[mythtv-users] How to record a radio show manually ? Possible?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 21:34:04 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 5:16 PM,  <mythtv at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca> wrote:
> Ya, recording local CBC radio via an SA4250 into an HD-PVR and myth is kind
> of odd. ;-) But I never got my analog tuner tv/FM card to work on FM. And
> myth's time stretch works so well, I can listen through the (mostly talk)
> radio show in now time :-)
> Except... how?
> I tried to set up a manual recording for the radio station (available as an
> encrypted QAM channel) but myth would not record it because there are no
> programs associated with it.

How would you play an encrypted channel? I'll assume you mean unencrypted.

> Well, that's correct. Isn't that one reason I would use an all-manual record
> (channel, start time and duration) ?

works for me for unencrypted dvb-s. There is a channel set up, but no
guide data. The manual recording setup lets you give it a title and

You do have a channel setup in myth for the radio channel?

> Is what I'm trying to do possible, and if so, any hints to what I am doing
> wrong welcomed.
> Thanks. I just joined the list yesterday and have already learned a lot just
> reading the messages from one day (on top of the wiki info, of course). I'm
> very impressed with mythtv - congrats to all who have worked on it. Being a
> SW developer, I hope to contribute this year in some way to the project, as
> I get to know it better.
> Brett

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