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Tower Switch-Off Embarrasses Electrosensitives 292

Posted by samzenpus
from the radiation-placebo dept.
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

by Snarph (#12081174) Attached to: TiVo Starts Testing "Pop-up" Ads
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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