[mythtv-users] OT: mencoder recording

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Sep 16 02:22:56 UTC 2008

On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 2:18 PM, Bob <mythtv at cox.net> wrote:
> Nick Rout wrote:
>> I don't quite know what you mean by "on demand". Can you explain what
>> it is and how it differs from other TV channels, as well as the
>> delivery mechanism?
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> Sorry for my poor terminology, maybe this will help:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_on_demand
> In my case, there are unencrypted QAM channels that may or may not have
> content.  I tune to them most of the time and get a partial-lock.
> However, when someone in my neighborhood is watching a show I can see
> (and record) that show.

OK I see, so there is no predictability about when something will be
on. tricky.

If it always uses the same tuning parameters, can't you just set it up
as a channel and do a manual recording when you motice something
playing (how you notice I am unsure).

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