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DVR recording of off-the-air television signals

There are disk based digital video recorders available (Direct TV and TiVo) that record TV programming. In order to use them, it is my understanding you must be a cable subscriber or a satellite subscriber. What if your television reception is off-the-air? Is there a comparable product for use with off-the-air signals? I know you can use a VCR or a DVD format to record off-the-air but is there a computer disk based unit similar to the Direct TV and TiVo units?
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Jerry Proctor

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  • jraabe Feb 22, 2009

    Can a Tivo DVR be programed for off air recording (like a VCR)?

    There are lots of inexpensive units now available if they could be used this way. (See surpluscomputers.com)

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TiVo works with 'off the air' TV watchers as wellNot really worth the extra money though if you just have VHF and UHF channels.

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