[mythtv-users] slightly OT: clear QAM channels in Cambridge, MA

Quinten Steenhuis qsteenhuis at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 16:15:03 UTC 2010

On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 12:24 AM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 7:33 PM, Quinten Steenhuis <qsteenhuis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Just moved to North Cambridge, MA (0140). Previously I was able to
>> receive many unencrypted local HD channels using an HD-Homerun box.
>> Now I am only able to see a low-quality digital SD version of the
>> local channels. The lineup on the SiliconDust website shows many more
>> channels as visible. I tried scanning in MythTV Setup with
>> US-Cable-Standard, HRC and IRC.
>> Anybody have any luck with this?
> Well, you neglected to say which provider's feed you were scanning,
> and that does make a big difference... :) I know of someone who was in
> the Cambridge area, iirc, who couldn't get anything high definition
> without a set top box on one of the providers (can't recall who, but
> it wasn't Comcast or Verizon).

Sorry, forgot to say it is Comcast.

> You might also try asking on the Boston Linux/UNIX 'discuss' mailing
> list, there are a number of Cambridge area residents using mythtv on
> it. I'm on that list too myself, but I live a bit further north (with
> Verizon FiOS TV, and I get the HD channels fine, fwiw).

Thank you, I'll try asking on that list.

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list