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

P. van Gaans w3ird_n3rd at gmx.net
Sun Apr 15 23:59:39 CEST 2007

Christoph Pfister wrote:
> Hi,
> 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
> <snip>
> 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).
> Christoph

I couldn't find that option in my Kaffeine. Probably old version. Too bad.

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