[mythtv-users] tv_grab_au / Foxtel

Philip Shead drinnen at optusnet.com.au
Sat Aug 6 06:56:50 UTC 2005

Marty Ravell wrote:
> I’m looking at the second page of ‘Channel’ setup in mythtvsetup and I 
> note that the ‘Frequency ID’ column is empty.

> How does this normally get filled?

   I believe tv_grab_au scripts are supposed to be able to do this now?

> When I try to use the ‘Watch TV’ function in Myth I get a screen full of 
> snow I am thinking that perhaps I need this Frequency ID information.


> My rig is connected to a Foxtel STB here in Sydney Australia. I’m using 
> the RF connection and I understand it that Foxtel sends the free-to-air 
> signals down this as well as the actual cable channels (Although the 
> cable channels appear on just one channel and are switched when you 
> choose them on the remote)

  I assume this hasn't changed but the foxtel box merely sends out
the fta channels over the same rf channel as if they were a pay channel
ie only if you have it selected on the box, so you are stuck
with antenna reception for these.

> If anyone has this setup properly would you mind listing the frequencies 
> of the FTA channels? (2, 7, 9, 10, SBS)


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