
by LeeJS Go to last post
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LVW 5025GHC DVD HDD Recorder - How much on a disc by [email protected]
Hi All, I Ihave a Liteon LVW 5025GHC 80GB HDD DVD recorder. I am very impressed and have been using it since the summer when I brought it. I am now trying to put some bits onto DVD. First off, I realise my mistake as I thought this wrote to dual layer disks. Ok - purely my fault - this model...
January 15th 07 12:12 AM
by Paul Heslop Go to last post
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copying from Sky+ by Scabbydug
I know I can record direct to a VCR from saved programmes on Sky+. However, can I record from the Sly+ box directly onto my computers HD?.
January 15th 07 12:12 AM
by Chas Gill Go to last post
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musing on Sunday afternoon by Bill Wright
Here's a puzzle that's just occurred to me. How can we assess the beamwidth of an aerial in view of the existence of fresnel paths? Come on gents, rouse yourself from your torpor and get to grips with this knotty problem. Bill
January 14th 07 06:31 PM
by Peter Crosland Go to last post
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Telewest box by david51248
I have just bought a second hand telewest box to be able to watch in another room. It works as far as signal goes but only channels I can get are -- ITV 1, BBC, Ch.4, BBC 2. and then there are 4adult channels and a premier football. I would like just to watch the same basic package as my other one...
January 14th 07 06:00 PM
by Hippy Go to last post
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rolling picture by Jim
Hi I have a Philips DVD recorder model DVDR630VR. I am experiencing a very annoying intermittent problem. When I try to record a disk my TV picture starts rolling. This doesn't happen every time but it happens enough to have caused me to return to drinking which the wife doesn't like!! Lol.
January 14th 07 04:38 PM
by Jim Go to last post
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Silvercrest/Lidl SL65-T question by [email protected]
I have a small range of STBs as I live in a very poor reception area and keep trying different boxes trying to find one that works as well as my old Labgear used to. This works OKish but it is oddly limited, eg, there doesn't seem to be an all-channels EPG. One problem I find particulary...
January 14th 07 03:47 PM
by jim Go to last post
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Cheat DVD player into normal TV or Projector by David
I read in todays Daily Express abour HD DVD players Blu Ray and Toshiba system. What as interests me is the Cheat HD DVD players that are mentioned useing present DVDs into HD Tv sets. Not having an HD ready plasma/lcd the question is will these Cheat HD players give any improvement via scart...
January 14th 07 03:42 PM
by Adrian A Go to last post
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RF leads by Justin Thyme
N and Ps TVs are fed from 2 aerials and they both come in through our store room next to the PC. One goes through their loft to the lounge. The other drops down to the TV in their conservatory. Is it possible to use an RF lead to pass signals in both directions? Suppose we wanted to feed the...
January 14th 07 11:49 AM
by Justin Thyme Go to last post
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production fault on aerials? by Bill Wright
Just received this: Hello Bill, Thought you and other riggers might be interested in the following, I bought a Philex high gain antenna from Argos just before Christmas as we were having my mother in law to stay and we needed a "box" in the
January 14th 07 12:51 AM
by Slitheen Go to last post
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The evil of off-topic posts by Bill Wright
The present flurry of activity in this group on the subject of the TV licence is quite deplorable. This is an administrative matter rather than a technical one and has no place in a technical newsgroup. I feel strongly that posts should be absolutely totally on topic at all times, otherwise we...
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January 13th 07 09:44 PM
by Sylvain VAN DER WALDE Go to last post
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Sony VTX-D800 by Jerry and Ce
Do any of Sony's current products equal the performance of this digibox? Maybe one of the hard drive/DVD recorders with built in Freeview? Thanks. Jerry
January 13th 07 07:08 PM
by GlynM Go to last post
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My communal aerial problem continued... by Marky P
Hi, You may remember a while ago that I was going on about my communal aerial not working. Well, got a chance to go up in the loft today & found the problem. Yes, there is an aerial, and a fine one it is too (Triax) but I also found the coax cable coming up from my flat, which was cut off! The...
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January 13th 07 04:41 PM
by Bill Wright Go to last post
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Panasonic Freeview Boxes TU-CT20 and TU-CT30 by Gendy
Panasonic are offering a software update for each of these boxes in the week beginning 8th January 2007... For the TU-CT20 (of which I have two from Oct2002 and Feb2003 - still in daily use) there is an update DCB_A_1.19....this is presumably for those boxes working with DCB_A_1.14 or...
January 13th 07 10:21 AM
by Andrew Go to last post
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TOT Times Xword trick by Bill Wright
Bottom right hand corner: the clue is 'Book of Old Testament', so you naturally put 'Exodus'. This fits in nicely with 'Plateaux' which is the obvious answer to 'high plains'. But if you put 'Exodus' nothing else fits, so after a lot of pratting about you put 'Esther', which means that you have...
January 13th 07 02:22 AM
by Bill Wright Go to last post
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Am I reading this right?? by Nel
I've just read the discussion re hard drives and people mention Sky locking half the capacity. Is this with all boxes and/or drives bigger than the original (first) drives of 40GB? I have a Pace box which currently has the original 40GB drive in. I tried a couple of times in the past to...
January 12th 07 11:58 PM
by Nel Go to last post
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Bloody Annoying! (Sky 3 last night) by Ralph
Just sat down to watch the final episode of 24 which I taped off Freeview last night and there's sound, but no picture - just a black screen with the sky 3 logo in the corner. The sound and logo suggest that I set everything up ok, but did anyone else experience this blank screen? Having watched...
January 12th 07 06:21 PM
by Ralph Go to last post
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