[mythtv-users] alternate audio input? (radioSHARK)

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 00:16:59 UTC 2011

On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 2:46 AM, Josh Rosenberg <mythtv at desh.info> wrote:
> Hi, folks.  Question for you about alternate audio inputs.
> I have a radioSHARK on my server, which is a USB device that can tune
> AM and FM radio.  It's available to ALSA.  I would like to
> occasionally use the input from the radioSHARK for a recording instead
> of the usual input.  (I like the radio announcers for my local sports
> teams more than the TV ones.)  Is this possible?  And, for extra
> credit, would it be possible to use the input after it's processed
> through something like sox?  Perhaps it's possible to create a fake
> capture card using one of my tuners for video but something else for
> audio?
> My current setup is a single combined FE/BE with an HDHR (the old
> non-prime dual model) as the only tuner.  There's no point in my setup
> where audio and video are transmitted through separate cables.
> Thanks for your help!

Maybe you could record the streams separately and run a script after
the recording to mux the video with the externally recorded sound.

Of course then you would have to wait for the game to finish in order
to watch it, and more than likely someone will tell you the result
before you watch it!

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