[mythtv-users] US cable companies and mandatory OTA channels

David Brieck Jr. dbrieck at gmail.com
Wed Jan 9 21:02:42 UTC 2008

On Jan 9, 2008 3:51 PM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 01/09/2008 03:21 PM, Marc Sherman wrote:
> > Kevin Bailey wrote:
> >
> >> It's also my understanding that myth will soon be able to
> >> record from multicast channels at the same time as the
> >> main channel. So potentially, your tuner count could go
> >> up by 4x.
> > Do you ever see anything actually worth recording broadcast on a
> > secondary subchannel? All the OTA stations around here only seem to
> > broadcast either SD versions of the same content, or weather/news/stocks
> > cruft on their secondary channels.
> Agreed.  I think the multirec is really only useful outside the US.
> Mike

PBS tends to have some useful multicast streams. Usually they are
shows that's aren't in HD to begin with so they run them on those
other channels and I can record them at my leisure.

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