[linux-dvb] A/V sync issues with DVB-S

Antti Palosaari crope at iki.fi
Wed Aug 20 14:39:35 CEST 2008

Thomas Börkel wrote:
> hermann pitton wrote:
> Measuring the strength and SNR is not so easy now. My SAT receiver
> always says strength 70% and SNR 80%. My new Nova S Plus cards always
> report strength 97% and SNR 99%. Only my TT 1500s reported reasonable
> numbers like strength 63-80% and SNR 75-90%.

What is the recommended way to report signal strength or SNR by the 
driver? Both of those are 16bit unsigned value. Is it better to scale 
0-0xffff or return as decibels? If SNR is reported as decibels it will 
look like very small value...


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