Recent content by zansi

  1. zansi

    Sunday´s Happy Birthday

    Now I can draw my pensions and try to spend more time on my hobby of satellite TV!:cool: becoming increasingly difficult due to demands from grandchildren.:confused: I still am involved in assessment of Aerial & Satellite installers to NVQ standard if anyone requires this qualification in the...
  2. zansi

    A Very Special Announcement

    Congratulations ! Chris and Bridget, now the sleepless nights start!
  3. zansi

    Learning Portuguese

    I have been a visitor to the Algarve for the past 20 years, but still "falo portuguese muito poco" if I try to converse there I am usually answered in English anyway!
  4. zansi

    Source of alternative program for Access

    I need to open a document -: File Type: Microsoft Office Access Database File File Extension: .mdb Description: This file is a Microsoft Office Access database file. Is there an alternative program I can download free that will open this? I do not have Office on this laptop I am using...
  5. zansi

    Sky just lost over 3.1m viewers

    Well Done Richard Branson & Co. !!! Sky just think they can dictate terms to everyone as they have a monoply. It would be great if Virgin could enter the satellite platform and give them "real competition"
  6. zansi

    Sky abandons old foreign satellite prosecutions

    Sky should spend more time pursuing the countless number of bars in Europe, that are blatently showing Sky Sports/Premiership etc.on a illegal residential subscription, rather than overcharging UK pub's & clubs IMHO
  7. zansi

    So You Want Receiver Software Patches?

    See here for null modem cable details-:
  8. zansi

    LNB subsystem

    Have a look @
  9. zansi

    Lidl germany selling equipment 22nd August...

    Sat dealers in the UK would have to look long and hard to "buy in" @ these prices!! :(
  10. zansi


    OK, I will kick off the new section. :-1welcome I have been involved with radio & Tv/video/satellite since leaving school in 1960, seen many changes things I would not have believed :) Not a good trade now due to price erosion, too much product chasing too few buyers and severe competition...
  11. zansi

    Channel 5

    If you look @ You will see you are well out of the footprint for Channel 5 whichis on a 2B North Beam transponder. 12304 H tp 31 SR 27500 FEC 2/3 Reception of 5 here on the Algarve is variable, OK during good weather but...
  12. zansi

    Amplifier & multiswitch instaal help please

    Is it possible to use a quad in place of a quattro with a multiswitch??
  13. zansi

    matrix rerloaded vs revolutions vs reborn

    Have a look here-: Or here for a comprehensive guide to many cams etc-:
  14. zansi

    New Card Problem

    Sounds like you have a old version of software, force a new download by un-plugging from mains, re insert mains whilst pressing BACKUP button on front of receiver, keep pressed in till 4 lights appear on front of digibox and message appears on screen "Updating Software" etc. see-...
  15. zansi

    I am a prime example of a knuckle head

    Well said Rolf, we can do without his kind!!! O-no