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Forum: Jet Blast
29th Oct 2020, 03:32
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By John Marsh

Another fan here! I discovered the series about...

Another fan here! I discovered the series about 20 years ago, when I had an analogue satellite system aligned to Astra 1 @ 19.2°E. Late-night Bayern Alpha IIRC. Surprisingly therapeutic for a TV...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Oct 2020, 03:54
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

Thanks for that. I now understand (more)! The...

Thanks for that. I now understand (more)! The Chinese are using a different metric, with good reasoning, albeit outwith CDC & WHO policy.

Plenty more to learn in connection with this virus. We'll...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Oct 2020, 02:28
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

Data from China

I spotted this snippet in the Guardian's coverage...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Oct 2020, 16:06
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

Clarity and melody!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nZthPs8NpU
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2020, 15:15
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

I fear you may well be right on this. To be...

I fear you may well be right on this. To be fair, the national lockdown was complied with pretty well, at least until Mr Cummings went for a drive and then served up some prime cock & bull from the...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2020, 01:11
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

Yes, to both your questions. I don't think...

Yes, to both your questions.

I don't think it has fully sunk in, in governmental circles and elsewhere, that the virus just doesn't care about political arguments, or any arguments at all.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2020, 22:49
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

Agreed, we do need to try something else. My hope...

Agreed, we do need to try something else. My hope is that a national lockdown of sufficient length, this time, to knock the R number well below 1, plus an efficient test & trace system AND a...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2020, 02:40
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

We really need an efficient test & trace system...

We really need an efficient test & trace system in place before exiting the next national lockdown. Which seems inevitable.

Guardian article....
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Oct 2020, 20:06
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

Thank you for making this point. I have...

Thank you for making this point.

I have recently heard two experts state this risk in radio interviews. It's not feasible to shield the vulnerable and allow the virus to circulate amongst the...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Oct 2020, 00:27
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

Change

I would agree. I can understand the desire for a return to normal and the PM's hopefulness in referencing it. I can't see it happening. For one thing, too much has changed already.

Let's face it,...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Sep 2020, 00:01
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

Idealist Mode ON/ Wouldn't it be best to engage...

Idealist Mode ON/
Wouldn't it be best to engage in a global collaborative effort to develop a vaccine and ditch any competitiveness? Pool resources. In fighting this virus, we do at least have the...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Sep 2020, 19:34
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

I find this aspect of the official rationale...

I find this aspect of the official rationale quite interesting. What is the chief downside of restricting the quoted social interactions? Mental health deterioration, further financial damage,...
22nd Sep 2020, 19:36
Replies: 45
Views: 13,653
Posted By John Marsh

Another thought...if the drones are low-flying,...

Another thought...if the drones are low-flying, they're going to be susceptible to bird strikes throughout the flight. Can they be fitted with sensors and firmware for 'see and avoid' WRT birds? ...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Sep 2020, 20:06
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

I bought a pair of reusable cloth masks for £20...

I bought a pair of reusable cloth masks for £20 and about £5 delivery. Via the South American river site.

They are quite sturdily made and fit snugly. I will echo earlier comments re. breathing...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Sep 2020, 01:15
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

Tests sent abroad. Unprocessed samples discarded....

Tests sent abroad. Unprocessed samples discarded. Guardian: (https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/13/covid-tests-sent-to-italy-and-germany-as-uk-labs- are-overwhelmed)



If I understand...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Sep 2020, 17:38
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

Testing times redux

BBC (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-54103427) report:

Interesting that it's only 'guidance' that one needs to book beforehand. I thought that was an official...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Sep 2020, 01:46
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

Testing times

A couple of anecdotal cases I heard yesterday:

1. Plymouth resident goes online to book a test. System tells her there's nothing available. So she drives to the local testing centre and is...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2020, 01:38
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

Agreement from me too. If my preference for clear...

Agreement from me too. If my preference for clear orders versus guidance marks me out as a simpleton, so be it! I would suggest that I am far from being the only one in the UK.

Boris has...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2020, 17:45
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

New data on airborne transmission

From the Guardian: (https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2020/sep/01/coronavirus-live-news-who-says-states-cant-pretend-pandemic-is-over-french-cases-rise-50-in-august)
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Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2020, 17:00
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

Mr Optimistic: I've been wondering why the...

Mr Optimistic:

I've been wondering why the Liverpool v Atletico Madrid match on 11th March was allowed to go ahead. Thanks for clarifying!:ok:

(Gallows humour. I'm not having a dig!)
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Aug 2020, 19:00
Replies: 48
Views: 2,840
Posted By John Marsh

Solitary confinement - that does have the...

Solitary confinement - that does have the potential to punish. I was thinking more in terms of a dedicated wing of a prison.

Personally, I doubt very much that he cares at all about the judge's...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Aug 2020, 16:17
Replies: 48
Views: 2,840
Posted By John Marsh

I'd like to think he will be incarcerated with...

I'd like to think he will be incarcerated with the general prison population. However, isn't there at least a fair chance that he will be deemed 'vulnerable', due to the nature of his offence? And...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Aug 2020, 00:42
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

The time seems ripe for an international standard...

The time seems ripe for an international standard for masks intended for general use to be worked out. I accept that we're still learning about Sars-Cov-2; just collect the crème de la crème of...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jul 2020, 15:48
Replies: 10,917
Views: 1,005,786
Posted By John Marsh

Gipsy Queen: On this point, I'd be in favour...

Gipsy Queen:

On this point, I'd be in favour of forced and concealed vaccination, e.g. via the water supply if possible. Fluoridation made me think of it; it's of clear benefit to the nation's...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jul 2020, 15:35
Replies: 26
Views: 2,308
Posted By John Marsh

Ahhh...most interesting!:ok: Er...am I the...

Ahhh...most interesting!:ok:

Er...am I the only one who expected some sort of project planned by Airbus?
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