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'''DVB-T''' stands for '''D'''igital '''V'''ideo '''B'''roadcasting via '''T'''errestrial radio.
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'''DVB-T''' stands for '''D'''igital '''V'''ideo '''B'''roadcasting via '''T'''errestrial radio (i.e. This is [[Digital Video Broadcasting]] for broadcasting of [[Digital TV]] via terrestrial Antenna (indoor / roof).  
  
This is [[Digital Video Broadcasting]] for broadcasting of [[Digital TV]] via terrestrial Antenna (indoor / roof).
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DVB-T transmissions have already started in some countries (UK, Australia, Germany, Finland, Italy, France, Spain) (DK started 31 March-06, DR1, DR2, TV2). France is due to begin transmitting [[wikipedia:Pay-per-view|Pay Per View]] broadcasts in September 2005 (in [[wikipedia:MPEG4|MPEG4]]).
 
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DVB-T transmissions have already started in some countries (UK, Australia, Germany, Finland, Italy, France) (DK started 31 March-06, DR1, DR2, TV2). France is due to begin transmitting [[wikipedia:Pay-per-view|Pay Per View]] broadcasts in September 2005 (in [[wikipedia:MPEG4|MPEG4]]).
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Depending on the Transmission Mode about 15MBit can get transmitted per [[Transponder]] (Frequency). This is enough for one [[HDTV]] channel or 4-5 Standard Definition TV channels. Multiple channels can be organized in Bouquets (a bunch of services by a particular Service Provider).
 
Depending on the Transmission Mode about 15MBit can get transmitted per [[Transponder]] (Frequency). This is enough for one [[HDTV]] channel or 4-5 Standard Definition TV channels. Multiple channels can be organized in Bouquets (a bunch of services by a particular Service Provider).
  
==Hardware==
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==Tip==
*[[PCI_devices_DVB-T|DVB-T PCI Cards]]
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*[[USB_devices_DVB-T|DVB-T USB-Boxes]]
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*[[IEEE1384_devices_DVB-T|DVB-T IEEE1394 / Firewire / iLink Boxes]]
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*[[pccard_devices_DVB-T|DVB-T PC-Cards]]
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*[[DVB-T_Antenna|Antennas for DVB-T]]
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==Interesting Links==
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*[[DVB-T_channels.conf|channels.conf for different Regions (DVB-t)]]
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==Top Tip==
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*Crazy as it may sound, if you find that video and audio sometimes freeze (and there are no error messages in /var/log/messages), your aerial signal may be too weak. A signal booster made a significant difference in my setup (Hauppauge Nova-T (Conexant) + Avermedia 771 DVB-T, 2.6.13-rc7 + dvb kernel patches from CVS)
 
*Crazy as it may sound, if you find that video and audio sometimes freeze (and there are no error messages in /var/log/messages), your aerial signal may be too weak. A signal booster made a significant difference in my setup (Hauppauge Nova-T (Conexant) + Avermedia 771 DVB-T, 2.6.13-rc7 + dvb kernel patches from CVS)
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==Hardware==
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*[[DVB-T Devices]]
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==External Links==
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*[http://www.dba.org.au/ Information about DVB in Australia]
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*[http://www.dtvforum.info/ DVB forum in Australia with some Linux information]
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*[[DVB-T_channels.conf|channels.conf for different Regions (DVB-T)]]
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*[http://vdr.bluox.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-T_channels.conf channels.conf for France(DVB-T)]
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[[Category:Technology]]
 
[[Category:Technology]]
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[[Category:DVB]]

Latest revision as of 18:55, 23 October 2013

DVB-T stands for Digital Video Broadcasting via Terrestrial radio (i.e. This is Digital Video Broadcasting for broadcasting of Digital TV via terrestrial Antenna (indoor / roof).

DVB-T transmissions have already started in some countries (UK, Australia, Germany, Finland, Italy, France, Spain) (DK started 31 March-06, DR1, DR2, TV2). France is due to begin transmitting Pay Per View broadcasts in September 2005 (in MPEG4).

Depending on the Transmission Mode about 15MBit can get transmitted per Transponder (Frequency). This is enough for one HDTV channel or 4-5 Standard Definition TV channels. Multiple channels can be organized in Bouquets (a bunch of services by a particular Service Provider).

Tip

  • Crazy as it may sound, if you find that video and audio sometimes freeze (and there are no error messages in /var/log/messages), your aerial signal may be too weak. A signal booster made a significant difference in my setup (Hauppauge Nova-T (Conexant) + Avermedia 771 DVB-T, 2.6.13-rc7 + dvb kernel patches from CVS)

Hardware

External Links