I was trying to find a way to manually start recording a channel even if the guide data is missing for that particular time slot. I'd say my EPG brings in about 2/3 of the data, leaving a handful of channels that I can tune in to no problem, just can't see the schedule. I recall the DVRs I've tried over the years all included a way to schedule a recording for a specific channel regardless of what the guide said. I remember running into this whenever there was an extended rain delay with a baseball game for example.
Is there any way to accomplish this?