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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).  
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'''Digital Video Broadcasting via Terrestrial Radio''' ('''DVB-T''') is [[Digital Video Broadcasting]] for broadcasting of [[Digital TV]] via terrestrial antenna (whether indoor or rooftop).
  
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, 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:MPEG-4|MPEG-4]]).
  
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).
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Depending on the transmission mode, about 15 Mb/s can get transmitted per [[transponder]] (frequency). This is enough for one [[HDTV]] channel or four to five standard-definition TV channels. Multiple channels can be organized in bouquets (a bunch of services by a particular service provider).
  
==Tip==
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==Amplifiers==
*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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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 amplifier 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==
 
==Hardware==
*[[DVB-T Devices]]
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* [[DVB-T Devices]]
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
*[http://www.dba.org.au/ Information about DVB in Australia]
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* [http://www.dba.org.au/ Information about DVB in Australia]
*[http://www.dtvforum.info/ DVB forum in Australia with some Linux information]
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* [http://www.dtvforum.info/ DVB forum in Australia with some Linux information]
*[[DVB-T_channels.conf|channels.conf for different Regions (DVB-T)]]
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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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Latest revision as of 07:09, 5 December 2016

Digital Video Broadcasting via Terrestrial Radio (DVB-T) is Digital Video Broadcasting for broadcasting of Digital TV via terrestrial antenna (whether indoor or rooftop).

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 MPEG-4).

Depending on the transmission mode, about 15 Mb/s can get transmitted per transponder (frequency). This is enough for one HDTV channel or four to five standard-definition TV channels. Multiple channels can be organized in bouquets (a bunch of services by a particular service provider).

Amplifiers

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 amplifier 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