[mythtv-users] I created a Frequency (Hz) to channel (freqid and finetune) convertor

Stef Coene stef.coene at docum.org
Sun Oct 16 12:35:02 EDT 2005


On Sunday 16 October 2005 15:42, Martijn MorriŽn wrote:
> For those interested or willing to test,
> I created an online Frequency (Hz) to Channel (freqid and finetune)
> convertor webpage for MythTv.
>
> http://www.escay.nl/mythtv/frequency2channel.php
>
> For example if you live in the Netherlands, tvtime shows you all the
> channels but you are unable to manually add all of them to MythTv. You are
> able to manually find UHF channels but you don't know what to fill in in
> MythTV for your VHF channel with frequency 216000 Hz....
>
> then go the the url, select pal-europe (as configured in mythtvsetup) and
> you get
> *
> MythTV freqid = E11* (217250 Hz)
> *MythTV finetune = -20* (((216000 - 217250) * 16) / 1000)
>
> or you are looking for 232000 Hz you will get
>
> *MythTV freqid = SE11* (231250 Hz)
> *MythTV finetune = 12* (((232000 - 231250) * 16) / 1000)
>
> Maybe I have done work that has been done before, but I couldn't find
> something similar...
I think this is greate.

Yesterday I played with kdetv.  It can scan the frequency and most of the time 
it also can find the name of the station.  This is a great feature that I mis 
in mythtv.  I don't know if it does any finetuning.

For finetuning, it would be handy if you can start livetv in some sort of 
debug mode and change the frequency on the fly with some commands.  So you 
can finetune the used frequency.

Any feedback from a developer if this idea can be implemented ?


Stef


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