[linux-dvb] Incorrect tuning parameters for Perth Western
christophpfister at gmail.com
Sun May 27 13:45:58 CEST 2007
Am Freitag, 25. Mai 2007 05:15 schrieb Peter D.:
> On Friday 18 May 2007 14:20, Peter D. wrote:
> > On Monday 14 May 2007 19:50, Jim Barber wrote:
> > > It's a request to fix an incorrect setting in the configuration file
> > > supplied for the scan utility of the dvb-utils software, the the
> > > au-Perth region.
> > I'm not brave enough to submit changes for other cities even bases on
> > data from an official web site. Maybe we should? There are other
> > Australian cities.
> > > Finally I stumbled across the correct settings on the Digital
> > > Broadcasting Australia's website at the following link:
> > >
> > > http://www.dba.org.au/index.asp?sectionID=120
> > >
> > > The problem is that everywhere, the guard interval for channel 7 has
> > > been reported as being 1/8. This is incorrect. It is actually 1/16. It
> > > was enough to stop me from being able to tune to it, even when doing
> > > auto scans. I was just about to return the DVB-T capture card as faulty
> > > because of this setting reported incorrectly everywhere.
> Do you want to risk taking data from what seems to be an official web
> site without being able to test it?
If the source of information is reliable, this means that at least some
samples of it are successfully tested, I think it's okay to do so. It is
quite hard to find testers for every single transmitter so we have to rely on
third party information.
> The web site claims to have been updated this year.
> Jim has reported a change for Perth and I have recently reported a
> change for Melbourne, so we are probably on the right track. ;-)
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