[mythtv-users] HDHomerun tuner flaky recordings

Kevin Johnson iitywygms at gmail.com
Fri Feb 2 23:26:34 UTC 2024

I've got my antenna mounted in the Attic in the garage.
One day I switched over the garage lights to LEDs. For a few days after
that I couldn't figure out why the signal had gone to crap. The LED lights
interfered with the reception.
I've heard microwaves can screw things up too. Just something else to check.

On Fri, Feb 2, 2024, 6:07 PM Mike Perkins <mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk>

> On 02/02/2024 20:31, Phill Edwards wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> Sounds like you need a better antenna if possible..
> >>
> >
> > Thanks. I was wondering if this might be the problem. I think the
> existing
> > antenna has probably been in place since the house was built 23 years ago
> > and was geared to analogue TV. So maybe I need to invest in a new
> antenna.
> >
> Sometimes the antenna looks fine but can still cause trouble.
> I had to change mine because some frequencies were updated, and when the
> guy got up there he found
> the box where the cable is terminated was full of water. I still had the
> whole thing replaced, such
> that the booster amp I had installed originally had to be removed because
> the signal is now too strong!
> Oh, and I have a line of trees and a hill between me and the transmitter.
> Most of the time there's
> no trouble but when the winds blow... I get exactly what you described.
> Even so, the HDHR does a
> much better job of handling the interference than the original STB does.
> --
> Mike Perkins
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