[mythtv-users] ClearQAM Gone Martinez CA 94553

Matt W mwood23 at gmail.com
Sun May 16 17:26:16 UTC 2010


On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 1:59 AM, Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk> wrote:

> I suspect that it might have a slightly more noticeable effect if people
> dumping Comcast (or any other similar outfit) were to write to the marketing
> people of the channels they used to watch, and perhaps even the people
> buying their commercial time. Stress that it's the obsoleting of perfectly
> good (and in many cases new and expensive) equipment with built in cable
> tuners in favour of ugly and inconvenient (expensively) rented tuners that
> you object to - and to avoid getting dismissed as a geek, play the WAF, as
> in "and my Wife didn't like all the extra remotes".

Simon--that is a good idea, and you're on to something with the W/SAF
pitch..otherwise I can see how fringe TV zealots like ourselves would
be dismissed out of hand.  I think I'll do what you suggest.  I may
casually forget to mention my MythTV setup and mention instead (like
you said) the obsolescence of the QAM tuner in my Panasonic plasma
that I just bought in January.  :-P


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