[mythtv-users] Up-To-Date (UK) FreeSAT channel numbers?

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 08:27:11 UTC 2009

On 02/02/2009, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 02/02/2009, R. G. Newbury <newbury at mandamus.org> wrote:
> > Nick Morrott wrote:
>  > > Certainly the next 4 months and 17 days (if not delayed even further)
>  > > will be interesting to follow from this side of the pond:)
>  > >
>  >
>  >  Interesting. I read that the Bill to DELAY the changeover failed, and thus
>  > the changeover will go ahead as planned. Other reports seemed to have that
>  > backwards, I suspect because they took the *defeat* of the Bill as being a
>  > defeat of the concept that the changeover would go ahead on Feb 17. In fact,
>  > that date is mandated by prior legislation AIUI, and so new legislation was
>  > needed to overturn the prior state. And the new Bill was defeated.
> I based the "4 months and 17 days" on the article at
>  http://www.reuters.com/article/technologyNews/idUSTRE50T0UE20090130
>  which mentioned a new bill approved on 2009-01-29, which comes after
>  the first bill on 2009-01-26 which was subsequently defeated on
>  2009-01-28. No idea if anything has happened since last week.

A further update to this thread - I'm sure most/all potentially
affected users on this list are already prepared, but it looks like
the delay _is_ going ahead, with stations having up until June 12th to
make the switch:



Nick Morrott

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