[mythtv-users] Understanding HD Antennas ( was HDHomeRun and jumpy video)

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Sat Sep 15 16:54:31 UTC 2007

Kevin Hulse napsal(a):
> On Sat, Sep 15, 2007 at 09:33:05AM -0700, Yan Seiner wrote:
>> Kevin Hulse napsal(a):
>>> 	Say I live in one of those prissy suburban subdivisions with
>>> an HOA. Can I mount my antenna lower? Mebbe use a longer range antenna
>>> than I would if it were on the roof?
>> In the US, your HOA *CANNOT* control, limit, or even regulate in any way 
>> OTA antennas.  Per federal law, beaten to death on this list every so often.
>> You can put up a reasonable antenna for personal use and you don't have 
>> to ask permission - or even file a notice with them.
>      What makes you think I can get away with something "reasonable"?
Reasonable being not endangering life or safety.

>      What makes you think the yuppie neighbors would agree with my idea of "reasonable"?
It's defined in the law.

>      Intentionally pissing off all the neighbors might be something I can manage to do
>      under the color of law. It doesn't necessarily mean that it's a bright thing to do
>      or something that someone with an actual law license would recommend.
Why the hostility?  Dude, I just pointed out the law.

>      The great beauty of technology is the fact that I can use it to route around annoying people.
> [deletia]
>      Yeah, "Piss off all your neighbors because the law allows" you is great advice.
It's not advice.  It's a fact. Take it or leave it.  Take a chill pill, 


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