[mythtv-users] New system w poor quality picture

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Sun Jun 14 10:00:24 UTC 2009

Z F wrote:
>> 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.
> I have no idea why in the US, HD is broadcast over the air. I think they will
> stop it and will simply send DTV multiplexed. If you want more -- pay for
> cable. THis is just inline with the ruling to stop high definition analog
> outputs... so no-one can make copies..
I'm confused. HD *is* DTV (and SD can also be DTV) and it *is* multiplexed.
Whether it's distributed by cable or over the air is an entirely different matter.


Mike Perkins

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