[mythtv-users] Slow getting locks on all channels tonight

George Nassas gnassas at mac.com
Tue Aug 30 15:25:03 UTC 2011

On 2011-08-30, at 3:46 AM, Ian Evans wrote:

> Clears skies here in Toronto, about 17 Celsius (62F). Happening to
> both the local channels and the nearby Buffalo ones.

I'm also in Toronto. All my evening and late night recordings went OK although lately CBS has been hard to get in the afternoon for some reason. Do you have a TV with an ATSC tuner that you can use to A/B test your myth tuner?

You're probably having some hardware issue with your setup but in any case for future local OTA reception issues in Canada you should be hanging out here:


it's pretty active and people are quickly on top of glitches. Also, this is the season for tropospheric ducting so you might want to monitor the tropo forecasts at:


it looks like things were quiet on Monday but should get lively on Wed/Thu.

Finally, as you know, things are changing on Thursday with the analog shutdown. There's a good summary graphic here:


More than you asked for but there it is.

- George
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