Sat-UK: Report #37 - 10.05.97

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Report #37


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And now the news:

---------- THOR 2
Thor 2 is now scheduled to launch in the night between May 17 and 18,
23.39-00.23 BST.

---------- UPDATES
The following satellites have got the digital encryption status:
- Eutelsat II-F3
- Eutelsat II-F2
The following satellites are due for the digital encryption status:
- Eutelsat II-F4M
- Tele-X
The following satellites have got the footprint addition:
- Astra 1A
The following satellites are due for the footprint addition:
- Astra 1B/1C/1D/1E/1F

I have initiated the footprint addition for Astra 1A. As well as giving
access to the footprint (which can be found by clicking on the
transponder number at the left), I have changed the width of the table
border, so as to include yet more information on one page.

Astra 1B: Sky Channel Guide has been replaced by Sky News and
Documentary [tests] on 11,568 V (tp24)
Eutelsat II-F3: Jamahirya Satellite Channel has started on 11,617 V
Eutelsat II-F1: Europe 1, Europe 2 and RFM are back in the TPS digital
package on 12,542 V
Eutelsat HotBird 2: The MultiChoice promo in the MultiChoice Hellas
package on 11,823 H has been replaced by occasional news feeds
Eutelsat II-F2: Juvekomerc has started on 11,163 H

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