[mythtv-users] Re: HD-3000 availability (was: HDTV on Myth --
is it a "myth?")
John Patrick Poet
john at BlueSkyTours.com
Mon Oct 11 21:27:21 UTC 2004
On Mon, 11 Oct 2004, Tom Dombrosky wrote:
> > I recently found out that my local cable company sends out HD in unencrypted
> > QAM, but at such a high frequency that most tuners cannot lock onto the
> > signal.
> > John
> Are you sure they're not just using virtual channels? My cable
> company maps the hd channels in the 700 range but they are actually in
> the 100s and can be picked up by any qam card.
Possible. They guy that told me this info has never actually used a
computer tuner to tune in HD. He said that TV's with built in QAM could not
do it, though.
When pcHDTV comes out with QAM drivers I will give it a try.
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