comcast and kbyu

Brad Midgley bmidgley at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 10:25:24 MDT 2011


QAM describes the digital modulation for digital tv over cable. If you
go into something like hdhomerun/mythtv, you would find it useful to
know that comcast uses QAM-256 so that is what you tell myth to scan.

On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 10:16 AM, Eric Jacobs <eric at chomp.us> wrote:
>
> On Oct 19, 2011, at 10:12 AM, Merrill Oveson wrote:
>
>> what's OTA and QAM?
>
> OTA = Over The Air
>
> QAM = Quadrature Amplitude Modulation, but the acronym is also used to refer to QAM tuners, not just the modulation scheme.
>
> Here is the difference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QAM_(television) and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quadrature_amplitude_modulation
>
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