Charter of uk.tech.tv.sky

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uk.tech.tv.sky exists for discussion of all matters technical in origin related to the reception of sky television transmissions (digital or analogue) and related sky technology.

The group covers (but is not limited to) reception difficulties, configuration and connection of set-top decoders, idtv and integration with other domestic equipment. Comparison of different manufacturers' equipment and services is on-topic, but the discussion of content (i.e., programmes) is not.


Advertising is forbidden, with no exceptions.


Crossposting between this group and the programme-only group uk.media.tv.sky is forbidden.

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uk.tech.tv.sky		Technical issues of Sky television