[mythtv-users] Hidden Silicon Dust channel guide wonderfulness

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Tue Nov 24 18:22:55 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 1:08 PM, Dan Wilga
<mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu> wrote:
> At 9:40 AM -0500 11/24/09, Eric Sharkey wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 10:36 PM,  <stefan_jones at comcast.net> wrote:
>>>  The Silicon Dust site is indeed wonderful. And it has hidden secrets! If
>>> you
>>>  View Page Source, you'll see XML data for all of those channels.
>> I don't know where they get their data, but I haven't found it to be
>> 100% reliable.  For my zip code, the channel maps I get by scanning
>> Comcast cable seem to differ from what they have on the web.
> There a few things to consider:
> 1. The data might be days or weeks out-of-date, since it's generated
> automatically by users' own HDHRs.

How is this possible (automatic generation)?  I thought the whole
point of scte65scan and such was that the HDHR has no reliable method
for determining the call sign of the station at a given frequency.


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