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Tower Switch-Off Embarrasses Electrosensitives 292

Sockatume writes "Residents in Craigavon, South Africa complained of '[h]eadaches, nausea, tinnitus, dry burning itchy skins, gastric imbalances and totally disrupted sleep patterns' after an iBurst communications tower was put up in a local park. Symptoms subsided when the residents left the area, often to stay with family and thus evade their suffering. At a public meeting with the afflicted locals, the tower's owners pledged to switch off the mast immediately to assess whether it was responsible for their ailments. One problem: the mast had already been switched off for six weeks. Lawyers representing the locals say their case against iBurst will continue on other grounds."

Comment Re:So much for TiVo (Score 1) 603

So how is the satellite support (in the States) on those MythTV boxes? For that matter, how good is the premium cable channel support?

If I could build a MythTV box with D* support, I would do it today.

Until then, hacking the TiVo is fun and not that expensive: Gen 1 TiVo (when purchased): $100 with contract. Cache card with ethernet interface: $90. 512 dimm for cache card: $50. 2 120 Gig drives: $120.

AND it runs Linux.

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