[mythtv-users] USA OTA FCC frequency rescan?

Stephen Worthington stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Tue Aug 13 02:01:48 UTC 2019

On Mon, 12 Aug 2019 09:13:42 -0400, you wrote:

>So my local OTA channels have started the warning about September 6 and 
>doing a rescan to continue receiving their channels.
>My backend is mythtv v30 with 2 tuner systems.  One is a PCIe card, the 
>HAUPPAUGE WinTV-quadHD PCI Express TV Tuner Card 1609. The other is a 
>SiliconDust HDHomerun Quatro.
>I currently get my EPG from SchedulesDirect via 
>tv_grab_zz_sdjson_sqlite. The Input Connections for both sets of tuners, 
>i.e. 8-tuners, use the same Video Source which is the one setup to use 
>Can someone point me to instructions or discussion on what to do in my 
>case? I think the rescan is done externally to mythtv-setup using steps 
>defined at https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/XMLTV for initial setup, but I 
>remember that if not careful you can loose Recording rules and 
>previously recorded metadata is some cases.
>Has anyone worked out a way to do the rescan without messing things up??
>Jim A

Has anyone tried the current master version?  From what I have seen in
messages here and on the developer list, I think it has had a fair bit
of work on channel scanning and the problem of callsigns being

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