[mythtv-users] Danish channels in nearby Sweden
matzikratzi at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 15:51:36 UTC 2007
Using windows, sw from Hauppauge and this very card I can receive
three or four danish channels, so I cannot be impossible.
On Dec 13, 2007 6:47 PM, daniel åkerud <daniel.akerud at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Dec 13, 2007 8:57 AM, Matzi Kratzi <matzikratzi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I use ubuntu 7.10 and a WinTV-NOVA-T-500 from Hauppauge. I (think I)
> > figured out that I just needed a firmware to be able to use the tuners
> > above so I downloaded
> > copied it into /lib/firmware and "ln -s dvb-usb-dib0700-1.10.fw
> > dvb-usb-dib0700-01.fw".
> > Now I can configure mythtv to receive swedish channels, but I miss the
> > danish ones. If I install Hauppauge's own application using windows, I
> > can receive them just fine, but using mythtv or scan, I cannot find
> > them at all. I live in Lund which is rather close to Copenhagen.
> > How do I solve this problem?
> > $ scan -a 0 ~/dk-Copenhagen
> > scanning /home/matsj/dk-Copenhagen
> > using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
> > initial transponder 714000000 0 2 9 3 1 3 0
> > >>> tune to:
> > WARNING: filter timeout pid 0x0011
> > WARNING: filter timeout pid 0x0000
> > WARNING: filter timeout pid 0x0010
> > dumping lists (0 services)
> > Done.
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> I also live in Lund (and have the same card) and directly got interested in
> this. I'm pointing my antenna towards Malmö/Jägersro and havn't gotten
> danish channels neither in Windows nor scan/mythtv. Found this while
> Indicating that Lund could have trouble getting Danish channels.
> Have you enabled the onboard amplifier?
> sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/options
> Add: options dvb-usb-dib0700 force_lna_activation=1
> Perhaps it's the wrong scan-file.
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Yes, I have enabled the amplifier.
My neighbour receives the channels fine using and we share the same
antenna. Our antenna points towards Malmö/Jägersro as your antenna
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