[linux-dvb] xc3028 config issue. Re: Why I need to choose better Subject: headers [was: Re: Why (etc.)]

Christophe Thommeret hftom at free.fr
Mon Sep 15 17:28:51 CEST 2008


Le Monday 15 September 2008 17:00:35 Glenn McGrath, vous avez écrit :
> On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 12:30 AM, Mauro Carvalho Chehab
>
> <mchehab at infradead.org> wrote:
> > You should also notice that, on Australia, you'll need an extra offset of
> > 500 KHz for the frequency.
>
> What is the reason behind this... it took me a week to make an
> initial-tuning-data file for my tv card.
>
> I read that Australian broadcasters are allowed to broadcast +/-
> 125kHz from the center frequency, is it anything to do with that,
> where does the 500 come from ?

Allowed shiftings are n*125 (or n*167 on 8mhz)

> I started an app called utuner (gna.org/utuner if anyone whats to take
> a look, afaik nobody else has looked at it yet, so expect it to be
> rough) still very early, i just want to make something more flexible
> than w_scan that can generate an initial-tuning-data file, dont care
> if i have to leave the channel scan going all night and scan the whole
> spectrum, it will still be quicker than the week it took me to
> generate my initial-tuning-data file.

:)

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Christophe Thommeret




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