[mythtv-users] Indoor HD antenna question
darylangela at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 10:33:55 UTC 2018
On Mon, Apr 9, 2018, 5:22 AM John Pilkington <J.Pilk at tesco.net> wrote:
> On 09/04/18 08:59, John Pilkington wrote:
> > On 08/04/18 16:15, Barry Martin wrote:
> >> Ashu:
> >>> 1. Added antenna to the backend.
> >>> 2. Went to mythtv-setup - selected card type as "DVB-T/S/C, ATSC or
> >>> ISDB-T"
> >>> 1. This brought the DVB device type as
> >>> /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0
> >>> 2. Frontend ID came to: Air2PC v2
> >>> 3. No channels found on scan.
> >> Ignore my comment on this section not looking right: you're using an
> >> electronic antenna device and I was thinking of just a passive antenna.
> >> Barry
> > Nothing wrong with what you said. It looks as if the 'device' is an
> > antenna with a dvb tuner/adapter. It still needs to be in a place where
> > there is a strong enough signal and pointing in a suitable but perhaps
> > unpredictable direction.
> Googling suggests that the Air2PC isn't a part of the 'antenna' but a
> normal dvb/ATSC tuner. I had the impression from Ashu's post that it
> was a new part of his system and integrated into the 'antenna' package.
> Perhaps not. OTA TV reception, especially with an indoor antenna, will
> always be critically dependent on local conditions - including the
> movements of people in the room.
> I would suggest positioning the antenna with the TV's tuner, when you know
> you have a good singal then introduce Myth to the equasion.
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