[mythtv] DSMCC testing and sample request

Scott Theisen scott.the.elm at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 17:23:44 UTC 2022

On 7/26/22 23:53, Stephen Worthington wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Jul 2022 15:14:05 -0400, you wrote:
>> To those who have access to DSMCC/MHEG streams,
>> Does it work in MythTV as a video instead of a recording?  If so, how
>> would one go about testing it?  Additionally, I would like a sample with
>> those streams so I can test it myself.
>> Thanks,
>> Scott Theisen
> In New Zealand MHEG5 is used to send the official EPG data for our
> DVB-T free-to-air broadcasts.  Is that of interest?  We use tools like
> mhegepgsnoop or EPG collector to capture the data.  It is also
> supported by tvheadend, and it is possible to download the tvheadend
> EPG data for use externally.  You can get the MHEG5 data from a
> recording of a multiplex if all the streams are recorded.  That is
> currently how it is done here by people using mhegepgsnoop with HDHR
> tuners as mhegepgsnoop does not (yet) support HDHRs and can not tune
> them or receive from them.  You need to record about a minute of the
> full multiplex to ensure you have all the carousel data within the
> recording.
> I should be able to provide a full multiplex recording on my web
> server if that would help.  Our DVB-T multiplexes seem to be
> transmitting at 25-26 Mbits/s, so the file will be reasonably large.

I'm not quite sure that is exactly what I am looking for, but I could 
give it a try.



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