Re: I get HD channels via analog cable
- From: "L Alpert" <alpertl@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2005 14:11:53 -0700
Dennis Mayer wrote:
> L Alpert wrote:
>> Dennis Mayer wrote:
>>> evilninjax@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>>> I haven't heard anyone else mention it, but i recently bought a
>>>> Samsung 50" DLP with an ATSC tuner. I messed with various antennae
>>>> trying to get HD OTA channels, but i could never get more than 1 or
>>>> 2. I gave up and accidentally managed to tune in an HD channel via
>>>> my analog cable (Cox). Then i set it to autoprogramm the channels
>>>> and found that I get the followign HD channels:
>>>> FOX, WB, NBC, PBS, ABC, CBS. All i really wanted it for is to
>>>> watch football and maybe baseball occassionally so i'm golden.
>>>> Well, except that the channels are not the same as listed on the
>>>> Samsung's TVGuide..
>>> If you have a very new HDTV with BOTH an ATSC and QAM digital Cable
>>> you can pick up the unscrambled digital Cable channels SD & HD via
>>> the QAM
>>> digital cable tuner via the Cable Co cable from the wall.
>>> QAM channel numbers run from 81.1 thru 124.20.......
>> My WS55511 picks up the unscrambled cable stations. I believe this
>> is a 2002 model for Mitsubishi....(not knowing what you consider to
>> be "very new").....
> What I meant to say was: Any QAM HDTV Tuner will pick up
> unscrambled Cable digital Programs.. Chances of buying a
> QAM tuner in a HDTV set is better now than a year(s) ago...
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