SAT Observations 97.01.14
WELCOME TO SAT-MIDEAST !
A news release from Cairo, Egypt, located at 30.3 North - 31.15 East,
sponsored by TELE-satellit, SATCO-DX and TBS Internet.
WHAT YOU'LL FIND HERE:
- Satellite and Transponder Observations in C- and Ku-Band,
- Commented from the Middle Eastern perspective.
WHAT YOU DON'T FIND HERE:
- Astra news, DF-1 reports and Skandinavian reports.
- Regular feeds and news transmissions are not listed.
THE HEADLINES IN THIS REPORT:
- ABC on PAS 3R
- Bits & Pieces
_ Orbit Press Release
EXPRESS 6, 80 East, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/e6.html
ACT on transponder 15, 4.025 GHz, Rc, didn't broadcast during the
morning hours today.
ARABSAT 2A, 26 East, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/a2a.html
I was wrong in reporting a new logo for Abu Dhabi TV. It hasn't changed.
The logo yesterday reported is only used during news broadcast. My
apologies for this hick-up.
Previous Kuwait TV transponder 7, 12.646 GHz, H, was activated today
with a low signal carrier. No sound carriers available.
Lybia showing only an empty carrier on transponder 10, 12.700 GHz, V,
EUTELSAT II-f3, 16 East, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/e2f3.html
NTV on transponder 37, 11.575 GHZ, V, was yesterday eveing only
receivable in a poor quality, with very low signal levels.
PANAMSAT 3-R, 43 West, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/pas3r.html
On frequency 12.701 GHz, H, ABC was broadcasting in NTSC throughout the
night until 07:15 CET. Sound carriers were on 6.20 and 6.80 MHz. The
station code was as usual on 8.28 MHz.
The Panamsat testcard in PAL was transmitted at the same time on 12.699
STAR TV LAUNCHES NEW SIX-CHANNEL PACKAGE FOR THE MIDDLE EAST EXCLUSIVELY
THE ORBIT NETWORK
Dubai - STAR TV (Middle East) Ltd. and the Orbit Satellite Television
Radio Network today announced the launch of STAR Select- a package of
channels customized for the Middle East. Launched exclusively on the
platform, the STAR Select channels include STAR Plus International, STAR
Movies, STAR Sports, NBC, CNBC and the Fox Kids Network. Three more
channels, Sky News, Channel [V] International and Viva Cinema, will be
to the package in April of this year.
STAR Plus International on STAR Select is an all-English language
broadcasting television favorites such as Baywatch, Picket Fences and
Blue. NBC, America s leading television network, provides a mix of
the arts, dramas, documentaries, movies, sports and current affairs
programmes. Its sister channel, CNBC, broadcasts global business and
financial news from key business capitals of the world. STAR Sports
sporting action 24 hours a day. STAR Movies provides a wide selection of
movies and features from around the world. The Fox Kids Network, one of
top-rated children's channels from the US, will broadcast a combination
cartoons and live-action educational programmes for children between the
ages of two and eleven.
The complete bouquet of STAR Select channels is available for US $20.00
month, and all new subscribers receive the first month of viewing free.
Additional discounts are available to subscribers who pay their fees on
bi-annual or annual basis.
SAT-MidEast pages on sat-net.com
The background of the various main pages has been changed due to an
in-compatibility on screens operating in a modus with a minimized number
of available colors. The pages of the news archive will follow soon,
with the next due update on January 16.
Henk C. Room / Sat-MidEast / Cairo - Egypt
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satellite information, e.g. receivable satellites, their positions,
future satellites, foot print maps, latest news, broadcaster info's,
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