[mythtv-users] How to deal with moving QAM channels?

Craig Treleaven ctreleaven at cogeco.ca
Mon Dec 17 20:28:45 UTC 2007

At 12:13 PM -0800 12/17/07, Michael Rice wrote:
>On Dec 17, 2007 3:35 AM, Mark Small <msmall at eastlink.ca> wrote:
>> This issue is  what has been keeping me from fully employing my QAM tuner
>> (Avermedia A180) in mythtv.  I'm afraid of my WAF dropping through the
> > basement after missing recordings due to moving QAM channels.  ...
>For hdhr anyway I think I could write a script that could detect
>changes.  I'll probably work on that a bit but since the channels
>change so infrequently it'll be a little hard to test.

I kept thinking someone else would mention this, but any cable provider offering pay-per-view is likely to have quite a few 'channels' that are there one day and  different the next.  Maybe some providers encrypt these channels but mine doesn't.


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