[vdr] UK Freeview Logical Channel Numbers

Andrew Herron totallymaxed at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 08:18:41 CET 2007


On I understand what you are trying to achieve now. LCN data is broadcast as
part of the UK Freeview service and Tony's script uses that data to resort
the channels list (like a Freeview STB would in fact). I guess what you are
after is a combination of xmltvtovdr and Tony's scanln script.

On 2/14/07, Rob Davis <rob.davis at libero.it> wrote:
>
> Andrew Herron wrote:
> > Hi Rob,
> >
> > I think xmltv2vdr.pl might be a better place to start for what you are
> > trying to achieve... as you can point it at a TV listing web site and
> > extract all the EPG data for the channels listed apparently based on my
> > reading of threads on this list that is!
>
> Yes, but not quite the same.
>
> What I am after is an ordered channel list in the same order as the
> official decoders from different providers.  ie, someone from outside
> the UK wouldn't necessarily know that the channels go:
>
> BBC 1, 2 , ITV 1, Ch 4, five.  Then BBC 3, 4 etc.
>
> I know when I moved to Italy from the UK it took me about a year to work
> out that Rete 4, Canale 5 were followed by Italia 1..
>
> The channel numbers for several providers are already in Lyngsat, with
> the channel frequencies and tsid's.. Why not extract the info and build
> an ordered channel list for vdr in the operator designated order?
>
> --
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> Rob Davis
>
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