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Old 07-14-06, 08:55 AM   #1
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the tours signal

im not sure if it is my tv or just their broadcast but is does the screen freeze and go black for a couple seconds every 5 minutes for anyone else?
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yes. It's a camera feed from a motorcycle to a helicopter to a satellite. Particularly in the high mountains the signal can brake up, and because its digital, when you lose a digital signal it tends to freeze or go black, rather than getting snowy like an analog signal.
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I don't know about it being that often but they always have a lot of signal problems. It has to do with the motorcycle-held cameras signal being transmitted to helicopters which relay the signal on to satellites. All in mountainous, wooded areas conjested with a lot of vehicles. A lot of stuff to block the signal.

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Merlin must type faster than I do.

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