[mythtv-users] Listings for radio channels on freesat

Andrew Williams andy at tensixtyone.com
Wed Jun 18 15:07:00 UTC 2008

2008/6/18 Robin Neatherway <robthebob at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> I'm interested in recording a few radio programmes to listen to on my
> phone later. I'm currently using freesat in the UK so was wondering
> what people would suggest for getting listings for these channels.
> Currently I am thinking about the following options:
> * radiotimes xmltv feed. I use this for all my other channels, but it
> doesn't appear to carry data for the radio channels based on
> tv_grab_uk_rt --list-channels | grep -i radio
> * bleb xmltv feed. This appears to have data for the radio channels,
> but I'm not sure how Myth would like using two xmltv grabbers. It
> doesn't have listings for all the channels and the listings seem to be
> lower quality on average so I wouldn't want to move all my channels to
> this feed.
> * Now and Next EIT. Probably the easiest option, and I guess it would
> catch what I wanted most of the time.
> * Freesat EPG. Patch-time! Would rather avoid this, merely because it
> is the most invasive, but would be prepared to do it if no other good
> option presented itself.

Unfortunately it looks like you'll be stuck with EIT. I've used EIT
for my listings on other sources, and as mentioned about RT is useless
and bleb is unreliable...

Andrew Williams
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