[mythtv-users] Multytenne Dish and MythTV 0.22

Jos Hoekstra joshoekstra at gmx.net
Mon Nov 23 12:55:32 UTC 2009

Mark schreef op 22-11-2009 21:49:
> Jos Hoekstra wrote:
>> Ehm, do you have experience using a multytenne dish?
>> For the guidedata you could use the enclosed EIT-data of the streams. 
>> I use that for DVB-T now and it pretty much just works....
> Ok, I went and googled this.  I saw 'FTA' and assumed you were rolling 
> your own.  Is there a special service you can use with this dish setup?
> I wasn't able to find much info actually.  Most of the FTA stuff here in 
> the USA uses dishes you setup with boxes per satellite or with diseqc
> switches with multi dishes/lnbs or a hyperbolic dish setup.  EIT data is 
> a little tougher to get on US satellite feeds.  My apologies for assuming.

No worries :)
Should've put the country(which is NL) in there as well ;)
In NL you got the possibility to use several FTA-channels like BBC 
regional(for NL) and a lot of German public channels.
These channels however are scattered across a couple of satellites, 
Astra 1,2,3 and Hotbird. A Mutytenne dish promises to be able to receive 
those with a relative small dish, but I've heard that there might be 
troubles with it under Linux.

That's why I'm looking for experiences of people who use this dish with 


Jos Hoekstra

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