[mythtv-users] ATSC Channel.conf
michael.haan at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 19:54:55 EST 2005
On 12/20/05, David Ellis <david at ellisonline.ca> wrote:
> Hi Norm,
> Like yourself I have both a Rogers Digital TV Box, Rogers Analog (channels
> 1-80 or so), and recently Rogers Digital over QAM 256.
> With a HD3000 you can receive about 40 or so Digital TV stations that are
> transmitted unencrypted. I do this to receive channels 102 through about
> or so, plus some sports net channels. No HD stations are broadcast in the
> As for a digital cable box, it's not "useless for Myth" I feed it into a
> 250 card using SVideo, and use an IR Blaster to control the channel.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Mlists
> Sent: Tuesday, December 20, 2005 2:44 PM
> To: Discussion about mythtv; R. Geoffrey Newbury
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] ATSC Channel.conf
> On Tue, 2005-20-12 at 10:34 -0500, R. Geoffrey Newbury wrote:
> > On Mon, 19 Dec 2005 22:31:24 -0500, Michael Haan wrote:
> > >
> > > > Trying to find-out how I discover and import the list of available
> > > > channels for use with my HD3000, in my area. Can't seem to find a
> > > > decent tutorial, or the necessary resources.
> > >
> > > There are recent emails about that here. You can scan using
> > > Make sure that mythbackend has stopped first.
> > Using an HD3000 to receive QAM broadcasts in myth requires some hands-on
> > work *after* doing a scan. The HD card + mythtv combo does not populate
> > the mysql database with the correct entries (at least not yet..)
> > Browse to:
> I currently have an analog card to pick up my Rogers cable channels but
> are you telling me that with a DVB-T card I can get the digital
> channels? I have a digital box but its useless with Mythtv. The analog
> signal looks crappy so if I can get the digital signal, that would be
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Ok, I'm making some progress on this, but *wow*, this shouldn't be this
hard. Not to discourage new folks - it's not crazy hard, just seems like we
could do a better job of centralizing info and automating processes.... I
know, I know, I'm welcome to do it. Wish I understood better what I'm
doing, then maybe I would....
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