Sat-UK-News #247 12.05.98: Sky Digital

Sat-UK-News Report #247:
- Sky Digital with more packages
- Reception reports: i801
tuesday 12th may 1998
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And now the news:

---------- Sky Digital with more packages
 Two more digital packages have started on Astra 1D from BSkyB. Here's a
list of channels:

12.032 H          SR 27500  FEC 2/3  MPEG-2/Videoguard     BSkyB
SBO Barker A      (Sky test card)
SBO Barker B      (Sky test card)
SBO 46            (Sky News)
SBO 47            (Sky News)
SBO 48            (Sky test card)

12.051 V          SR 27500  FEC 2/3  MPEG-2/Videoguard     BSkyB
227               (Sky News)
238               (Sky News)
501               (Sky test card)

---------- Reception reports: i801
Hertfordshire, 90cm dish, 0.7dB LNB, Pace MSS508IP
Picture on 10.974 V too sparkly to watch.
(David White)

London, 90cm Gregorian dish, 0.7dB LNB
Picture crystal clear.
(Ian Sackett)

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