[mythtv-users] One channel produces "killer" shows

Kevin J. Cummings cummings at kjchome.homeip.net
Fri Nov 20 15:54:07 UTC 2009

On 11/20/2009 10:01 AM, Patrick Doyle wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 12:39 AM, Kevin Bailey
> <ke-myth at retriever.dyndns.org> wrote:
>> I have a weird problem that I haven't seen any mention of.
>> I can play shows from all channels except for one - CBS.
>> I thought I just had one bad recording but I've learned
>> that all recordings of all shows on the channel are "bad".
> Are you receiving your shows OTA in the greater Boston area?  I was
> playing with my television the other day and changed to channel 7-1
> (which, I figure has a 1/3 chance of being CBS), and saw a prerecorded
> message explaining that channel 7 had changed frequencies and that I
> should do a rescan.  I did that, found channel 7-1 again, and disabled
> the old channel 7-1.

Yes, Channel 7, WHDH, NBC, was having problems with viewer reception in
some areas on the frequency they were using (VHF 7), so they went back
to they frequency they used during the analog/digital simulcast (UHF 42).

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Kevin J. Cummings
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