[ale] OT: DTV & HDTV w/PC (was pci video card with TV in)
pete.hardie at sciatl.com
Fri Apr 25 10:11:51 EDT 2003
CB Genrich wrote:
> > How far out of the city is the signal still good?
> People in Peachtree City (way SW) and in Big Canoe (about 50
> miles N) report great standard and high definition digital reception
> on all of these channels except 54. That transmitter is located way
> NW of Atlanta, and the problem with that is that people adjust their
> antennas facing the big city.
> In short, if you get decent conventional analog reception, you'll
> most likely get solid digital reception. But most people have no
> real idea what their analog TV reception is like, and haven't tried
> an antenna in a long time. I personally have been able to get all
> of them except 54 using a coat hanger at 10 to 12 miles out. Channel
> 54 is about 25 miles for me and comes in fine if I aim an antenna
> towards it.
Way cool. I gotta check this out.
Pete Hardie | Goalie, DVSG Dart Team
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