[vdr] [Offtopic] US Television (near Washington D.C.)

Marco Göbenich mg at vierzehn.com
Thu Aug 3 00:00:47 CEST 2006


Hi!

One more question: Does anybody know what format does comcast send his 
digital programs over cable, I saw that they offering some digital 
packages as pay channels.

Regards

Marco


Simon Baxter schrieb:
> I'm using VDR in Bellevue, WA - but only analog with a Hauppauge PVR-150 
> card.
>
> The limited FTA channels in DVB-S (Satellite dish) stopped me buying such a 
> card.  Also DVB-T won't work as USA doesn't use that standard (ATSC). 
> Neither will DVB-C as they don't use that either!
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Marco Goebenich" <mg at vierzehn.com>
> To: "VDR Mailing List" <vdr at linuxtv.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 12:01 AM
> Subject: Re: [vdr] [Offtopic] US Television (near Washington D.C.)
>
>
> Hi!
>
> I won't only watch TV, I planning to use my vdr to record. But what I am
> asking me, could there most channels recieved digital via (DVB) or are
> there only analog signals.
>
> Regards
>
> Marco
>
>
> Timothy D. Lenz schrieb:
>   
>> I'm not in Washington, but getting channels in the US is basicly the same
>> everywhere. You need a TV that can work with NTSC signals insted of PAL. 
>> You
>> should be able to find some stations with just some "rabbit ear" antenas
>> that mount on the back of the TV. Or find a radio shack near you and get 
>> an
>> antena to put on your roof. The sales man can tell you whcih way to point 
>> it
>> and what channel numbers to expect to get. Then flip through the channels.
>> Should at the least have the 3 big old networks, CBS, NBC, and ABC. Don't
>> know what numbers they will fall on there. For cable you will likly have 
>> to
>> subscribe.
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Marco Göbenich" <mg at vierzehn.com>
>> To: "VDR Mailing List" <vdr at linuxtv.org>
>> Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 4:10 AM
>> Subject: [vdr] [Offtopic] US Television (near Washington D.C.)
>>
>>
>>
>>     
>>> Hi!
>>>
>>> Can somebody located in the US near Washington D.C. tell what US-wide
>>> tv-channels are broadcasted there, I need to know channels that
>>> broadcast mainly news/information.
>>> If you also can tell me how to recieve those channels (in Washington D.C
>>> via cable/satellite) it would be nice.
>>>
>>> Or does anybody know a page where a german can find out how the US tv
>>> market works with all ist's local stations?
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> Marco
>>>
>>>
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