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    OK I didn't say that but I did mention travelling...

    OK I didn't say that but I did mention travelling in rural areas so perhaps I should have expanded on that point. Forgive me.
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    Thanks for those suggestions. Like I said earlier...

    Thanks for those suggestions. Like I said earlier I find AM broadcast radio to be the most useful signal source in rural areas and that is where my present radio is not so great. FM broadcasting is...
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    What Car Radio / Head unit to buy?

    I need/want to replace the radio in my 2004 Landcruiser. The present radio has poor sensitivity and the dash and windscreen are cluttered with a reversing camera monitor, GPS receiver and several...
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    I have inserted a picture of my Multiswitch...

    I have inserted a picture of my Multiswitch showing the in and out ports.https://i.postimg.cc/6pjygr26/DSCN8234.jpg
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    Thanks MTV. Is it necessary to terminate the...

    Thanks MTV. Is it necessary to terminate the unused outputs of a Multiswitch?
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    I now have a Multiswitch that I plan to use to...

    I now have a Multiswitch that I plan to use to derive an extra output to feed signal to my Foxtel IQ4 receiver from the LNB. It is marked in a way that confuses me a bit. At the top are two input...
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    OK thanks people. Got all that. I have an old...

    OK thanks people. Got all that. I have an old version of Pinnacle and found a book about that software in the library that is 25mm thick. I'll have to plough thru that.
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    You are a really helpful bunch of people. Very...

    You are a really helpful bunch of people. Very interesting suggestions. Speaking of Video monitors, I have been told it is handy to have two monitors for editing purposes. Any thoughts on that? BTW I...
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    Thank you Tiny and Thela Dan for the computer...

    Thank you Tiny and Thela Dan for the computer info especially. I will have a give Avidemux a go.
    I am now more inclined towards a desk top / tower because it would accommodate more devices in the...
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    Thanks Tiny & MTV. Sounds difficult to do with my...

    Thanks Tiny & MTV. Sounds difficult to do with my Windows Lap Top. My wife has a new Ipad. Can it be done using an I pad? And thank you Kclar. I only just saw your posted link.
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    Thanks Tiny & MTV. Sounds difficult to do with my...

    Thanks Tiny & MTV. Sounds difficult to do with my Windows Lap Top. My wife has a new Ipad. Can it be done using an I pad?
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    Transferring music files to an IPod

    I've tried a search but got nowhere. Surely it has been covered here before. Can anyone tell me how to transfer music from a USB memory stick or DVD to an I Pod?
    Thanks,
    Bob.
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    Thanks for a fast response MTV. I want to take...

    Thanks for a fast response MTV.
    I want to take the raw video from the camera tapes, edit out most of it and join up the clips I like to make movies of about 15 minutes duration (or less) that I can...
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    Video editing

    I have a number of video camera tapes that I would like to edit to make a few short movies. I tried doing this about 10 years ago using software called Pinnacle. I didn't have any training which made...
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    Satellite splitter

    Thanks for your informative reply MTV.
    I have just ordered a 2 input to 4 outlet multiswitch as you suggested.
    Something I did though a few weeks ago is that I took the single co-ax cable that...
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    Satellite signal splitter

    My caravan antenna has two RF cables, one of which goes to the box that aligns the antenna and the other cable goes to the Satking receiver. I would like to use my Foxtel IQ4 box in the caravan on...
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    Deleting emails from an Ipad.

    The only way I seem able to delete emails I have finished with from the mailbox on my Ipad is to flag every email one at a time which is time consuming especially if I don't do it every day.
    Is...
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    New boy from Hervey Bay

    Hello friends,
    I am a retired technical officer (radio). I live at Hervey Bay QLD. My wife and I have a caravan and we enjoy travelling around Australia. My interests include Bonsai, General...
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