[mythtv-users] Supporting schedulesdirect.org

Andrew Gallatin gallatin at cs.duke.edu
Thu Aug 9 13:03:25 UTC 2007

David Shay [david at shay.net] wrote:
> On 8/8/07, Don Smith <dcsmith at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Isn't it true that there is more vbi data available than this. My
> > understanding is that local pbs stations broadcast a full lineup for all
> > channels many days in advance.
> Yes, this is what powers the TV Guide on Screen service in some
> VCR's/DVR's.  This data comes from Gemstar and is redistributed by
> local PBS stations typically.  Unfortunately, this data is encrypted,
> and to get the keys/data formats, you must acquire a license from
> Gemstar.

Is there any way to view the encrypted data stream with
an ATSC tuner card?


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