[mythtv-users] Time Warner channel lineup change

Don B mythlist at bossung.net
Fri Apr 15 17:56:02 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? 

I am in Lincoln NE which uses KC as main location.

So what I am getting from these replies is that I have a bunch of
rescheduling/scanning/scheduling ahead?

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