[linux-dvb] DVB-T South Africa
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Mon May 12 14:50:31 CEST 2008
Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> I'm now 100% sure that this is a DVB-H transport stream.
> the appearing/disappearing TS-PIDs in the dvbtraffic are indicating that
> timeslicing is active.
> The dvbsnoop clearly says that there are only MPE-sections which is
> another indicator for that.
> I will commit my two little, proof-of-concept-like, tools soon and tell
> you where to find and how to try it.
Great! Thanks for your help.
I look forward to trying your code out, and seeing if I can actually get
anything from these streams.
> On Mon, 12 May 2008, Rogan Dawes wrote:
>> Patrick Boettcher wrote:
>>> Hi Rogan,
>>> your dvbtraffic output raises a question: What happens when you run
>>> it for
>>> several seconds ?
>>> Are the PIDs always the same? Especially the one with the higher
>>> I'm asking because if that is the case, it could be that this is a
>>> I have some tools (which I did not commit yet) which "scan", in a very
>>> basic way, for DVB-H services, maybe this could help you.
>>> Before that you can try to use dvbsnoop on PID 0x00 and 0x10 to see
>>> whether it signals a INT-section.
>>> I could also be a pure radio transmission, but in that case scan should
>>> detect those channels.
>> Hi Patrick,
>> Actually, I think you may well be right. Our cell networks are
>> trialling (or even deploying) DVB-H, and the content is provided by
>> MultiChoice. Unfortunately (for me) that content is almost definitely
>> I guess I might have to retry w_scan to see if it picks up any other
>> frequencies that might have the real DVB-T signals on them. And maybe
>> improve my antennae - I am currently using a Technisat DigiFlex TT2,
>> which is just sitting on my desk.
>> I am attaching the results of "dvbsnoop -s pidscan", as well as a
>> longer capture of dvbtraffic (using "dvbtraffic | tee dvbtraffic.txt",
>> then Ctrl-C after 6-7 seconds).
>> Thanks for your help.
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