[mythtv-users] Tuning freesat

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 11:06:10 UTC 2009

2009/10/30 Another Sillyname <anothersname at googlemail.com>:
> 2009/10/30 Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com>:
>> 2009/10/30 Another Sillyname <anothersname at googlemail.com>:
>>> How can you scan DVB-S without either entering a frequency or using an
>>> existing channels.conf?
>>> The reason I ask is that I'm currently configuring a .22RC1 box and
>>> have hit a problem.
>>> Specifically I can generate a channels.conf on 28E using dvbscan
>>> without a problem and it has hundreds of entries, however when I try
>>> to import that into .22RC I only get 5 muxs being identified.  I've
>>> tried this on both DVB-S tuners and get the same result.
>> You do need to use a starting frequency for the scan - I tend to use
>> the BBC1 England mux at 10773 H (SR 22000). There is however a plan
>> for a future release to keep an internal satellite database to allow
>> the end-user to simply choose a satellite to scan.
> Thanks Nick
> I though I was having an attack of the very stupids earlier (happens
> more often then I care to admit).
> By the way whereabouts are you based (ish)?

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