[mythtv-users] Digital Television In US

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue May 16 15:42:01 EDT 2006

On 5/16/06, Ivan Kowalenko <ivan.kowalenko at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm wondering, besides digital cable (SD), and HDTV, what ways are there to
> get digital television in the United States, in Standard Def? I find it
> absurd that the only way to get digital SD is to go from a digital cable box
> to an analog line into a capture card. Isn't there some way of getting
> digital SD over arial transmissions (like DVB-T) or through a HD cable box,
> without having to convert back to analog? I know that there's some free
> DVB-S stuff for the US, and that apparently some channels support DVB-T in
> the US (though there seems to be no way of finding out, short of calling the
> station or buying a DVB-T card yourself).
> Thanks for the help.

there are some FTA DVB satelites, the Astra's come to mind. Even the
Dish satelites have a few FTA channels iirc. check lyng-sat.com

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