SAT-DONETSK # 2
SAT-DONETSK # 2
October 3, 1997
SISAL TV HAS STARTED ON HOT BIRD 1
RADIO CHANNELS IN TURKISH PACKAGE
ON TURKSAT 1C
Hot Bird 1: http://www.satcodx.com/hb1.html
SISAL TV (Italy) has started on 11.371 H in MPEG-2/PowerVu, SR 3998 FEC 3/4
Video PID 0488 Audio PID 0460.
This channel will be encrypted soon.
ATLANTA, GA - The rollout of SISAL Sport Italia's new video horse racing network
is underway across Italy using Scientific-Atlanta's PowerVu(r) MPEG-2/DVB digi-
tal video compression system for high-quality, secure delivery of programming and
The network, with over 1000 sites already installed, is expected to grow to 3500
sites by October 1997. SISAL Sport Italia anticipates expanding the PowerVu
system to include a network of 5000 betting parlor, lounge, and other leisure estab-
blishments when it is fully implemented.
"The PowerVu system's ability to deliver the security we require for this type of
operation was paramount in our selection of Scientific-Atlanta's equipment," said
Paolo Magolati, director of satellite services at SISAL Sport Italia. "The significance
of the financial risks and rewards for undertaking such as this require that we imple-
ment to most secure system available. Scientific-Atlanta's decades of security and
conditional access experience enabled us to choose their products with a maximum
degree of confidence."
Telecom Italia/Nuova Telespazio will provide uplink, downlink and earth station servi-
ces for the network which will be based in Lucca, Italy.
(The Scientific-Atlanta News Release - September 11, 1997)
For more information please see:
SISAL has a home page at:
SD comment: Now you can watch the SISAL TV transmissions with FTA digital re-
ceiver such as Nokia/Mascom 9200S.
Turksat 1C: http://www.satcodx.com/turk1c.html
The radio channels in the Turkish package on 11.024 V have the following PIDs:
Channel VPID APID SyncPID
Energy FM 0021 0022 1FFE (Right)
Klas FM 0025 0026 0024 (Right)
Number One FM 0025 0027 0024
Metropole FM 0028 002A 002B
Unknown 0021 0023 1FFE (Right)
Unknown 0021 0023 1FFE (Left)
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