[mythtv-users] ATSC EIT

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Wed Jul 11 23:28:44 UTC 2007

> Not sure if this is the same thing or not.. but my new HDTV has a tv guide
> that appears to be different than the ATSC EIT that is sent on the HDTV
> channels. I get tv guide info OTA for ALL stations in my area.. not just
> HDTV ones.  The TV has to be 'off' in order for the tv guild to be updated.
> I get a couple of weeks worth of guide info for all of the locast OTA stations
> in my area.
> Can  mythtv receive these tv guide type broadcast?

No these are proprietary data broadcast by Gemstar
(aka TV Guide) over-the-air and deciphered by a
Gemstar proprietary application which also downloads
additional advertising.

-- Daniel

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