Re: SOUTH AFRICAN
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Dr.Dish)
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 1996 12:12:08 +0200
From email@example.com Mon Jul 1 06: 19:36 1996
> AS A SOUTH AFRICAN LIVING IN SALT LAKE CITY I WOULD LIKE TO BUY A
>SATELITE THAT WILL SHOW OR COVER S.AFRICA. SPECIFICALLY S. AFRICAN RUGBY.
>CAN ONE GET THE RECEPTION FROM SOUTH AFRICA OVER HERE. THEY HAVE A
>CHANNEL THERE THAT COVERS SPORTS CALLED M-NET(SUPER SPORTS).
>A REPLY WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.
> THANKS ROB.
Sorry, no way. M-Net is on the East-Hemi-Beam (3.650, rhcp) of INTELSAT 601
(27.5° West). Some people with very large dishes on the East-Coast got weak
signals from the East-Spot, but from your place the satellite is behind the
horizon. To make it more difficult: M-Net in encoded in IRDETO
Dr.Dish (Christian Mass)
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