[mythtv] Air2PC 5th Gen Status / Misc. DVB Updates

Brandon Beattie brandon+myth at linuxis.us
Thu Jun 9 14:26:39 UTC 2005

On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 09:01:41AM -0400, Taylor Jacob wrote:
> I have had a good number of people asking me about this card recently, and I
> have some news to report.. So here it is..
> I got my card for writing the drivers from at the end of last week.. I have it
> working except for proper signal monitoring.. It seems to deal with mutlipath
> much better than any other card I have (hd2k,hd3k,nxt2002 based Air2PC).  I
> haven't tried it with an omnidirectional antenna yet, but I can now get my PBS
> station without it breaking up at all.. I can now almost pull in my UPN station
> that I was unable to get at all with any of the other cards (This is probbably
> due to analog interference on an adjacent channel).. It does work for QAM fine
> and I watched DiscoveryHD with it for a few hours just to verify it does work
> for QAM..
> QAM Scan needs much work.. Yes I know..
> I had to go on the road for work, so I can't get the driver finished up until
> most likely Friday or later in the weekend..
> I also plan on reverting the siscan channel delete and re-add code since I see
> it causing way more problems than it should be at this point..

What is the terrain like where you live?  I've yet to see Multi Path be
even a minor issue unless you're downtown in a large city...


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