[mythtv-users] OTA broadcast tweaks and settings

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Jul 3 18:57:19 UTC 2009

On 07/03/2009 02:53 PM, Kevin Johnson wrote:
> Since we all now have digital tv ota in the us, I decided to give it a go.
> I am on the fringe area of reception and get between of 4.5 - 4.8 sn ratio.  I know that is not good but it is the best I can get.  Believe me.
> I use one hdhomerun and 2 ati hdtv cards.  Both work great btw.
> What I would like to know is how to better set up mythbuntu to handle the signal drop outs.
> For instance.  I notice when I start to get pixilazation,  the live tv buffer will show that I am a minute or two behind the actual broadcast.  When I try to fast forward, it locks, or the picture and sound will pause every second or two.

Don't fast-forward through these broken areas.  Use jump/skip, instead. 
Basically, there's nothing Myth can do to make it easier to decode
garbage, so you just have to not play those parts...


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