[linux-dvb] Poor reception with tuners but fine on regular DTV??

Dom H speedsix.lists at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 29 13:39:08 CET 2007

Just a thought but would some sort of booster help?


On 28/10/2007, Dom H <speedsix.lists at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Dual pci Nova-T's, Ubuntu Gutsy.
> Just moved house recently, set my machine up and reception was very
> poor on a particular multiplex (the itv ch4 one) I assumed I'd need to
> rescan as maybe I need to be tuning to a different transmitter now.
> Did a full scan with MythTV but still poor reception and ITV missing.
> Tried a scan with dvb-utils 'scan uk-Mendip' and got the same result.
> I assumed the reception in this area was poor but I took the aerial
> out of the pc and plugged it into my lcd dtv and the reception was
> fine and it found all channels with a full signal strength (mythtv
> reports 20-25% strength)
> I was on mendip transmitter previously, moved further north to Bristol
> area and it still seems to be tuning to mendip(same freqs) and not the
> closer but weaker Kings Weston transmitter. I assume doing a full scan
> in myth would just choose the strongest signals or do I need to
> specify I want some mplexs from one transmitter and the others from
> another?
> Any advice greatly appreciated as I'm a bit stuck. Obviously it's not
> my aerial feed as my regular tv is fine.
> Thanks
> Dom

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