[linux-dvb] RE : DVB-H support

Thierry Lelegard thierry.lelegard at tv-numeric.com
Tue Sep 23 09:39:57 CEST 2008

> On Mon, 22 Sep 2008, Javier Gálvez Guerrero wrote:

> If I understand what you are asking, as far as I know in the
> area where I am, all DVB-H services are broadcast with
> modulation parameters that makes it possible to receive them
> with any DVB-T device that can be used with Linux-DVB, so
> you do not need to search for a specific receiver.  Any will
> work, and I deliberately chose *not* to use my TerraTec to
> verify that I could tune DVB-H on something else not specifically
> intended for that as well as DVB-T.

> I do not know (without looking) if this is always the case,
> that DVB-H modulation can always be received by DVB-T --
> just as I don't know what is the difference between a DVB-H-
> capable receiver used with Linux-DVB and today's DVB-T devices.
> Someone else would have to clarify that, if it's important.

I think that the preferred transmission mode for DVB-H is 4K
while many (most? all?) DVB-T receivers can do 2K and 8K only.
The current Linux DVB API does not even have a definition for 4K.

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