[mythtv-users] Astra19.2E channel scan

Johan johan.vanderkolk at dommel.be
Wed Nov 24 18:38:24 UTC 2010

On 11/24/2010 06:21 PM, Simon Hobson wrote:
> Josu Lazkano wrote:
>> Hello everybody! I just scanned all Astra19.2E channels and I get more
>> than 1000 channels. I have sorted my way, but when I rescan to find
>> new channels I lost all sorted channels.
>> I want to know if exists a way to scan channels without delete them.
>> Is there any way to get all channel with an other tool, then select
>> which channels I want to add and insert on MythTV?
> This looks much the same as what this script deals with :
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Database_editing_script
> Normally, the best way is to do a full scan - but as you've found out, 
> it's a real pain to have to go back and re-sort the channels (and hide 
> the ones you aren't interested in) each time. I wrote the script as we 
> were having fairly regular channel changes on our UK Freeview (DVB-T) 
> service.
> Just edit to your needs, and each time you rescan, just run the 
> script. BTW - line 2 references channels from 700 to 799, these are 
> radio channels over here.
I used to use the transport scan. This limits the scan to providers I 
want. Don't select "add new transports", this will effectively create an 
almost full scan. http://www.tracksat.com/satellite40-deg.html should 
give you the info needed.


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