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Topic # 54890 22-Dec-2009 15:33
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Hae just wondering
i can receive sky sport 1 on my tv but only the audio and not picture.
can i use my sky decoder to decode the picture

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  Reply # 284641 22-Dec-2009 15:39
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sky decoder? what do u mean? a sky satelite decoder? if so then no.
U will need a uhf sky decoder that has an active subscription. Arnt they turning these off soon?? (or already have?)

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  Reply # 284668 22-Dec-2009 17:26
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Tiger1970: Hae just wondering
i can receive sky sport 1 on my tv but only the audio and not picture.
can i use my sky decoder to decode the picture


If you subscribe to it ,yes

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 284742 22-Dec-2009 23:49
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Not with a digital decoder. Only if you hire a UHF decoder as well. There are other nefarious ways of getting it using a computer, but I don't think this is the place to get into it here.

It's really a moot point, as they are slowly shutting down the UHF signal nationwide.

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  Reply # 284879 23-Dec-2009 17:42
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JohnstonDJ:

It's really a moot point, as they are slowly shutting down the UHF signal nationwide.


Yes JohnstonDJ, that's right. They've been progressively changing the last of their UHF subscribers over to Satellite for the last six months. I understand that the "switch off" day is 31st January 2010.

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  Reply # 285948 29-Dec-2009 22:33
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looking foward to them going away so I can move a couple of my modulators out of the cable band and get them on all the tvs, not just the cable ready ones...




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