[linux-dvb] DVB-S2 and other (new) modulation standards

Andrew de Quincey adq_dvb at lidskialf.net
Wed Nov 23 19:46:59 CET 2005


On Wednesday 23 Nov 2005 18:45, Robert Schlabbach wrote:
> From: "Felix Domke" <tmbinc at elitedvb.net>
>
> > That would go with Johannes' proposal to rename FE_QPSK into FE_DVBS,
> > FE_QAM to FE_DVBC, FE_OFDM to FE_DVBT and FE_VSB8 to FE_ATSC. And we
> > would add a FE_DVBS2, and maybe FE_DVBH. I strongly agree with this
> > proposal.
>
> What about "QAM" aka ITU-T J.83 Annex B aka OpenCable? Not sure, but I
> think some "QAM" cards are already supported. Also, I think the ATSC has
> defined a digital satellite transmission system, too (though it's more or
> less a 1:1 copy of DVB-S), so maybe it should be called ATSCT? Then there's
> the Japanese ISDB-T... And BTW what about DAB/DMB...?

Out of interest, do you know of any commercial DAB PCI cards with standard 
hardware? I've been wanting to play with it, but there seems to be absolutely 
nothing beyond a few university projects/insanely expensive things.



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