Tv channels turning off

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  1. Dreamchaserrv

    Dreamchaserrv Read Only Funster

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    If you are in Spain you may have noticed if you have had your television on today that you have no Channel 5 in Spain on tghe costas.
    The channel along with some of the ITV channels have been moved to the new narrow beam satelite more channels, BBC1,2 Channel 4 and others are likely to follow before the end of the year.
    So if you want to keep up with your corry street in Spain you will probably need a 2 metre or so dish on the roof of your camper/caravan, really practical that.

    The powers that be in the UK obviously feel that you are getting something you should't have so they had better stop it.:swear::swear:

    More information can be found on www.satandpcguy.com a very handy web site in Spain.
     
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    Lived in Majorca 30 years ago - then had to :

    Read books


    Listen to audio tapes


    Watch video tapes


    Or go to the local bars..........
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    There is always an upside to it the wife can't inflict Deal or no Deal on me and joy of joys I won't be able to see the X Factor :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    All channels still booming in here, loud and clear, in Good Old Blighty...:Wink::Wink: :thumb:
     
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    Yes but our compensation is wall to walll sunshine, Has your snow arrived yet?:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    All channels romped in on 60cm dish ( with pretty damned good LNB glued on the front ! ) in southern Spain.. Loads of peeps with massive free standing dishes but my little old automatic works just fine on the roof !

    A lot of people use huge dishes and rather duff LNB's ( I saw a couple that were actually rated at 1.2dB and higher.. I have a .6 on at the moment but am about to swap it out for a .1dB unit.. Not a cheapo option but it works very well indeed :thumb:
     
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    I have just came back from Sardinia, South of France, Spain & Portugal over October & November.... When in Barcelona 4 weeks ago it was tipping down and blowing a gale.:Cool: Yes we had a brief flurry of snow here the other day. It was really nice.:thumb:

    We will be back in Portugal in a fortnight's time, after enjoying several Xmas parties here....:beer::wine::drink::party2:

    My "compensation" is the best of both worlds thanks.........:Tongue1::Tongue1::imoutahere::Wink:
     
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    Wow touchy touchyopp5
     
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    channel 5

    Still getting channels 1 to 5 on 1.1mtr dish with a decent lnb which happens to be invacom quad and we are at the moment on bonaterra park Benicassim in the sun. will wait and see want tonight brings
     
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    Hi Bob,
    At Vinaros nobody on site can get 5 even on 1.2 dish. Can getb 5HD but not +1 or5* or 5usa . Will wait and see what happens. No chance when we go down to Almeria. :thumb:
     
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    We are at El Portus near Cartagena. We lost these this morning

    10.964 H SR 22.000 FEC 5/6 (CH5/5USA/5*/Channel 5+1),

    10.994 H SR 22.000 FEC 5/6 (ITV 1 Granada HD/ITV 1 Central South West SD/ITV 1 Anglia West SD/ITV 1 Meridian North SD/ITV 1 Yorkshire East SD/ITV 1+1 Yorkshire SD),

    11.052 H SR 22.000 FEC 5/6 (ITV 1 Central South SD/ITV 1 Central East SD/ITV 1+1 Wales SD/ITV 1+1 Westcountry SD/ITV 1+1 Tyne Tees SD), and

    11.126 V SR 22.000 FEC 5/6 (Channel 4 HD/4Seven SD

    We have an 85cm Oyster Dish on the Motorhome.

    BBC 1, 2 etc Ch4 and ITV1 (Tyne Tees) are still being recieved at present but it looks like we will lose them all by the end of the year.

    John
     
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    Not in the slightest, the post was intended in a FUN humourous way....:BigGrin:

    Merely Banter replying to your Banter..... :RollEyes::RollEyes:

    Perhaps though your sense of humour is like your Ch 5, :wooo::imoutahere:...:Wink::Wink:
     
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    Yeah, even in the snow and minus 4c yuchhhhhhh
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    Playboy channel has gone:Blush:
     
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    Now this is getting serious :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    I just noticed i have no channel 5 and i have a 2 metre dish, gerrrrrrrrrrrr
     
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