[mythtv-users] Building channels.conf for Exeter/Beacon Hill, UK
funkytwig at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 11:51:03 EDT 2005
On 10/18/05, David Watkins <watkinshome at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 18/10/05, Ben Edwards <funkytwig at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi, got fairly far setting up my MythTV box. How to I find out what
> > transmitter I am using, I think it is Beacon Hill that is in Exmouth bot
> > certain, how can I find out? The other thing is I then need to find out
> > frequency. I found this whitch may be relevent:-
> This lets you type in your postcode to find your local transmitter
Ta, so its Stockland Hill i'me using.
and this one has a full listing of transmitter data, which includes
> QAM values and other stuff you need for the channel scan.
I fouund some other info and it says what I need for scan is:-
T 374000000 8MHz 3/4 NONE QAM16 2K 1/32 NONE
The channel for mux 1 is 22.
I have info whitch says
centre frequency = (UHF Channel Number)*8 + 306
22*8+306 = 482
which looks a lot to small ;(
> Not sure if you can work out the frequency from it though? I used
> tzap, which did its own scan and created a conf file with the
> frequencies in.
Now i'me a bit confused. I thought you needed the frequency whitch you put
in the file and run
scan > channels.conf
You then used channels.conf with tzap. How do you use tzap without a
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