[mythtv-users] BBC HD on Freesat

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Sun May 11 01:23:51 UTC 2008

On 10/05/2008, Wayne Roberts <wayneandleanne at googlemail.com> wrote:
> how easy was freesat to setup with mythtv and what card are people using

Scanning for free-to-air (FTA) satellite channels is supported within
mythtvsetup, and there is currently a now/next EPG available for DVB-S
channels. The 'proper' FreeSat EPG will hopefully be supported in the
future. You could use the tv_grab_uk_rt XMLTV grabber to get 14 days'
weorth of listings for the key FreeSat channels, but there are many
more viewable channels available (i.e. besides those included under
the FreeSat banner) than the uk_rt grabber currently has support for.

For a list of currently supported DVB-S devices, see
http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-S_Devices. I'm using a Hauppauge
Nova-S Plus PCI card for testing, and it's working well.

Nick Morrott

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