BYU UUG MythTV Pre-Announcement

Kirk Lapray kirk.lapray at
Sat Jan 21 17:38:39 MST 2006

I am not aware of any HDTV cards out that even support the broadcast flag.
The bill was never passed (,
so no card is required to support it at this time.  Please, anyone correct
me on this if I am wrong.  For more information about this you can go to


On 1/21/06, Michael Torrie < torriem at> wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-01-21 at 12:58 -0700, Kirk Lapray wrote:
> > There are now many HDTV cards
> > that are supported in Linux.  It just depends on the features you
> want.  I
> > have seen an HDTV card for as low as $80 (AVerMedia AVerTVHD MCE A180 TV
> > Tuner), but it only has digital support, you can not use it to get
> analog
> > channels.  Which, at least for me, would be perfectly fine, since
> everything
> > I watch is on a digital channel anyway.
> Do these other HDTV cards ignore the broadcast flag?  If they don't then
> they are going to be more and more useless.  If I recall correctly,
> that was one of the better points about the pchdtv card.
> Michael
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