[mythtv-users] UK: BBCi / "red button" on Freesat

Stephen Bridges widget at stdin.co.uk
Tue Dec 1 21:02:32 UTC 2009

On Tuesday 01 December 2009 20:54:59 Robert Longbottom wrote:
> Stephen Bridges wrote:

> The additional interactive video content is actually provided on normal
> channels which you can just tune like any other channel.  Their numbers
> (on my system) are 6880...6886 and are called STREAM-0...6.  It's a bit
> hit and miss what appears on which stream, but one usually contains some
> kind of menu showing mini images of what is on the others.

Ah, this is the information I was after.  I'll re-enable those channels.

> I've always wondered if it is possible to get the "red button" to work
> "properly", but I've never actually looked into it....

Presumably this mechanism is the same as the freeview one, where there's some 
kind of MHEG instruction to change channel, like 301 on freeview?


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