[mythtv-users] Radio tuner cards?

Calvin Harrigan calvinharrigan at earthlink.net
Tue Mar 4 21:53:11 UTC 2003

To be honest, I think the electrostatic/EMI environment in a pc is too harsh
to receive a usable AM signal...  AM is very prone to noise, ever turn on
the blender while listening to AM?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Middleswarth" <robert at middleswarth.net>
To: "barryc" <barryc at rjlsystems.com>; "Discussion about mythtv"
<mythtv-users at snowman.net>
Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 4:48 PM
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Radio tuner cards?

> barryc wrote:
> >I was wondering if anyone can recommend a radio tuner card that can pick
up AM
> >and FM stations.
> >
> >I've seen some TV tuners that claimed they could pick up FM radio, but I
> >haven't been able to find any tuners that can handle AM radio.  Granted,
> >really didn't look TOO hard.
> >
> >
> I rember reading somewhere that AM can't be done because the PC hardware
> block the AM radio waves.  Not sure how true that is but I have no
> reason to doubt it.
> Robert
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