[linux-dvb] Tuning Issue - Southern UK

Soyeb Aswat soyeb at btinternet.com
Tue Jan 24 13:19:02 CET 2006


Hi,

> I think the aerial is the problem. I split the aerial where it comes
> through the wall and when send one lead to the freeview box and one to
> the computer I get bad reception on the computer. But when I just have
> one wire from the wall to the computer, or even if I just unplug the
> aerial from the freeview box I get good reception. Is it possible that
> the freeview box is corrupting the signal somehow?

Having more than one device connected reduces the signal strength to
both devices.  What's likely is that the tuner isn't too sensitive in
your DVB stick.  You could try adding an amplifier to see if that helps,
or do the below.

> Anyway for now the solution is to unplug the old freeview box and
> train the wife to use MythTV.

Hee hee.

Soyeb





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