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  Reply # 494219 17-Jul-2011 09:51
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Trackside on DVB-S is one of the best looking channels on sat. The least compression of them all! Good job Sky.




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  Reply # 495066 18-Jul-2011 23:34
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Tv3 was breaking up tonight and theres no trackside or prime.

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  Reply # 497120 23-Jul-2011 15:41
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Has anyone noticed that Prime looks like crap on aerial down here?

I notice it around the logo and rugby scoreboards at the weekend. It seems to have MPEG artifacts surrounding it.

Hope it's temporary.

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  Reply # 497125 23-Jul-2011 16:10
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Prime looks like crap everywhere, runs at 2 Mbps.




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  Reply # 497128 23-Jul-2011 16:36
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I'm still watching DVB-S, I don't mind the Prime feed on it.

I hooked up another CRT to Freeview yesterday, I still think a decent widescreen CRT with component/rgb from a satellite receiver in SD looks better than HD displayed on cheap LCD crap with 8 bit drivers in them.

Is the terrestrial service a 10-bit video format or is it's colour banding just as crap as SD?



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  Reply # 500009 31-Jul-2011 14:30
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Anybody know when Forest Hill will be on full power

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  Reply # 500046 31-Jul-2011 18:14
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I just got a new Sony TV with a digital tuner built in and from the numbers on it I'm getting 100% quality with signal strength in the 90s but, of course, I still need to direct my UHF aerial towards Forest Hill.

The strange thing is, is that when I got the TV I tried the UHF box I've now given my father for his CRT TV and it's reading the same levels as the new TV, which it wasn't doing before.

I'd assume that judging by these numbers that Forest Hill is at full power but don't quote me on that.

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  Reply # 500822 2-Aug-2011 14:57
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I'm sure if they're running at full power yet, Signal quality hasn't changed for me and I'nm still getting random audio glitches where the audio drops for a split second.


Wonder when we're getting the extra channels.  

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  Reply # 500838 2-Aug-2011 15:26
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I notice last Friday T/side was brilliant cant get it since.

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  Reply # 500910 2-Aug-2011 16:39
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bjorn: I'm sure if they're running at full power yet, Signal quality hasn't changed for me and I'nm still getting random audio glitches where the audio drops for a split second.

Wonder when we're getting the extra channels.


I'd like an answer to that as well.

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  Reply # 502464 5-Aug-2011 16:00
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Looks like we are on full power

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  Reply # 502471 5-Aug-2011 16:15
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From when? today?

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  Reply # 502477 5-Aug-2011 16:33
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Are all the channels up now or only the 11 we had before?

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  Reply # 502502 5-Aug-2011 17:32
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It does look like we're on full power now I'm getting 100 signal strength on all the channels.


Also the extra channels and radio stations are there now as well, just no audio or picture  

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  Reply # 502724 6-Aug-2011 13:15
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I am using Magic myfreeview,can't get teletex, is anybody else getting it.

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