[linux-dvb] QAM tuning questions

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Thu Jan 17 22:17:35 CET 2008

On Thursday 17 January 2008 03:55:39 pm James Klaas wrote:
> I've been getting my DViCO FusionHDTV 3 Gold-T running again after
> testing another card and moving my computer.  I got the Windows
> FusionHDTV software running and got a scan of the QAM channels from my
> cable (Ann Arbor Comcast).  I was surprised by the quantity of them.
> Then, I did the same sort of search in Linux.  The number of channels
> with something on them was significantly fewer (like 15 in Windows and
> something less than 10 in Linux).
> I tried doing a search on this, but I didn't find of a set of search
> terms to get results that were indistinguisable from a search on
> random words.
> Is there some way I can grab the frequencies that do something from
> the DViCO software and use those?

No clue about the dvico windows software since I have neither a dvico card or 
windows anywhere...

> The DViCO software lists channel 
> numbers instead of frequencies.  From everything I've read, there's no
> correlation between the two.

The channel number and callsign are often included in the program stream 
information. If you have an app that knows what to do with them, it can 
insert those in place of frequencies. MythTV does so, anyhow.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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