[mythtv-users] Missing channels from Astra 28.2E
anothersname at googlemail.com
Sun May 9 20:19:13 UTC 2010
On 9 May 2010 18:48, Chris Dennis <cgdennis at btinternet.com> wrote:
> Hello MythTV people
> This is a problem which I've had for a year or more, but I haven't had time
> until now to investigate it fully.
> Basically, my list of channels is incomplete, whether I use MythTV's
> scanning, or DVB-utils' 'scan' command.
> I'm using a Hauppauge Nova-S-Plus card, which shows up in lspci as:
> 00:08.2 Multimedia controller: Conexant Systems, Inc. CX23880/1/2/3
> PCI Video and Audio Decoder [MPEG Port] (rev 05)
> The output of this command
> scan -a 0 -x -1 -t 7 -U -o zap -l UNIVERSAL ./Astra-28.2E
> when ./Astra-28.2E contains this
> S 10773000 H 22000000 5/6
> is this (heavily edited)
> scanning ./Astra-28.2E
> using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
> initial transponder 10773000 H 22000000 5
> >>> tune to: 10773:h:0:22000
> DVB-S IF freq is 1023000
> 0x0000 0x18af: pmt_pid 0x0000 BSkyB -- BBC THREE (not running)
> 0x0000 0x18bb: pmt_pid 0x0101 BSkyB -- BBC 1 NI (running)
> 0x0000 0x18bf: pmt_pid 0x010b BSkyB -- FIVE (running)
> 0x0000 0x189d: pmt_pid 0x0100 BSkyB -- BBC 1 London (running)
> 0x0000 0x189e: pmt_pid 0x0102 BSkyB -- BBC 2 England (running)
> 0x0000 0x18a2: pmt_pid 0x0104 BSkyB -- ETV (running)
> 0x0000 0x18a5: pmt_pid 0x0000 BSkyB -- BBC TES 2 (not running)
> 0x0000 0x18ab: pmt_pid 0x0103 BSkyB -- BBC TES 3 (running)
> 0x0000 0x18ac: pmt_pid 0x0000 BSkyB -- BBC FOUR (not running)
> 0x0000 0x18ad: pmt_pid 0x0106 BSkyB -- CBBC Channel (running)
> 0x0000 0x18ae: pmt_pid 0x0105 BSkyB -- CBeebies (running)
> Network Name 'ASTRA'
> ... [lots of lines snipped]
> >>> tune to: 11953:h:0:27500 (tuning failed)
> DVB-S IF freq is 1353500
> WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
> ... [lots more lines snipped]
> In other words, it finds some channels and not others. Specifically, the
> information on pages such as
> suggests that BBC Radio 4 (and others) should be available on
> 11953:h:027500, but I've never been able to get it.
> I can get other radio stations, such as BBC R5L on 10802:h:0:22000.
> Has anyone else experienced this?
> Is it likely to be the fault of the tuner card, or the LNB, or the direction
> the dish is pointing in?
> Chris Dennis cgdennis at btinternet.com
> Fordingbridge, Hampshire, UK
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Try the following....
11817 freq V polarity 27500 symrate
11953 freq H polarity 27500 symrate
See what you get
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