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Forum: Terrestrial Yesterday, 11:31
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
Proof RTÉ don't monitor output

I keep saying it. RTÉ don't actually watch what they broadcast :eek:

https://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=476188&d=1553427057
Forum: Satellite 20-03-2019, 22:13
Replies: 553
Views: 43,351
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
You might be better off asking on the foreign...

You might be better off asking on the foreign satellite forum (https://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/forumdisplay.php?f=622)
Forum: Satellite 17-03-2019, 12:31
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
FreeSat is proprietary software that organises...

FreeSat is proprietary software that organises the channels and supplies a 7-day EPG among other functions. TVs or boxes with Freesat branded software use a UK postcode to determine which UK region...
Forum: Satellite 16-03-2019, 11:03
Replies: 16
Views: 878
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
Correct but remember you will need a conventional...

Correct but remember you will need a conventional aerial too for Saorview (Irish channels)
Forum: Satellite 16-03-2019, 10:59
Replies: 16
Views: 878
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
PM sent. If you are anyway PC literate,...

PM sent.
If you are anyway PC literate, configuring a box with your own image is a simple enough task. Most images "talk you through" the initial setup. This mainly consists of scanning available...
Forum: Satellite 07-03-2019, 13:12
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
See your thread in terrestrial

See your thread in terrestrial
Forum: Terrestrial 07-03-2019, 13:07
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
You are looking for a UHF TV aerial. Wording like...

You are looking for a UHF TV aerial. Wording like "digital", "HD", "4K ready" and so forth are pure marketing cr@p. An aerial for the correct frequency does not care if its digital, HD or whatever....
Forum: Terrestrial 06-03-2019, 10:00
Replies: 65
Views: 6,338
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
Simply copy it to the picon folder. If it doesn't...

Simply copy it to the picon folder. If it doesn't work, no harm done.
Forum: Satellite 05-03-2019, 22:07
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
satellite dishes must have a clear view of the...

satellite dishes must have a clear view of the sky. It is possible to get discreet dishes for balconies. Some get away with a dish on the ground pointing up
Forum: Terrestrial 05-03-2019, 15:31
Replies: 2,747
Views: 210,678
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
To clarify, this refers to online. It IS...

To clarify, this refers to online. It IS perfectly legal to watch these channels for free on satellite.
Forum: Satellite 01-03-2019, 19:08
Replies: 444
Views: 83,570
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
If anyone wants it, it says CNBC HD in white on...

If anyone wants it, it says CNBC HD in white on transparent background so doesn't show in preview here

https://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=474344&d=1551467304
Forum: Satellite 27-02-2019, 10:16
Replies: 553
Views: 43,351
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
Depending on how the software is configured,...

Depending on how the software is configured, picon files use either a code number or a very specific name. The picons I posted on the other thread have two different code numbers to suit either...
Forum: Satellite 25-02-2019, 16:51
Replies: 444
Views: 83,570
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
Yup. Remember it is a test so could be erratic...

Yup. Remember it is a test so could be erratic for a while
Forum: Satellite 24-02-2019, 09:29
Replies: 553
Views: 43,351
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
There are numerous images available for these...

There are numerous images available for these boxes. openATV is probably the best. AFAIK the image on this thread is based on openATV. You can also flash a raw image and configure it yourself. It is...
Forum: Terrestrial 23-02-2019, 08:04
Replies: 65
Views: 6,338
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
Still only placeholder, card and tone on Saorsat....

Still only placeholder, card and tone on Saorsat. No EPG. Saorsat 2nd class citizens again
Forum: Satellite 22-02-2019, 17:49
Replies: 444
Views: 83,570
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
CNBC HD now testing in the clear on 12012 V 27500...

CNBC HD now testing in the clear on 12012 V 27500 2/3 8PSK DVB-S2 sid 3902
Forum: Terrestrial 19-02-2019, 22:58
Replies: 65
Views: 6,338
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
Still only test card and tone on Saorsat

Still only test card and tone on Saorsat
Forum: Terrestrial 19-02-2019, 16:22
Replies: 65
Views: 6,338
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
Saorview...

Saorview :-
https://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=473565&d=1550593289
Forum: Satellite 19-02-2019, 11:17
Replies: 41
Views: 1,896
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
Can you imagine the uproar here if they wanted...

Can you imagine the uproar here if they wanted your PPS number just to watch TV? :eek:
Forum: Terrestrial 18-02-2019, 10:53
Replies: 1,165
Views: 64,076
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
In my case Cairn Hill provides all the RTÉs I...

In my case Cairn Hill provides all the RTÉs I want on FM. On the very rare occasions that I might want the extras I could use Saorview. Not practical on the move I know, but I can survive that. So...
Forum: Terrestrial 17-02-2019, 01:42
Replies: 1,165
Views: 64,076
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
DAB is an answer looking for a question

DAB is an answer looking for a question
Forum: Satellite 12-02-2019, 07:24
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
CGTN HD Test

If anyone is interested, Chinese news channel CGTN is testing in HD on
11225 V 23000 8PSK 2/3 DVB-S2 sid 53151

https://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=472818&d=1549956237
Forum: Satellite 11-02-2019, 19:55
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
You can use a device called a multiswitch to...

You can use a device called a multiswitch to combine the signals from the 2 LNBs (or more). Multiswitches come in various versions depending how may inputs and outputs you need. Many include the...
Forum: Satellite 11-02-2019, 19:17
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
Do you only need this in one location, for a...

Do you only need this in one location, for a single box or would you like to be able to access Saorsat and the UK FTAs in several rooms?
Are you aware that Saorsat is RTÉ and TG4 only? Virgin is...
Forum: Satellite 11-02-2019, 15:51
Replies: 19
Views: 1,202
Posted By Gerry Wicklow
What gets my goat is when you contact them, it's...

What gets my goat is when you contact them, it's your fault, it's your equipment, it's the weather, the phase of the Moon, the price of onions..... Anything but RTÉ.
I've said it a hundred times they...
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