[mythtv] HDHomeRun lineup.json for ATSC

David Hampton mythtv at love2code.net
Mon Sep 27 17:56:47 UTC 2021

On Mon, 2021-09-27 at 11:40 -0600, John P Poet wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 27, 2021 at 11:29 AM Klaas de Waal
> <klaas.de.waal at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I have been experimenting a bit with the ExternalRecorder of MythTV
> > together with the mythhdhrrecorder "MythTV External Recorder for
> > the SiliconDust HDHR tuners" of Gary Buhrmaster. This combination
> > makes it possible to record from the HDHomeRun using the HTTP
> > interface.
> > The HTTP interface is what is recommended to use by SiliconDust and
> > it is the only interface with which ATSC-3.0 channels can be
> > received.
> > For DVB I have now fixed the channel scan; this means that mythtv-
> > setup can, via the mythhdhrrecorder, import the channel list of the
> > HDHomeRun. Which is far more convenient than manually entering the
> > HDHomeRun channel list with mythtv-setup.
> > It would be great if this would work not only for DVB but also for
> > ATSC. However, I do expect that the channel list for ATSC does have
> > a different format than the channel list for DVB.
> > 
> > So the question is: can somebody with an ATSC HDHomeRun please
> > capture the lineup (the result of http:<ip_address>/lineup.json)
> > and post that here?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Klaas.
> > 
> Hi Klaas,
> I am attaching the requested data.
> I recently acquired a SiliconDust Flex which allows me to pull in
> ATSC 3.0. I only have one set of stations broadcasting in HEVC and
> they are currently just doing 1080p and stereo. I am hopeful they
> will start broadcasting some 4k content as well as atmos surround
> sound soon.
> Gary has written a tool which allows the channel table to be
> populated from SchedulesDirect data instead of doing a channel scan,
> but this is only viable if the user is using SchedulesDirect. I
> assume you are not, but you still might find these tools interesting:
> https://github.com/garybuhrmaster/MythUtil
> John

Hi Klaas,

Here's another sample lineup from a HDHR5-4K Connect 4K.


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