[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.
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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