[mythtv-users] Anyone with a MythTV and Free-to-air satellite setup in the United States?

jacek burghardt jaceksburghardt at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 19:39:09 UTC 2012

MythTV works realy good with motor better than vdr there are few things
that you can watch.
On Jul 12, 2012 12:58 PM, "Robert Kulagowski" <rkulagow at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm doing some investigating of FTA setups but I don't have any
> background knowledge. I understand how something like a cable lineup
> works - download the lineup, get a channel number, and at the right
> time either the tuner natively changes to that channel if it's analog,
> or a channel changing script pulses IR to switch to channel "1453" and
> the capture device (like a PVR-150) is recording from SVideo.
> If I look at Mike's list here:
> http://www.global-cm.net/MPEGlistKuBandUS.html
> what sort of information is required from that table to get a
> satellite STB to do the "right thing"? Does each user generate a
> custom channel -> satellite number at the set top box? Is there a
> lookup table maintained by the STB where the user has programmed in
> something like "channel 7" -> 101 West, H-11820, 0210   ac-3    0202" when
> they want to watch "PENTAGON CHANNEL  SD"
> and then all you do is hit "7" on your remote, or does changing
> channels on a FTA STB get more complicated?
> Thanks.
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