[mythtv-users] Quick and dirty workaround

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Tue Aug 10 18:33:17 EDT 2004

On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 03:00:07PM -0700, Bruce Markey wrote:
>   "FWIW, the reason that most cities (in fact, all cities)
>    do not have both is because there are minimum distance
>    requirements for both same-channel and adjacent-channel
>    frequency reuse, and they don't permit it."
> This says nothing about what happens in a location halfway
> between the stations that are a minimum distance apart or
> the fact that a station on one of these channels will cause
> interference on the other adjacent channel which is why a
> rule exists.

Would you be happier, Bruce, if I said SMSA's?

The original rule is quote here, from 1949:


> >> So I really have no clue where this idea came from :P
> I certainly agree that you've demonstrated having no clue
> concerning any facet of the subject or even what "idea" had
> been discussed =).
> As for the subject from last week before the off-topic pissing
> contest,

It wasn't, actually, a pissing content, until you so declared it.

> The relevant information is that there will be some degree of
> RF interference no matter where you are or which preset channel
> is chosen for output from one of these devices. Therefore, it is
> better to avoid RF altogether by using s-video or composite from
> the device if at all possible. However, if RF coax is used, the
> preset channel needs to be selectable and this is why there has
> to be a configuration option for myth because it cannot assume
> the preset channel for the signal coming from the device will
> always be "3" or will always be "4".

All this is well and goo (and accurate), but was not the original
posters' question: "what do I do about the 'tune card to' option since
my external box sends out video, not RF?"?

Cause that's what *I* thought he was asking about.

-- jra
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