[mythtv-users] DVB-T Hell in Sydney

Gary Buhrmaster gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 14:07:19 UTC 2016

On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 4:37 AM, Stephen Worthington
<stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz> wrote:
> scan and dvbv5-scan rely on the config files in /usr/share/dvb/dvb-t
> to specify the frequencies to tune to, and for New Zealand, those
> config files are hopelessly out of date.  It might be the same for
> Sydney also, in which case they will be missing one or more of the
> frequencies completely and hence all the channels on those
> frequencies.  You probably need to make your own updated config file.
> The output of w_scan can help with that - it should see all the
> frequencies that have a signal on them.

And, submit the changes upstream (the LinuxTV dtv-scan-tables
project, I believe), so that not only do you gain the benefits, but
the next person does too....   It should not surprise anyone that
updates to those files depend on contributions from those
in the region(s) impacted.

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