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Topic # 12984 17-Apr-2007 08:38
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Hi guys (and guyettes),

   Just wondering if anyone can shed some light on a rather baffling conundrum.
  
Last Monday (April 9th) we set our DVD recorder for "Waking The Dead" as broadcast on TV One at about 11:10pm.


HOWEVER, upon later viewing the recording we are seeing the Sky1 logo together with the Sky 1 program of "The Sopranos" followed by "Family Guy".


Since we do NOT subscribe to Sky, can anyone offer any explanation for this?  And no, my daughter did not record Sky then transfer it to the DVD as a joke <BG>.... in fact the consecutive episodes of "Waking the Dead" were programed in at the same time and the Tuesday night episode recorded corrcetly !!

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  Reply # 67320 17-Apr-2007 08:55
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  Reply # 67321 17-Apr-2007 09:35
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Sky1 is broadcast on UHF. My guess is that your DVD recorder has the Sky1 channel programmed in and you've accidently recorded the wrong channel. There are times where Sky1 is not broadcast scrambled.



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  Reply # 67332 17-Apr-2007 12:28
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Tony,

   Ha ha ha ha ... thank you Vic Perrin (Control Voice) <BG>.

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  Reply # 67333 17-Apr-2007 12:31
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Sbiddle,

   That was my first thought too and realise that Sky 1 is also broadcast on UHF 8, sometimes unscrambled ... but I have run through all the channels each night to see if we could get a clear Sky reception (other than Trackside) to no avail.

Call Mulder and Scully, I think <bg>.

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  Reply # 67338 17-Apr-2007 13:08
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Rickles: Sbiddle,

That was my first thought too and realise that Sky 1 is also broadcast on UHF 8, sometimes unscrambled ... but I have run through all the channels each night to see if we could get a clear Sky reception (other than Trackside) to no avail.

Call Mulder and Scully, I think .

R.


I think it was one of those nights when it went unscrambled, for longer than, whatever is normal. I don't have sky and I have watched
Sky 1 at times unscrambled and then half way through the program it becomes scrambled again.




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  Reply # 67343 17-Apr-2007 13:55
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Sky 1 UHF was unscrambled most if not all of Easter weekend.




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  Reply # 67349 17-Apr-2007 14:38
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Spyware: Sky 1 UHF was unscrambled most if not all of Easter weekend.

Hrm, the question begs, why??




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  Reply # 67350 17-Apr-2007 14:39
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Thanks guys, I'm sure it was just a lucky/unlucky hit of the channel button when Sky was broadcasting unscrambled.

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