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

Robert Kulagowski rkulagow at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 12:37:55 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 1:38 AM, Another Sillyname
<anothersname at googlemail.com> wrote:
> When you did your scan the BBC HD channel would be set a chanid of
> 6940 as that's the number that would get assigned by the satellite
> source, have a look here.
> http://www.lyngsat.com/Eutelsat-28A-and-Astra-1N-2A-2B.html
> Go down to BBC HD channel on 10847 V on transponder 50 read across to
> BBC HD UK and you'll see in the SID (service identifier) column the
> value of 6940.

OK, I think that helps. The list that I was looking at didn't include
service identifier. A SID is going to be unique on a per-satellite
basis, or is it truly unique in that satellite providers coordinate to
ensure that there is no SID collision?

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