[mythtv-users] Strange DVB-T Interference Any Ideas

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Thu Dec 18 03:06:05 UTC 2008

Mike Perkins wrote:
> Round here all the bird spikes are plastic, I wouldn't have thought they'd make 
> too much difference to the signal.

Nope, those would be fine.  I've only seen aluminum ones, I think.

> Seriously, an intermittent like the OP described might also mean a dodgy joint 
> or water in the cable. Would be worth checking.

Indeed, especially if he's using the usual cable TV "F" connectors.
They aren't waterproof and they corrode easily.

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