Google is retiring their Google checkout service on 2013-11-20, so it is being removed as a payment option. We're looking into other alternatives to PayPal, but we don't want to have access to any of your credit card info!
Welcome to Schedules Direct
Schedules Direct is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate the public about the benefits of Open Source Software and other free software, provide support functions for such software, and provide funding for research that facilitates the improvement or creation of Open Source Software and other free software for the benefit of the public at large.
The cost of membership is currently US$25/year, with a 7 day free trial. A 2 month membership is also available for US$6 for those who do not wish to commit to an entire year.
Your membership fees help us fund programs to help your favorite Open Source projects. In exchange, our members receive access to raw U.S./Canadian TV listing data for the Free and Open Source Applications they use. Those applications then use the data to provide things like PVR functionality, search tools, and private channel grids. For more information, please read about our membership benefits and what your money helps us do for the Open Source community on our ABOUT US page.
For news, check out Announcements in our forum.
November 11th 2013
Google Checkout Removed
March 31st 2013
System Problem Update
Account creation problems have been fixed! Sorry for the inconvenience. Everything should be back to normal.
December 26th 2011
New Feature: QAM maps
As part of our commitment to you, our subscribers, we have started offering QAM maps.
What's QAM? QAM is a method of digitally encoding television programs in a format suitable for transmission over coax cable. When you connect a digital tuner to a cable system and run a "channel scan", the device is searching for unencrypted television signals.
Most cable providers will make your local over-the-air stations available - some providers may give you your entire basic digital package. Some give you nothing.
What's a QAM map? A QAM map is a text file in channels.conf format containing the call sign, the QAM frequency, the XMLID, the channel number and the program ID for that call sign.
Please see the detailed announcement for additional information.