[mythtv-users] using mythtv while traveling

Another Sillyname anothersname at googlemail.com
Tue May 23 11:31:24 UTC 2017


The problem you'll always have is that as you move to each campground
you will always have to setup your channels 'as a new setup' because
it's the only way you can 'capture' what channels are on what

What you could do potentially is setup a different 'Video Sources' in
mythtv setup as you move to each campground (and perhaps name the
video source the same as that location).  Then as you revisit an
existing pre captured location you can use that video source.

I use this methodology to combine DVB-T2 and DVB-S2 systems into one
usable frontend system,

On 23 May 2017 at 12:17, Jim Abernathy <jfabernathy at outlook.com> wrote:
> We travel at lot in an RV camper and it has good OTA and Cable TV
> depending on the Campground. Some have no cable and we use OTA or
> DirecTV Satellite. Since you can't get the Local network stations via
> satellite outside your home location due to beaming I have to locate the
> network channels OTA or via Cable if the park has cable.
> The problem is that the cables systems vary from campground to
> campground.  All are unencrypted QAM so a TV or HDHomeRun Connect set to
> "cable" can find the stations.
> I'd like to setup a camper version of a Mythtv backend and frontend but
> I want to understand the best way to change the cable or OTA channel
> setting from week to week as I move around.
> I've only set up a system at home where the HDHomerun Connect and Mythtv
> find one set up channels via OTA.
> I use ScheduleDirect for my scheduling at home.  Not sure but I'm hoping
> I could change ScheduleDirect settings to other zipcodes to receive OTA
> in other locations.  Not sure about Cable systems that maybe privately
> setup just for the campground.
> Any ideas on a easier setup?
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