[vdr] VDR::Plugin::Rotor - question

Luca Olivetti luca at ventoso.org
Wed Mar 30 00:24:36 CEST 2005


Andrey Vlassov wrote:

> I will try to use channelscan. Where can I find uptodate transpoders.ini 
> files? I found a few sources for ini files but not sure if I can trust 
> them.

I found this page through google:
http://joshyfun.peque.org/transponders/index.html
cannot say how accurate it is.

> 
> Is it possible convert transpoder list from gTools into ini/vdr_channels 
> format. (gTools download information from SatcoDX. I guess that SatcoDX 
> provides more or less correct information for Europe but not sure about 
> North America)
> 
> NOTE: I have written a script which uses SatcoDX to retrieve transpoder 
> for each satellite. Could you give a try to the script and post back 
> your findings?
> The script consits of two files -- once script itself (requires perl and 
> LWP,Errno modules) and second has SatcoDX zones with respective 
> satellites. If the results will be found valid it could happen that the 
> script will be adopted by community.
> 
> http://www.ece.ubc.ca/~andreyv/dvb/transpoders.pl
> http://www.ece.ubc.ca/~andreyv/dvb/zones

Interesting. I thought of doing something similar but then I found the 
above page with ready made ini files ;-)

Bye

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