[mythtv-users] Time Warner channel lineup change

Bob Sully rcs at malibyte.net
Fri Apr 15 07:02:51 UTC 2011

> Time Warner in our area is going to 'improve' our channel lineup by
> doing a wholesale revamp/reassignment of channels. Right now we have
> 2-80=analog, 95-199=HD, 205-370=SD, 400-899 Pay for (HBO, Skinamax, etc)
> and 900+ music. After April 19, 2-60=analog, 100-999 for SD, 1000+ for
> HD, not sure where the Pay channels are going to go, 2000+ I think.
> I have two pvr150 for analog, an HDHR for clear HD and an HDPVR to a Set
> top box from them for encrypted (all HD that is non-local and all SD and
> pay for).
> Right now, channels have been added in a hodgepoge way by TW and with
> realignment comming. Most of the analog channels will stay where they
> are (number wise) but the clear local content, SD, HD and Pay channels
> are moving to some other channel number.
> 1) Am I looking at a long drawn out process of rescanning numbers, or
> will I just need to go to Schedule Direct, choose the channels I want
> based on the new alignment and rescan for the PVR150 and HDPVR?
> 2) I am guessing for the clear local content, TW will change frequencies
> (to change channel numbers) and that will take some effort to rescan?
> (as in a couple threads I have followed on the list)
> 3) Will I have to reschedule all my recordings or will they 'auto
> adjust' to the new channels?
> Thanks for any help
> Don

Crap, that's wonderful <oozing sarcasm> ... We went through this a few
months ago and I had to do a full rescan and match-em-up on all of the
channels, which wasted most of a weekend.  Not looking forward to doing it
again.  Where are you located, Don?

Bob Sully - Simi Valley, California, USA

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