[linux-dvb] Kaffeine universal DVB-T scan file

Christoph Pfister christophpfister at gmail.com
Sat Apr 14 22:32:01 CEST 2007


2007/4/14, P. van Gaans <w3ird_n3rd at gmx.net>:
> Say you live in The Netherlands. Frequencies change here all the time,
> and QAM settings and stuff also change all the time. Say you're living
> on the border, like me. I receive channels from The Netherlands and
> Belgium at the same time, but there's no scan file for that. There will
> also always be locations missing in the list.
> And what if you simply have no clue about where you live? Nobody thinks
> of them! Then again, nobody knows where they are ;-)
> So here is the solution: a file that'll make Kaffeine scan all UHF
> channels with "AUTO" for the QAM and other stuff, will be sufficient in
> most countries although scanning takes a bit longer.
> I hope it makes it into some next version of Kaffeine :).
> Pim

There are enough cases where such a file doesn't work (think of
offsets, 7 mhz transponders etc). Responsible for such complete
scannings are the apps (kaffeine has auto scan which does pretty much
the same as your file does and it tries offsets iirc).


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