[linux-dvb] Low symbol rates on FF DVB cards

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Wed Dec 7 21:12:51 CET 2005


On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 06:09:59PM +0100, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> w-thiel at gmx.net wrote:
> >On Sun, Dec 04, 2005 at 01:27:04PM +0100, Oliver Endriss wrote:
> >
> >>...
> >>
> >>I did some tests using
> >>BBC WS English;BBC WS:11131:vC34:S13.0E:5630:0:457=eng:0:0:5003:318:3801:0
> >>
> >>Test results:
> >>ALPS BSRU6 (old Nova-S)				ok
> >>ALPS BSRU6 (FF rev. 2.1):			ok
> >>Grundig 29504-451 (Activy budget GR)		failed [1]
> >>ALPS BSRV2 (FF rev. 1.3)			failed [2]
> >>
> >>[1] as expected, tuner supports 12..30 Msymbols/s only
> >>[2] tuner supports 1..45 Msymbols/s
> >>
> >
> >I'm quite sure you will get a lock with the ALPS BSRV2 if you use 5632
> >instead of 5630 as the symbol rate.
> 
> I tried both values, but in both cases I only got some intermittent
> audio. Couldn't tell which one was better, they were both pretty
> garbled.

Not all transponders on a satellite cover the same area.
IIRC the British stuff might be hard to receive in
southern parts of Germany.

satcodx used to have some cute coverage diagrams, but
it seems they're gone :-(

Johannes



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