AFN / NBC in Germany
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Dr.Dish)
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 1996 15:52:14 +0200
From email@example.com Fri Jul 5 09: 58:13 1996
>Questions: I want to see AFN on Euntelsat or NBC on any other
>1. Is it possible to get NBC(US-Version) from an
> Satelite if the receiver is in Germany?
>2. AFN is on EUTELSAT 10degrees.But it's
> decoded, so how many cost a B-MAC Decoder?
>3. Is it possible to see B-MAC signals after they are
> encoded with an normal PAL-TV, or do I need
> an NTSC-System?
1. No, only occ. feeds are available via ORION F1 and INTELSAT K
2. There are no B-Mac decoders available to the public. It is not wise to
buy a B-MAC decoder on the black market. The system is adressable and this
decoder is nothing more then a good looking box with a lot of electronical
3. It depends on the tv-set. Some sets show a b&w-picture with less lines
and others cant find the vertical sync.
Dr.Dish (Christian Mass)
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