27 Apr 2011 |
Posted by Michael Krufky | 2 Comments.
Back in 2008, I added support for ATSC scanning to w_scan, supporting VSB (Terrestrial DTV) und QAM Annex-B (Digital Cable). My patch was merged into the 20080815 release of w_scan. A few months later, the author / maintainer of w_scan added support for specifying a country code on the command line. In the process, he re-wrote a large portion of the code, and ended up breaking VSB support. The last working version of w_scan for ATSC users was the 20081106 release, which I have been using personally for the past few years.
I had the urge to take another look at w_scan last night. As it turns...