[mythtv-users] New system w poor quality picture

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Sat Jun 13 11:56:04 UTC 2009

Paul Gardiner wrote:
> Z F wrote:
>> Hello Paul
>> Do not know if you got the answer on your question, but
>> digital antenna is just an antenna. It is a marketing trick,
>> nothing more.
> Yes thanks. It wasn't that that was confusing me. Here in the UK
> we don't have HD over the air. Instead we have several SD channels
> multiplexed on each frequency. I'd just never thought it through
> far enough to realise that there'd be no problem sending HD
> over the air, so I was surprised to hear of it.
ACtually, there *is* HD over the air (DVB-T). Both BBC and ITV are trial-running 
HD transmissions from certain locations. Not having any means of displaying HD 
I've not been paying too much attention, but they are certainly available in 
some areas.


Mike Perkins

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