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2cvbloke

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#1
If someone had the right equipment & knowledge, could they take over a transponder on a satellite and broadcast a "pirate" satellite TV or radio show? I only ask cos I once had a dream where I managed to do it, albeit with something that looke like a trumpet and a sky digibox... O-Ha
 

BGonaSTICK

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#2
Yes, it's entirely possible.

First though, you'd have to have a bald head, a 1:3 scale doppleganger and a frikkin "lazer" on your head.

:-rofl2
 

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#3
BGonaSTICK said:
Yes, it's entirely possible.

First though, you'd have to have a bald head, a 1:3 scale doppleganger and a frikkin "lazer" on your head.

:-rofl2
:D I'd love to see Sky Sports knocked out by Greenpeace!
 

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#4
Salty25 said:
:D I'd love to see Sky Sports knocked out by Greenpeace!
Oi .. you leave Sky Sports alone. :( Knock out Sky Movies instead.:D
 

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#5
Been watching any James Bond/Austin Powers movies then?
 

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#6
jimbo said:
Oi .. you leave Sky Sports alone. :( Knock out Sky Movies instead.:D
What's the point in that? No-one would notice! :-rofl2
 

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#7
they might notice if they put t g,s couch racing on there could even show spinneys blue ball machine on there that would get people talking:-rofl2
 

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#8
Hmm, I knew that feeling I had was right, I'd never get a serious answer here....:-rofl2
 

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#9
did you dream that feeling to:-rofl2
by the way you could,nt let us all know what you planned to broadcast could you:-rofl2
 

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#10
Didn't "Captain-something or other" do this exact thing to HBO back in the day?
 

2cvbloke

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#12
Salty25 said:
Apparently so... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HBO#Captain_Midnight_Attacks

So I guess the answer to the question is 'Yes'.
Wow!!! Never knew about that!!! :D

And I'm not planning on any transmissions!!! I can't even get my old CB radio working, let alone hijack a satellite transponder (especially seeing how I only own reception equipment!!!!!)!!!:-rofl2
 

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#15
if you do ever get it working... dont broadcast that freaky cat of yours!!!

you will scare off all the viewers :-rofl2
 

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2cvbloke

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#16
RedDevil_UK said:
if you do ever get it working... dont broadcast that freaky cat of yours!!!

you will scare off all the viewers :-rofl2
I think copyright would prevent me... :D

Not that Pirates seem to care about that... :-rofl2
 
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