[vdr] UK Freeview Logical Channel Numbers

Rob Davis rob.davis at libero.it
Thu Feb 15 09:15:23 CET 2007


Tony Grant wrote:
> Le jeudi 15 février 2007 à 00:12 +0100, Rob Davis a écrit :
> 
>> 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 always thought that I could put them in the order I want to (which I
> do) by messing with channels.conf?
> 
> My on screen EPG is shown with the channels in the same order as hey
> appear in channels.conf. Am I missing a very important idea here?
> 
> BBC 1
> London;BSkyB:10773:hC56:S28.2E:22000:5000:5001=eng,5002=NAR:5003:0:6301:2:2045:0
> BBC 2
> England;BSkyB:10773:hC56:S28.2E:22000:5100:5101=eng,5102=NAR:5103:0:6302:2:2045:0
> BBC
> THREE;BSkyB:10773:hC56:S28.2E:22000:5200:5201=eng,5202=NAR:5203:0:6319:2:2045:0
> BBC
> FOUR;BSkyB:10773:hC56:S28.2E:22000:5300:5301=eng,5302=NAR:5303:0:6316:2:2045:0
> CBBC
> Channel;BSkyB:10773:hC56:S28.2E:22000:5200:5201=eng,5202=NAR:5203:0:6317:2:2045:0
> CBeebies;BSkyB:10773:hC56:S28.2E:22000:5300:5301=eng,5302=NAR:5303:0:6318:2:2045:0
> BBC NEWS
> 24;BSkyB:10773:hC56:S28.2E:22000:5400:5401=eng:5403:0:6304:2:2045:0
> ITV1
> Granada;BSkyB:10758:vC56:S28.2E:22000:2342:2343=eng:2320:0:10080:2:2044:0
> ITV2;BSkyB:10758:vC56:S28.2E:22000:2348:2349=eng,2351=NAR:2317:0:10070:2:2044:0
> ITV3;BSkyB:10906:v:S28.2E:22000:2356:2357:0:0:10260:2:2044:0
> ITV4;BSkyB:10758:v:S28.2E:22000:2355:2356=eng:0:0:10072:2:2044:0
> :-
> Below this point are the channels found by epg scan

Have a look at:

http://www.lyngsat.com/packages/skyuk_chno.html

 From there a channels.conf file would look roughly:

:@101
BBC 1 
West;BSkyB:10817:vC56:S28.2E:22000:2305:2307=eng:2309:0:10351:2:2048:0:west.bbc1.bbc.co.uk
:@102
BBC 2 
England;BSkyB:10773:hC56:S28.2E:22000:5100:5101=eng,5102=NAR:5103:0:6302:2:2045:0:west.bbc2.bbc.co.uk
:@103
ITV1 
West;BSkyB:10832:hC56:S28.2E:22000:2344:2345=eng:2346:0:10030:2:2049:0:west.htv.co.uk
:@104
Channel 
4;BSkyB:12168:V:S28.2E:27500:2311+2304:2312=eng,2313=NAR:2314:960,961:9201:2:2024:0:channel4.com
:@105
Five;BSkyB:12304:H:S28.2E:27500:514+8190:662=eng,682=NAR:578:960,961:9343:2:2031:0:channel5.co.uk
:@106
Sky 
One;BSkyB:12285:v:S28.2E:27500:513+8190:641=eng,661=NAR:577:960,961:4703:2:2030:0:sky-one.sky.com
:@107
Sky 
Two;BSkyB:12226:h:S28.2E:27500:514+8190:642=eng,662=NAR:578:960,961:5104:2:2027:0:sky-two.sky.com
:@108
Sky 
Three;BSkyB:12226:h:S28.2E:27500:512+8190:640=eng,660=NAR:576:960,961:5103:2:2027:0:sky-three.sky.com
:@109
UKTV 
Gold;BSkyB:11817:V:S28.2E:27500:2326:2328=eng,2330=NAR:2327:960,961:6504:2:2006:0:uk-gold.flextech.telewest.co.uk
:@110
UKTV Gold 
+1;BSkyB:11992:H:S28.2E:27500:2329:2330=eng,2354=NAR:2331:960,961:7605:2:2015:0:plus-1.uk-gold.flextech.telewest.co.uk
UK Gold 
2~;BSkyB:11817:V:S28.2E:27500:2336:2338=eng:2337:960,961:6516:2:2006:0:uk-gold-2.flextech.telewest.co.uk
:@115
BBC 
THREE;BSkyB:10773:hC56:S28.2E:22000:5200:5201=eng,5202=NAR:5203:0:6319:2:2045:0:choice.bbc.co.uk
:@116
BBC 
FOUR;BSkyB:10773:hC56:S28.2E:22000:5300:5301=eng,5302=NAR:5303:0:6316:2:2045:0:knowledge.bbc.co.uk
:@117
ITV2;BSkyB:10758:v:S28.2E:22000:2348:2349=eng,2352=NAR:2354:0:10070:2:2044:0:itv2.itv.co.uk
:@118
ITV3;BSkyB:10906:v:S28.2E:22000:2356:2357=eng,2358=NAR:2359:0:10260:2:2054:0:itv3.itv.co.uk
:@119
ITV4;BSkyB:10758:v:S28.2E:22000:2368:2369=eng:2370:0:10072:2:2044:0:itv4.itv.co.uk

etc..

If you wanted to have the same numbers as a Sky Digibox.

Now, if you had two feeds, say Sky UK and Sky Italia (Like us)

You also have:

http://www.lyngsat.com/packages/skyitalia_chno.html

The format is roughly the same..



> 
> 
> Tony
> PS any news on when/if Channel5 and channel4 will be FTA?
> 

Their licence expires next year, but no one seems to know if then will 
then go FTA or stay FTV.

I have a FreeSat card, so am not too worried.



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