[BBC-Micro] Fw: Fwd: ITV Teletext to shut down in January

Jonathan Graham Harston jgh at arcade.demon.co.uk
Sat Jul 25 16:40:15 BST 2009


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Rob wrote:
> If in doubt... http://www.ofcom.org.uk/complain/    it's only a couple
> of minutes filling in a webform (do remember to select NOT to get
> follow-up research calls, though) and they do seem to appreciate it...
>  and it really does only take one complaint to get things changed, if
 
Ooo goodie. Can I get them to not do whatever it is that means I
have to leap for the volume control whenever the adverts are on.
 
I describe it as "the adverts are louder", but teccy TV people
repeatedly deny they do anything, and talk about dynamic range and
compression or some such rubbish. All I know is that I can hear
somebody in the kitchen saying "cuppa tea?" during the program, but
can't during the adverts, and have to rectify it by turning the
TV's volume down. That's "loudness" to me.
 
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