[linux-dvb] Technisat HD2 cannot szap/scan

Pavel Hofman pavel.hofman at insite.cz
Mon Dec 8 19:43:08 CET 2008

BOUWSMA Barry napsal(a):
> On Sun, 7 Dec 2008, Pavel Hofman wrote:
> Sorry if I'm missing something, as I haven't been paying
> too much attention, but...
>> I added a few free-to-air channels I was able to tune in WinXP to 
>> channels.conf:
>> Entertainment:12012:v:0:27500:2582:2581:8037
>> SkyNews:12207:v:0:27500:514:645:4707
>> WineTV:11555:h:1:27500:2372:2374:50435
>> AvaTest:11555:h:1:27500:2329:2330:50446
>> Vegas:11515:h:1:27500:3568:3567:8035
>> Faith:11515:h:1:27500:2375:2376:50455
>> The first two on LNB0, the rest on LNB1.
> I'm sorry, but these are all programmes which are sent
> over the 28E position (Astra2/Eurobird), for the UK.
> All of them.
> Do you have two dishes pointed to the same satellite
> position, connected to LNBs 0 and 1 ?
>> Perhaps it is correct and the channels I checked broadcast no stream at 
>> this time. Since scan2 keeps failing, please is there a place to 
>> download recent channels.conf for Astra 19.2E so that I can test on many 
>> more channels?
> And now you mention Astra 19E2, so I am very confused.
> I would expect you should be able to receive 23E5 for
> the czech broadcasts -- but please explain your setup,
> which satellites you expect to see at which LNB position.
> Many of the frequencies and polarisations are re-used
> among different satellite positions -- that is the case
> for 28E and 19E from 10714 up to 10964 (at 28E, the
> frequencies above this have generally not been activated
> yet) and other frequencies *not* on Eurobird, which
> generally seem to share the same frequency both hor.
> and vertically.
> That is, you will often get carrier for the same tuning
> parameters from different satellites.
> So, please ease my mind, and tell me what you expect to
> receive on LNBs 0 and 1 (and 2 and up if you have them).
> I could point you to an old-style channels.conf which I
> have for 19E2, as well as 28E, 23E5, and 13E, if you
> still need them, but I first want to be sure they'll help
> thanks
> barry bouwsma

Hi Barry,

Thanks a lot for your offer. I have a dual LNB (4 degrees apart), LNB0 
points to Astra19.2E, LNB1 points to Astra23.5E. I am able to tune both 
satellites now, nevertheless your channel.conf's for them would probably 



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