[mythtv-users] Two odd issues with NBC DTV recordings

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Oct 2 02:23:44 UTC 2008

On Oct 1, 2008, at 7:14 PM, Kevin Kuphal wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 5:32 PM, Tom Dexter  
> <digitalaudiorock at gmail.com> wrote:
> I record OTA DTV broadcast out of New York City.  Over the past couple
> of weeks I've noticed two issues that only occur with recordings from
> NBC (channel 4.1)...nothing serious but odd.  I already know that NBC
> is notorious for strange things like switching frame rates for
> commercials and missing progressive and interlaced frames etc...maybe
> this stuff is related.  The issues are only on recordings from the
> past few weeks and don't occur with what older NBC recordings I have.
> I've done no updates to anything in that time.
> First of all, very often when I jump ahead or back in the recording I
> get temporary pixelation, almost as though it's not finding a key
> frame or something.
> I've noticed the same thing on our NBC HD recordings here near  
> Chicago via QAM cable.

I've always gotten that on my NBC recordings and chalked it up to  
"that's how 1080i content is" since I don't have any other 1080i  
station to compare it to.
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