[mythtv-users] HDTV: channel num versus program id
bbeattie-maillist at linkexplorer.com
Mon Jul 19 17:55:10 EDT 2004
Just curious, are you two using zap2it to get HDTV Listings? Wouldn't
the correct fix to notify zap2it that they have the wrong program
guide/channel data? Or call the station and tell them they're
broadcasting on the wrong subchannels? I have done this with a local
PBS station who's reply was basically a sorry and they don't have the
staff to actively monitor what they're providing data for and making
sure it's correct. A month later things were swapped and working
On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 09:23:43AM -0400, David George wrote:
> On 7/18/2004 8:15 PM, John Patrick Poet wrote:
> >I have been using a pcHDTV HD-2000 card with Myth for seven months.
> >It works extremely well.
> I received mine last fall some time (Sep maybe?), but have only recently
> had time to start working on it.
> >A few months ago, my local WB & UPN stations gave up some of their
> >digital bandwidth to USDTV (an over-the-air "cable" company"). When
> >this happened, I suddenly could no longer tune in those channels using
> >my HD-2000 card.
> [snip - useful info about setup]
> >Myth keys off of the "program ids", not the subchannel numbers. To
> >fix the problem, all I had to do was change the channel configs from
> >19-1 and 45-1, to 19-2 and 45-2. The only trick was figuring out that
> >the content I wanted was on the "-2" instead of "-1".
> Thanks, I thought I was going crazy. One of my local stations here
> sends HD content on 47-1 and the weather radar w/o audio on 47-2.
> Whenever I tried to record HD content I got the weather radar. I
> decided after not too long to try flipping them so the radar is on 47-1
> and the HD content is on 47-2 and now I get the content correctly. I
> never troubleshot it to find out what exactly was wrong, but this could
> explain it.
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