[mythtv] pcHDTV status -- was [PATCH] Restore ability to play
John P. Poet
john at BlueSkyTours.com
Fri Nov 14 12:14:01 EST 2003
On 13 Nov 2003, Keith C wrote:
> Generally, the antennas shaped like a bar (the Terk, I believe) and the
> funky disk and bar "HD Antenna" from RadioShack are not very well
> respected at all. Basically, the antenna gets a mediocre signal and
> amplifies it. Better to get the best signal you can from the antenna,
> then do what you need to.
> Best resource ever made for HDTV antenna reception :
> Also, I hung out in the HD antenna area at avsforum for a while. Those
> guys will definitely tell you which ones not to buy.
> Basically, I bought the plain old (non-amplified) RadioShack antenna
> that matched the recommendation from antennaweb, stuck it in my attic
> (which they say kills 20% of the signal), and still get incredible
> reception. Probably about 30 miles from the antennas.
> Keith C
That was my plan. Thanks for the validation.
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