[vdr] US OTA ATSC - Does it work?

abbe normal 1abenormal at gmail.com
Thu Dec 24 03:42:03 CET 2009


hello guys

i to would like to know when you start work on the hd homerun as i
have one and not found anything working in vdr yet but ive just begun
the searching for info on how2 set it up... i wont be able to put a
lot of extra time but am looking... let the mail list know what you
do...

abbenormal

ps it is a nice tuner have it working another way not vdr

On 12/15/09, Calypso Cricket <calypsocricket at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have not thought about how to do it as yet. I was hoping to ask here
> as I am sure someone has a homerun going with VDR.
>
> BTW - I got one US ATSC channel to tune with help from Alex. He modified
> one of my w_scan channel output and it worked perfectly.
>
> From:
> WESH-DT:201028615:8VSB:49:52:3
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> To:
> WESH-DT:201028615:B6M10:T:0:49:0;52:0:0:3:0:565:0
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>
> Timothy D. Lenz wrote:
>> Are you going to be using the IP plugin to connect to the homerun? was
>> thinking about that unit before I got the card and the only way I saw
>> to use it was with the ip plugin
>>
>> Calypso Cricket wrote:
>>> Yes, unfortunately I have 2 ATSC PCI cards and will be adding a
>>> HDHomeRun dual tuner, so I will have 4 ATSC tuners. If if does not work
>>> with more than one, then this will be a problem.
>>>
>>> Timothy D. Lenz wrote:
>>>> I don't have a problem with getting the channels as long as I use the
>>>> built in scanner for the plugin, then move the data over to the
>>>> channels.conf. What I have a problem with is I have a dual tuner and
>>>> vdr keeps loosing control of one of the tuners. If it happens to be on
>>>> the secondary when it looses, then it's the first tuner that goes.I
>>>> don't need to restart drivers, only vdr/xine to restore it. I have
>>>> also noticed that disabling the atsc epg plugin seems to stop the
>>>> problem but the author only has one tuner, so no way to confirm/check
>>>> the problem. If I ever get time to upgrade my other vdr box, it will
>>>> have both the same dual tuner and a single atsc tuner and a sat tuner.
>>>> I'll then be able to see if the tuner loss is just that card.
>>>>
>>>> Be sure to use the latest atsc plugin
>>>>
>>>> VDR User wrote:
>>>>> On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 12:11 PM, Calypso Cricket
>>>>> <calypsocricket at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>> I have been banging my head on trying to get my two ATSC cards to
>>>>>> show
>>>>>> content in VDR. I have applied the patch
>>>>>> (http://www.fepg.org/patches/vdr-1.7.2-atsc-0.0.3.diff)  and also the
>>>>>> plugin found here: http://www.fepg.org/atscepgReadMe.html
>>>>>>
>>>>>> However, the plugin does not lock onto any channels. I am able to use
>>>>>> 'scan' and 'w_scan'. However, these scan tools does not seem to
>>>>>> produce
>>>>>> the correct channels.conf file format.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> If anyone has made US OTA ATSC work, please provide some guidance.
>>>>>> Thank
>>>>>> you.
>>>>> I know a few people who have been struggling with VDR+ATSC for quite a
>>>>> while.  I've wanted to give it a go myself but not if it's a constant
>>>>> fight/hassle to have it running.  Hopefully ATSC support will become a
>>>>> part of vanilla VDR at some point but I honestly don't think that's
>>>>> very high on the priority list.  Doesn't hurt to ask however!
>>>>>
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