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

Robert Kulagowski rkulagow at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 21:10:07 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 3:59 PM, Amy Overmyer <aovermy at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I guess the answer is it depends. If you're using a satellite receiver, like
> a Traxis, to tune the channel and then have myth record that off a
> composite, svideo or something, then you would go the IR route. In my FTA Ku
> based system, I have a tuner card that hooks up to my LNB (well, my USALS
> motor, which hooks up to my LNB) and tunes the frequency and selects out the
> part of the mux of the transport based on commands from the mythbackend. In
> that case, what I had to do was feed in transports and scan for channels in
> mythtv-setup, but, what I don't have is any listings info except on the
> scant handful of channels that bother with EIT transmission. I imagine I
> could get creative and use schedules direct to pick out some channels, or
> use xml or something, but really, I'm good with just being able to manually
> record off of it.

So on a Traxis, how is that mapping made? Since the dish can
potentially see multiple satellites at a time, isn't it possible that
two satellites have similar transponder information?

May I ask what tuner card you're using?

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