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All posts by MikeB
Below are all of MikeB's postings, with the most recent are at the bottom of the page.
Belmont (Lincolnshire, England) Full Freeview transmitter
Thursday 9 August 2018 5:25PM
Elaine: If everything else has been checked, then
is the most likely problem. Note the times the problems arise - and then think what could be operating at that time - a thermostat timer, etc.
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Sudbury (Suffolk, England) Full Freeview transmitter
Thursday 9 August 2018 5:30PM
Jo: Check the TV's for
strength, etc. You havnt included a postcode, so we have no idea what sort of signal you are supposed to be getting, but it could be that Com5 is the canary in the coalmine, and the others are also low signal strength. So check the lot. Next, check you are tunedninto the right
- TVs can lock onto a different transmitter, perhaps much further away.
If the signal is bad on all of them, then its a common cause, so look to where that is - perhaps a failing splitter or dodgy
What do you mean by a
? That comes off a dish, so the assumption is that the signal comes off via coax throught the house, fed from either.
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Will we ever have Freeview Ultra HD or Freesat Ultra HD?
Wednesday 15 August 2018 4:59PM
Trevor Harris: The BBC can shoot stuff in 4K (Blue Planet, Planet Earth, the World Cup and of course Wimbledon certainly were), but no terrestial
could handle that amount of data without having to remove a great many other
The net has always been the way to deliver 4K - at least as far as terrestial is concerned (moving to HD might make it possible for a mux to have a couple of channels, but who knows...), but
Q and Virgin have the bandwidth as well. So while you could watch all of the above BBC programmes in 4K via Iplayer at some point (BTW - I get 1080i from Iplayer, which is a lot better than C4), its BT, Virgin, Sky and of course Amazon/Netflix thats making the running with 4K content (and Sky is increasingly wanting you to go down the net route). And I suspect there might be other players - Facebook has apparently paid a large amount of money to stream exclusively a lot of football in India, and they have done the same in the US with another sport.
is going to be around for a while, even with 4K - there are no bandwidth problems for big events, and the equipment is
, and I say that as someone who is proud of the county they were born in..). And if Freeview isnt enough, there is
etc. Put it this way, people still insist on using LW and VHS....
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