[mythtv-users] did i understand this right

Andrew Burgess aab at cichlid.com
Sun Sep 9 14:13:24 UTC 2007

>I used to use MythStream, but it has the serious disadvantage that it's
>a visual plugin and I don't want to cycle the bulb on my TV just to
>"turn on the radio."  I used it "in the blind" for a while, but
>occasionally would "get lost," so, eventually, I gave up and wrote a
>(hack of a script) that basically plays my "favorite" 'net radio station
>using mplayer.  I use irexec to call the script for a remote button press.
>Mike "radio without turning on the TV" Dean

Consider using voice prompts over the same speakers the radio plays.

With my home automation system, I can select radio mode, then as I up/down 
channel, I get the call letters spoken as I change stations.

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list