[mythtv-users] Radio tuner cards?

Bryce C Plug at bryceco.net
Thu Mar 6 00:46:38 UTC 2003


Found this. It's cheap, old, ISA and supported by the kernel.
ADS Cadet PC Radio RDX-1187- Radio Input Adapter ISA-Plug-In Card (FM/AM
RBDS)
http://www.meritline.com/adscaddatrad.html

On Tue, 2003-03-04 at 18:42, Michael D. Cencula wrote:
> My garage is under my computer room.  I'm usually listening to AM talk radio 
> on the way home from work.  When I drive up the driveway and into the garage, 
> the AM signal gets obliterated by a *LOT* of noise.  Hopefully my neighbors 
> don't try to listen to AM radio at home. ;-)  I wonder if the noise is coming 
> from the fans or the power supplies or what.   The computer room contains 8 
> computers ranging from an AMD 5x86-133 to an Athlon XP 2100+ (my myth box).
> 
> 
> On Tuesday 04 March 2003 16:53, Calvin Harrigan wrote:
> > 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?
> >
> > Calvin...
> >
> >
> > ----- 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
> >
> > really
> >
> > > >haven't been able to find any tuners that can handle AM radio.  Granted,
> >
> > I
> >
> > > >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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Bryce C <Plug at BryceCo.Net>
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