[mythtv-users] Lost channels after dvb-t transport scan (UK)

Roy Lofthouse lofty69 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 11:07:05 UTC 2008

On 10/04/2008, David Watkins <watkinshome at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/04/2008, Roy Lofthouse <lofty69 at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > Just done a re-scan of my channels but now I am missing channels on a
>  > couple of transports.
>  >
>  > I have two dvb-t cards and they have both been working fine up until
>  > now (I've not done a scan for as long as I can remember before this).
>  >
>  > One of the cards has picked up all the channels (Avermedia) but the
>  > other (Hauppauge) has lost at least 4/5 channels
>  >
>  > Done a search on gossamer but can't seem to find anything relevant.
>  >
>  > Anyone have any ideas?
> It's probably worth finding out which channels are missing and having
>  a look here
>  http://www.ukfree.tv/txlist.php
>  to see if it's a particular multiplex that you've lost.  Sometimes you
>  can force the scan to find a particular multiplex my entering the
>  frequency and mode paramaters manually.

will check this a little later

>  Are both your cards configured to use the same source?  I'd have
>  thought that they should be, unless you have decryption on one of them
>  giving you more channels.
>  If they are both using the same source then presumably it's a signal
>  quality issue and one card is working better than the other.  Have you
>  tried swapping your input cables over?

yes and yes.

>  I'm not sure why a signal quality issue would suddenly bite you but
>  maybe some channels have moved around and there's now some
>  interference on channels you'd like to watch.

yes it's a bit of an odd one.. thanks for the reply.

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