Is there a way to add OTA FM radio.

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Is there a way to add OTA FM radio.

Post by rosenhauer » Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:18 pm

I've tried the guide in the following post wiki/Fm_radio#Alternative_.28Only_for_IVTV.29 but have been unable to get it to work. I have a hauppauge pvr-150 card (and a PVR-2250 but apparently there are no linux drivers for the analog part of that card). I was able to get the streams to show when I did a cat /dev/video24 (the device that the PCM audio is supposed to be on) and ivtv-radio seems to work (but this is a headless box with no speakers connected so I'm not positive that it is actually playing).

In the Alternate (Only for IVTV) section I was able to get the scripts to run correctly but in the frontend the channels never show up. From a Kodi frontend I get the channels listed (in with the TV channels) and one time got to hear static/humm. But since that one time I get the "Channel not available" video loop.

Is this guide still applicable to the current release? I'm on the latest Mythbuntu, just installed it over the weekend.

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Re: Is there a way to add OTA FM radio.

Post by BillK » Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:26 pm

I've been looking for the same answer. When referring to the "guide" you cited, the first thing to do was:

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# ivtv-radio -s
That app not being installed, I was instructed to install ivtv-utils which I did.

After running it again, I got the following:

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radio: No such file or directory
cannot open /dev/radio0
The "guide" instructed: "if this does not work, please see the [web page] for detail on how to make this work and return here when you have this working.

Unfortunately, the "[web page]" doesn't seem to have anything helpful on it, so I'm stuck.

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