[mythtv] Ticket #2087: Clean up NTSC cable frequency tables

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Jul 25 16:48:14 UTC 2006

On 07/25/06 12:40, Daniel Kristjansson wrote:

>On Tue, 2006-07-25 at 12:29 -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>On 07/25/06 11:51, Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
>>>On Tue, 2006-07-25 at 01:22 -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>>>If that's not changed, the table created by 
>>>>the "cablehigh0" definition is missing channels 93 and 94 (and those 
>>>>that exist are at the wrong frequencies).
>>>cablehigh should only include channels above 730Mhz in frequency, but the
>>>enumeration should match the tables...
>>730MHz?  Currently for standard it starts at channel 78, which has a 
>>center frequency of 549MHz.
>Make that 530Mhz :)

Understood. :)

>>For this I think I should modify scanwizardhelper to label it "Cable ?RC 
>>76+" and fix the enumeration to start at 76.
>I would probably call it "Cable High" and leave the actual channels out of
>it. But basically the enumeration should start at 76 for now. There is
>no exact cut-off, basically the cable providers tend to stick digital
>channels above the analog ones. cablehigh is intended to allow you to
>skip most of the low frequencies so that the scan doesn't spend minutes
>scanning channels where there probably aren't any digital transports. My
>first digital channels are in the 80's...

Sounds good.  And, the channel numbers in the UI are likely to cause 
more confusion than benefit.

Thanks for walking me through this.  I'll get patches in #2087 shortly.


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