[mythtv] DVB scan for PBS stations on AMC3 failure

Endaf Jones jonese at zener.com
Mon Sep 4 14:03:56 UTC 2006

On 9/3/06, Zdzislaw Gorlicki <zdzisekg at comcast.net> wrote:

> Endaf Jones wrote:

> > Using SVN of a few days ago (upgraded from 0.19-fixes)
> >
> > Scanning for ATSC broadcasts via DVB-S card appear not to be working.
> > I get to the scanning dialog, but it stops at 3% and times out with a
> > "Timeout Scanning Frequency 12110000 -- no tables".
> >
> > Is this because mythtv is expecting DVB tables (becuase I'm using a
> > DVB card) but the PBS broadcasts on satellite AMC3 is actually
> > broadcasting ATSC instead?
> >
> > If so, is the solution to have selectable toggle for ATSC/DVB during scan?
> >

> it works for me. You need to first define the trensponder and set it as
> ATSC. then you can scan using "existing transponder scan)

Yes, that's true, but I had to edit the dtv_multiplex table manually
to do that (unless there was another way that I missed?).  The GUI
should have the option to handle this situation.

# Endaf

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