[mythtv-users] Multytenne Dish and MythTV 0.22

belcampo belcampo at zonnet.nl
Mon Nov 23 13:57:30 UTC 2009

Jos Hoekstra wrote:
> 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 
> mythtv.
I've got multiple LNB's 1 on Astra 19.2 (NED123 ARD ZDF WDR Arte TV5 BBC 
World etc.) and Astra 28.2 (BBC 1-2-3 Four HD, Channel Five, ITV etc) 
works like a charm.
> Regards,
> Jos Hoekstra
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