[ILUG] Xwintv channel tuning
Niall O Broin
niall at magicgoeshere.com
Wed Nov 28 15:03:19 GMT 2001
On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 02:34:01PM +0000, David Golden wrote:
> I have a bog standard old wintv - one thing I've found is that all the
> channel presets in xawtv are off by a bit, particularly for cable t.v. -
> presumably, ntl are transmitting at slightly non-standard locations in the
> spectrum, since the problem affects old T.V.s which have the 0-69 preset
> channel positions too. Basically, you can use the arrow keys to fine tune.
> I'd really much prefer it if they didn't bother with the presets at all, but
> let you specify a frequency. Old versions of kwintv, for example, let you do
> this, but new ones have the ancient channel presets and fine tuning instead,
> which is a step backwards if you're looking for stations that aren't exactly
> at the preset positions.
I have bog standard old wintv too but I haven't yet brought cable into the
office - coming soon. Perhaps you could post you channel file - might be
more than just me interested in it.
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