[mythtv-users] HD canada

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Tue Apr 17 16:21:49 UTC 2007

Daniel Agar wrote:
>> At 12:07 AM -0400 4/17/07, Daniel Agar wrote:
>>> What are other Canadians doing for HD content? I can't receive any atsc
>>> broadcasts where I'm located so what other options do we have in Canada
>>> (Southern Ontario). After some quick googling I haven't seen any success
>>> stories in using rogers digital STBs with firewire or anything with bell
>>> expressvu other than PVR 150x with IR blasters.
>> You don't say where you are located--a lot of Southern Ontario _can_
>> receive digital OTA.  Have a look at Digital Home Canada's OTA Reception
>> forum:
>> http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=129
>> Can't help you with firewiring STBs--never done that.
>> Craig
> I'm located in Stratford. From what I've read it looks like I'm outside of
> the max range for pretty much every tower transmitting atsc.
Unfortunately, yes, it looks like you are in no-mans land for OTA. The 
only one I could see being available is the Kitchener CTV affiliate 
CKCO, but they don't transmit in HD yet, and I don't know if they have 
any plans to in the near future. Your only option is an STB with 
firewire, I think.


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