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post #16 of 18 (permalink) Old 2012-04-13, 12:07 AM
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For recording HD you need an HD PVR from Rogers, or an HDPVR like the Hauppauge. See the following FAQ on Recording HD.

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=14099

I've moved your post to this existing thread which you started where this has already been discussed. The RF-coax is NTSC SD video and mono audio, as mentioned previously.

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post #17 of 18 (permalink) Old 2012-04-13, 10:09 AM
 
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Mine's in the attic and works fine. I live in Milton, and get all the Buffalo and Toronto HD channels crystal-clear.

The purists will tell you not to do it in the attic, but it keeps my wife and neighbours happy. ;-)
So the attic installation will not cause any signal quality problems? Obviously there must not be line of sight problems (I'm assuming your antenna is in a closed-in attic and the signal is being received through your roof/shingles, etc). I'm along the 401 in Mississauga and would probably be in a similar situation as you in terms of what I should be able to receive.

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post #18 of 18 (permalink) Old 2012-04-13, 02:19 PM
 
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I've not compared the attic signal to a roof signal, but assume that there is a degradation going through my roof deck and asphalt shingles.

I have two CM4221 antennas vertically stacked, and get most channels reliably. CBS can be glitchy during fog but good enough for what I need.
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