Freesat EPG in UK anyone? (2 Viewers)

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    Hi everyone
    I'm still wondering if anyone has success getting the OTA EPG data for FreeSAT ?
    I've tried all combinations with the grabber, even tried to tune the Freesat.info channel, (which appears to be history)
    I have been assured the EPG is in the channels, and I have got a cheapy Freesat box that grabs the EPG without internet connection so the data is OTA somewhere
    Is it a case that the MP1 grabber is not compatible with the Freesat EPG data ?
    Any advice would be most appreciated
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    TW
     

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    The Freesat Info channel is still there but it looks like they've removed the audio (KoS and Flysat list APID 3603, DBR scan from today doesn't have one) so MP isn't adding it as a radio station any more.

    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - 0) 0x3B 0x90B 0x2904 0xBB8 FreesatHome type:C
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - Found Unknown: Freesat FreesatHome type:12 onid:3B tsid:90B sid:2904 pmt:BB8 hasVideo:0 hasAudio:0
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - 1) 0x3B 0x90B 0x2905 0xC1C FreesatCommonC type:C
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - Found Unknown: Freesat FreesatCommonC type:12 onid:3B tsid:90B sid:2905 pmt:C1C hasVideo:0 hasAudio:0
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - 2) 0x3B 0x90B 0x2906 0xC80 FreesatSSU type:C
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - Found Unknown: Freesat FreesatSSU type:12 onid:3B tsid:90B sid:2906 pmt:C80 hasVideo:0 hasAudio:0
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - 3) 0x3B 0x90B 0x291F 0xDC0 10527 (Freesat 1) type:C
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - Found Unknown: Freesat 10527 (Freesat 1) type:12 onid:3B tsid:90B sid:291F pmt:DC0 hasVideo:0 hasAudio:0
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - 4) 0x3B 0x90B 0x2920 0xD48 FreesatInformation type:C
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - Found Unknown: Freesat FreesatInformation type:12 onid:3B tsid:90B sid:2920 pmt:D48 hasVideo:0 hasAudio:0
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - 5) 0x3B 0x90B 0x2921 0xDCF 10529 (Freesat 5) type:C
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - Found Unknown: Freesat 10529 (Freesat 5) type:12 onid:3B tsid:90B sid:2921 pmt:DCF hasVideo:0 hasAudio:0
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - 6) 0x3B 0x90B 0x2922 0xE10 Freesat Info type:C
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - Found Unknown: Freesat Freesat Info type:12 onid:3B tsid:90B sid:2922 pmt:E10 hasVideo:0 hasAudio:0
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - 7) 0x3B 0x90B 0x2959 0x17D4 D1 DAB type:C
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - Found Unknown: Arqiva D1 DAB type:12 onid:3B tsid:90B sid:2959 pmt:17D4 hasVideo:0 hasAudio:0
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - 8) 0x3B 0x90B 0x295E 0x1838 SDL nATL type:C
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - Found Unknown: Arqiva SDL nATL type:12 onid:3B tsid:90B sid:295E pmt:1838 hasVideo:0 hasAudio:0
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - 9) 0x3B 0x90B 0x2963 0x189C talkSPORT Dist type:C
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - Found Unknown: Arqiva talkSPORT Dist type:12 onid:3B tsid:90B sid:2963 pmt:189C hasVideo:0 hasAudio:0
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - 10) 0x3B 0x90B 0x2968 0x1770 TRP 1 type:1
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - Found: DVBS:tv: TRP 1 Freq:11425000 ONID:59 TSID:2315 SID:10600 PMT:0x1770 FTA:False LCN:10000 SymbolRate:27500 Modulation:ModQpsk Polarisation:LinearH InnerFecRate:Rate2_3 DisEqc:None band:Universal Pilot:NotSet RollOff:NotSet
    [2020-02-25 06:02:28,546] [Log ] [4 ] [INFO ] - Scan Got 11 from 11 channels

    I use EPG Collector to get the Sky EPG (it also supports Freesat) and then import it through the XmlTv Plugin, this post might help.
     

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    Thanks Jasmeet_181,
    What you say also makes sense why the Freesat channel showed up in TV, not Radio channels when I set it up manually
    You have answered my question so i am assured I am not doing something wrong and I will try the EPG collector solution
    Thanks for your help, very much appreciated
    Regards
    TW
     

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    The Freesat Info channel is still there but it looks like they've removed the audio (KoS and Flysat list APID 3603, DBR scan from today doesn't have one) so MP isn't adding it as a radio station any more.
    Well, this is unexpected. :eek:

    If there is no setting that can be specified to persuade MP to use this channel for the EPG, possibly a change to "TV Server" itself is required. @mm1352000 ?

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    During my efforts to try and get a working EPG grab from Freesat I was surprised that the cheapy Manhattan SX HD Freesat box I picked up from Tesco populated the epg instantly without any internet connection.
    It looks like the guide is present OTA but not being grabbed by the Mediaportal system
    At least I can stop tearing my hair out trying different ways of configuring the EPG grabber. I am going to try the EPG Collector route for now
     

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    Just an FYI on this, I'm using 2 different EPG source, one broadcast over DBV-T2 and the other is Freesat, which last night at least, was working as expected with the next 7 days EPG filled. I can double check and confirm tonight what channel I'm using for the Freesat EPG on my TV config...
     

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    Just an FYI on this, I'm using 2 different EPG source, one broadcast over DBV-T2 and the other is Freesat, which last night at least, was working as expected with the next 7 days EPG filled. I can double check and confirm tonight what channel I'm using for the Freesat EPG on my TV config...
    That would be most helpful
    Many thanks
    TW
     

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    I'd guess that grabbing the EPG from TRP 1 would work because it's on the same transponder.
    I did try that but no success
    Thanks Jasmeet_181
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    Just an FYI on this, I'm using 2 different EPG source, one broadcast over DBV-T2 and the other is Freesat, which last night at least, was working as expected with the next 7 days EPG filled. I can double check and confirm tonight what channel I'm using for the Freesat EPG on my TV config...
    Wondering if there was any update on the channel to use as you mentioned?
    Would be most helpful
    Regards
    TW
     

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