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BBC pips disappear

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BBC pips disappear

...and the reserve pips fail too.  Cry
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Papyrus and Comic Sans walk into a bar. The bartender says, "Get out -- we don't serve your type."
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Re: BBC pips disappear

Probably a bit pipped off, after so long waiting for the hour to sound off ! Roll eyes
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Re: BBC pips disappear

what difference does it make, they are no longer accurate, DAB and freeview digital is several seconds behind Analogue  AM and FM
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Re: BBC pips disappear

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what difference does it make,

They're part of our national heritage. You'll be telling me next that the shipping forecast doesn't matter either.  Roll eyes
Anyway, they've had their little protest, and were back on duty at 20:00.
Papyrus and Comic Sans walk into a bar. The bartender says, "Get out -- we don't serve your type."
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Re: BBC pips disappear

Were they striking for shorter hours?
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Re: BBC pips disappear

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...and the reserve pips fail too.  Cry

I hope they got to the core of the problem  Grin

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Re: BBC pips disappear

They'll probably turn up in a Doctor Who episode no doubt as some ultra useful tool that saves the universe lol
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Re: BBC pips disappear

Stranger things have happened in Doctor Who...
Papyrus and Comic Sans walk into a bar. The bartender says, "Get out -- we don't serve your type."