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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   Yesterday, 11:49 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 76,234
Posted By 57
There are lots of agreements with rights holders...

There are lots of agreements with rights holders that limit what BDUs allow their customers to do with various equipment.

Recording to a DVD, or videoing a programme are "allowed" because they...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   Yesterday, 11:42 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 76,234
Posted By 57
As an FYI, with Rogers' PVRs you can't do exactly...

As an FYI, with Rogers' PVRs you can't do exactly that, but you can record a programme you have watched since you changed to that channel.

How is this done?

1. Provided you haven't changed...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   Yesterday, 11:23 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 64,926
Posted By 57
Gentleman, click on Civil, then read Amber Alert...

Gentleman, click on Civil, then read Amber Alert in the following link. There are certain restrictions for Amber Alerts, which even the police didn't follow in the last case. If we get an "Amber...
Forum: Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers   2019-07-17, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 1,060,204
Posted By 57
You only need to worry about the Remote Address. ...

You only need to worry about the Remote Address.

The TV channel out is similar to when people had a VCR which sent out the RF-coax signal on channel 3 to a TV. Sometimes there was a "conflict"...
Forum: Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers   2019-07-16, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 1,060,204
Posted By 57
Found the following using a web search engine: ...

Found the following using a web search engine: Looks like default is 1?

https://support.bell.ca/TV/Receivers/9241_HD_PVR_Plus_Receiver.how_to_program_your_bell_satellite_tv_9241_hd_1
...
Forum: Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers   2019-07-16, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 1,060,204
Posted By 57
Try setting the Bell receiver's remote address to...

Try setting the Bell receiver's remote address to the "default", which I believe is "000".
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2019-07-15, 04:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,424
Posted By 57
I'm a Vettel fan since he got points in his first...

I'm a Vettel fan since he got points in his first race, and I see what your saying from some of the replay angles, but have a look at the time 1:40 onwards to about 1:44. You'll see from Verstappen's...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-07-14, 02:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 81,984
Posted By 57
I'm not sure about the 30 second skip, but you...

I'm not sure about the 30 second skip, but you can skip ahead any amount you want using Voice Control. For example "Skip three minutes". Replay is available for some programming, but you lose FF...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2019-07-14, 02:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,424
Posted By 57
Vettel (and I originally) thought there was an...

Vettel (and I originally) thought there was an opening on the left, but it closed. Verstappen didn't actually move, but the hole disappeared just due to the shape of the track and Verstappen's line....
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2019-07-13, 11:25 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 43,601
Posted By 57
I watch Global and CTV news at 11PM most nights. ...

I watch Global and CTV news at 11PM most nights. Global seems to have audio issues where the volume is always going up and down. It's worse recently. CTV is solid. Anyone else notice issues with...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2019-07-13, 03:40 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 107,234
Posted By 57
Several posts have been moved to the following...

Several posts have been moved to the following thread:

https://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/12-television-industry-channels-providers/144767-rogers-vs-bell-fibe-tv-6.html#post3085517

See also the...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-07-13, 02:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 81,984
Posted By 57
Not true for IgniteTV, which is the topic under...

Not true for IgniteTV, which is the topic under discussion. With IgniteTV, you need a UPS in your home to use the "home phone" and the battery at the node and the backup at the head end all need to...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-07-12, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By 57
It's discussed in post 2 of the following FAQ: ...

It's discussed in post 2 of the following FAQ:

https://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/30-57s-home-theatre-faqs/76074-faq-widescreen-tv-stretch-modes.html

I leave my TV on 0% overscan and don't...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-07-12, 11:11 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 64,926
Posted By 57
So, the police admit that they didn't follow the...

So, the police admit that they didn't follow the Amber Alert rules:

https://ca.yahoo.com/news/amber-alert-ontario-grandfather-kids-211630619.html

The police still claim (falsely) that the Amber...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-07-12, 09:42 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 64,926
Posted By 57
On my iPhone 5S I can turn on Airplane Mode,...

On my iPhone 5S I can turn on Airplane Mode, which turns off WiFi (if WiFi was off the previous time I used Airplane Mode), however, I can turn WiFi on again while staying in Airplane Mode. I tested...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-07-11, 11:36 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 64,926
Posted By 57
Tridus, I certainly thought of that, however, I...

Tridus, I certainly thought of that, however, I thought I read that an "all clear" was mandatory. After reviewing the alert-ready website I see that the "all clear" method is discretionary. ...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-07-11, 12:47 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 64,926
Posted By 57
The problem with turning off your phone, putting...

The problem with turning off your phone, putting it in silent mode, or putting it in airplane mode is that you will then miss a real emergency, like a tornado, fire, hazardous spill, terrorist event,...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-07-11, 10:33 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 64,926
Posted By 57
I have the following comments: (News Link at the...

I have the following comments: (News Link at the end of this post)

1. This is misuse of the Amber Alert system since all the criteria for such an alert were not met.

2. My phone had two alerts...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-07-08, 04:02 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 64,926
Posted By 57
I noted at the bottom of the link that "Airplane...

I noted at the bottom of the link that "Airplane Mode" would apparently mean you don't hear the tests/alerts. If this is so, I assume this would appease the people who use their phone as an alarm...
Forum: Bell Mobility, Solo and Virgin Mobile   2019-07-08, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,086
Posted By 57
bb805, what you pay is not only for the use of...

bb805, what you pay is not only for the use of the plan, but also access to the system. Think of the internet access (or other wireless plans) and you'll see a parallel. You pay a certain amount per...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2019-07-05, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By 57
See page 35 of the following. Max should be...

See page 35 of the following. Max should be 127/254?
...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2019-07-05, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By 57
Your voltage certainly sounds high. Mine always...

Your voltage certainly sounds high. Mine always sits at 120V when there is a normal amount of draw on a single circuit. If I put a high draw on that circuit (like with a high powered Microwave), the...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-04, 02:25 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 134,019
Posted By 57
There are several threads discussing TSN4K and...

There are several threads discussing TSN4K and SN4K. Outside of a very few sports events (perhaps amounting to a few hours per week) there is not much available in original 4K, so there is not much...
Forum: Where Can I buy and general buying discussions   2019-07-03, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By 57
In your first post you talked about (not having)...

In your first post you talked about (not having) HD, not UHD (4K), hence my comment about SD in the last sentence of my previous post. HD is quite acceptable on a 4K TV. After that, you can play...
Forum: Where Can I buy and general buying discussions   2019-07-02, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By 57
1. The TV has no choice but to upscale to its...

1. The TV has no choice but to upscale to its native 4K resolution.

2. With a proper optimization of the TV's settings, the picture will probably be no worse than your old TV, however, a 65" TV is...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2019-07-01, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,628
Posted By 57
You'll need to look into your other user menu...

You'll need to look into your other user menu settings to see what is causing this message. For example if you have "auto firmware updates" enabled, or something similar, then you need to disable...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-07-01, 10:38 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 64,926
Posted By 57
I always have my phone on "silent" in a dish in...

I always have my phone on "silent" in a dish in the kitchen, so I am not bothered by these Amber Alerts. However, I do not rely on my phone, as many people do, for items like an alarm clock, or...
Forum: Home Computing   2019-06-27, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Posted By 57
On mine it's NFC, not WiFi. Here's the...

On mine it's NFC, not WiFi. Here's the information from the Operating Manual for my recently-purchased washer.



I haven't bothered using it yet, but it could come in handy for troubleshooting.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-06-25, 04:09 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 64,926
Posted By 57
I believe we discussed earlier in this thread...

I believe we discussed earlier in this thread that Do Not Disturb is not adequate. You need to put the phone into "Silent" mode. I'm not sure how this is done on your phone. On my iPhone 5S it's a...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-06-24, 11:09 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 64,926
Posted By 57
audacity, you could art least have quoted the...

audacity, you could art least have quoted the entire FAQ which states.



Which explains things clearly and why some phones say "Presidential Alert". So, the Canadian Emergency Alert system rode...
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