[mythtv-users] [RFC] Proposed settings rework

David Knight dlknight at sdf.lonestar.org
Fri Nov 6 10:57:43 UTC 2009

On Fri, November 6, 2009 12:58 am, Nick Rout wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 1:46 PM, Richard Morton
> <richard.e.morton at gmail.com> wrote:
>> maybe this is a little ambitious, but a communit submission of
>> settings by trusted members may be workable in the following
>> scenario...
>> create profiles that meet requirements:
>> - Freeview in the UK (DVB-Tv UK profile using EIT)
>> � - using certain **very** supported v4l cards such as the hauppauge
>> Nova-T500
>> - freesat
>> � �- using dvb-s hauppauge card
>> the idea being reducing the barriers to entry by creating presets for
>> common scenarios so that user can find it eaier - if having certain
>> sets of hardware. Lets be frank to setup a myth box people have
>> usually bought hardware specifically for the job, and therefore lets
>> get those users up and running quickly, once they have it working
>> maybe they'll work with it to tweak there settings and maybe help us
>> to create profle (such as dvb-t in the uk with a profile for radio
>> times xml feed, or a profile for freesat with radiotime, etc.). I am
>> not saying that we should remove the capability to "tinker", but
>> merely introduce more to mythtv, as it works so well out of the box
>> and so that they are intrigued enough to tinker and assist...
>> More user equals more feedback and assistance, surely ????
> How many transmitters are there for DVB-T in the UK?

Hi Nick,

    There is a PDF on the following website which lists the active Digital
transmitters in the UK:


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