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If you are in Torbay and are looking for an engineer/company to come out and install a new TV antenna or satellite system for you then take my advice be careful if you are choosing somebody from online. If you type in the phrase "TV antenna installation Torbay" there will be several paid adverts right at the top of Google. I can tell you now that these are large companies that are actually not based in Torbay at all, they have agents all over the country. However, they have cleverly optimised their website to make it look as though they are a local company. I've used one of these such companies before and they are absolutely terrible. They may well install what you want but it will come at a cost, a very high cost.

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Did you know that it is now legal to operate using SSB and AM on CB radio? After years of pressure, Ofcom finally allowed UK CB operators access to single sideband and AM. We've had the UK 40 since 1981 and around 1989/90 the European frequencies became available. The UK 40 will remain as it always has been. However, whereas we've only been allowed to use FM with 4 W on the European frequencies, we can now use USB/LSB with a maximum power output of 12 W and AM with a maximum output of 4 W on these frequencies now. 

Citizens band radio in Torbay started to decline in the mid-1990s and by 2000 it was almost completely dead on all 80 channels. However, in the last few years, people have started to come back to the CB and slowly more people are starting to use the band. Even though I have been licensed to use amateur radio since 1995, citizens band radio is still very close to my heart and I am very eager to get people involved again here in the Torbay area.

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Torbay is one of the most popular and well-known holiday resort in the whole of the United Kingdom. Thousands and thousands of people visit the area every year and many of them are returning visitors. However, there does not appear to be a single holiday rental accommodation home that is fully accessible and equipped for a wheelchair bound person.

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If you like your fish and chips then let me recommend arguably the best fish and chip shop in the whole of Torbay. Simply Fish is located right opposite Brixham harbour just as you come down King Street. I can honestly say I've never had a bad meal from them. They really know how to produce a really tasty battered fish.

I also like the fact that they will provide the fish and chips in separate boxes which stops the fish batter going soggy.

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