[mythtv-users] ATSC Channel.conf
michael.haan at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 21:00:03 EST 2005
On 12/20/05, Michael Haan <michael.haan at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> > 130
> > or so, plus some sports net channels. No HD stations are broadcast in
> > the
> > clear.
> > As for a digital cable box, it's not "useless for Myth" I feed it into a
> > PVR
> > 250 card using SVideo, and use an IR Blaster to control the channel.
> > David
> > -----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
> > QAM
> > > > > 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
> > mythtvsetup.
> > > > 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
> > awesome.
> > Norm
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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....
To all, FWIW, Geoffrey's post above has been very useful. One issue I have
is that I found that ESPNHD was unencrypted (when scanning under windows),
but it doesn't seem to have shown-up under this method. Also, there are
several channels which are missing an identifier. Anyonw know why these two
situations would arise?
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