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Forum: Spain
Sep 3rd 2015, 2:33 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,958
Posted By licinius

Re: moving to fuengirola

I would not pay a years rent upfront. Firstly you don't have to but more importantly there are a lot of 'untrustworthy' people in these parts. Once they have your money, they'll want someone else's....
Forum: Spain
Sep 2nd 2015, 2:46 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 9,091
Posted By licinius

Re: Inland Alicante Fincas

Not at the mo, just need to be within commuting distance of a major airport for work
Forum: Spain
Sep 2nd 2015, 9:54 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,447
Posted By licinius

Re: Moving to Andalucia

I live in a town approx. 20 mins inland from the coast. There are a few rules you MUST follow.

Only use a reputable estate agent that has a shop, if they don't have a shop ask why?
If you buy a...
Forum: Spain
Sep 2nd 2015, 9:41 am
Replies: 73
Views: 9,091
Posted By licinius

Re: Inland Alicante Fincas

I live on the Costa del Sol at the mo but property prices are a world apart from Alicante. I'm looking to move up there straight after xmas
Forum: Spain
Sep 2nd 2015, 9:35 am
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By licinius

Kennels or reliable dog sitter req'd around Alicante

I require facilities for my 60kg Mastiff. She's a gentle giant & very very friendly/sociable. I don't want to put her in a kennel where she is alone all day, but rather in kennels which allow the...
Forum: Spain
Jan 3rd 2012, 8:05 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,077
Posted By licinius

Re: BBC1 after 8pm on Sky

As stated before guy you don't understand the concept of plain English do you? You deliberately try to baffle people with tech talk in order to confuse them & that's just plain wrong.

Sky news is...
Forum: Spain
Jan 3rd 2012, 9:51 am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,077
Posted By licinius

Re: BBC1 after 8pm on Sky

I have answered the question, yes a FTA box will pick up all FTA channels such as BBC1/2/3/4, ITV1/2/3/4, C4, C5, Sky news & everything else such as E4, More4 etc that is FTA on Sky. You do not need...
Forum: Spain
Jan 3rd 2012, 6:35 am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,077
Posted By licinius

Re: BBC1 after 8pm on Sky

'Sigh' you obviously haven't fully read above so I'll repeat it for you.

What works for me is a 1.3m dish with twin Black Premium lnb and an FTE Max S93 receiver, however I can't list what lnb's...
Forum: Spain
Jan 2nd 2012, 6:12 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,077
Posted By licinius

Re: BBC1 after 8pm on Sky

Well you're obviously missing the point Tim which is that free to air satellite receivers are better than Sky boxes for pulling in weak signals in Spain. If your tv breaks up at night or you lose...
Forum: Spain
Jan 2nd 2012, 10:19 am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,077
Posted By licinius

Re: BBC1 after 8pm on Sky

As they say guitareth, the proof is in the pudding. The next time you walk around Carrefour/Worten or whatever you'll see these boxes & be intrigued........ For just €30 will you be...
Forum: Spain
Jan 2nd 2012, 9:04 am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,077
Posted By licinius

Re: BBC1 after 8pm on Sky

My apologies....... I thought we were discussing free to air channels!
Forum: Spain
Jan 2nd 2012, 7:11 am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,077
Posted By licinius

Re: BBC1 after 8pm on Sky

Sorry I forgot this bit, what channels do you need a card for???????? You need a card in a sky box to receive FTA channels but if you have a 'proper' FTA receiver then you don't need the card do...
Forum: Spain
Jan 2nd 2012, 6:45 am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,077
Posted By licinius

Re: BBC1 after 8pm on Sky

The freesat brand or a free to air receiver that I recommend? Very good thank you, but then all FTA boxes pick up Sky news because that's what it is........... free to air ;)

If you're speaking to...
Forum: Spain
Jan 1st 2012, 6:09 am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,077
Posted By licinius

Re: BBC1 after 8pm on Sky

Guy, the blokes neighbour has built a wall & he's wondering if it's blocking his satellite signal. How many times have you known a dish to receive the signal through a brick wall???????????...
Forum: Germany
Dec 31st 2011, 7:21 am
Replies: 22
Views: 13,702
Posted By licinius

Re: Are Germans bad? No, it´s just the culture

After a few years in BAOR I grew to dislike the Germans but does that make them bad??? No I don't think so, bad & dislike are two different things.

Take a look at your average Brit holiday maker &...
Forum: Spain
Dec 30th 2011, 3:18 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,077
Posted By licinius

Re: BBC1 after 8pm on Sky

If your dish was obstructed by the wall then you would lose a lot more than just BBC your channels.

The problem is as always with the Sky box. They are not designed for use in fringe reception...
Forum: Spain
Dec 29th 2011, 6:06 am
Replies: 137
Views: 14,774
Posted By licinius

Re: Do not buy in Spain at this time.

We're 5 years into a recession, do you really think they're gonna fall much further?
Forum: Spain
Dec 28th 2011, 4:07 pm
Replies: 137
Views: 14,774
Posted By licinius

Re: Do not buy in Spain at this time.

So you're saying don't buy during a recession when prices are rock bottom???? :confused: Perhaps we should wait until prices are sky high then like so many before us have?

Some people are really...
Forum: Spain
Dec 27th 2011, 10:06 am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,077
Posted By licinius

Re: BBC1 after 8pm on Sky

Or you could try this website http://www.dishpointer.com
Forum: Spain
Dec 27th 2011, 10:04 am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,077
Posted By licinius

Re: BBC1 after 8pm on Sky

Obviously the guy who moved your dish has made it worse, if he refuses to come back & resolve the problem then threaten to denounce him. If more people took this course of action there would be less...
Forum: Spain
Dec 27th 2011, 6:13 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,340
Posted By licinius

Re: Solar panels

Of course, if it's possible then I'm all ears
Forum: Spain
Dec 24th 2011, 9:18 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,340
Posted By licinius

Re: Solar panels

I don't have a panel I'm just considering it at the moment
Forum: Spain
Dec 24th 2011, 4:25 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,340
Posted By licinius

Re: Solar panels

There are many stories like this at the moment, people saying that it's just not cost effective. Surely a small panel just to power the pool pump would be though?????
Forum: Spain
Dec 24th 2011, 6:16 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,933
Posted By licinius

Re: Sky hd box set up help requested

??????????? Which ITV1 regions are on 12480? :confused:
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