SATCO DX Update 960512

Here are the recent updates at SATCO DX Satellite Chart: (960506-960512)

SBS 6 is encrypted in Luxcrypt again
The Racing Channel has left Astra 1D: 10,877 V (tp 60) and Sky Movies Gold
is on this tp all day
ARTE has a French subcarrier on 7,38 MHz
CNBC on Astra 1D: 10,729 V (tp 50) is on the air 24h
Radio Eviva on Astra 1D: 10,803 H: 7,74 MHz
HOT - Home Order TV on Astra 1D: 10,906 V has a teletext service

Recently added channels to the Nethold/Multichoice package on Astra 1E:
The Discovery Channel, TCC, RTL 4, RTL 5, Veronica 6, Bloomberg and PTV 4
(RTL 4, RTL 5, Veronica 6 and PTV 4 are transmitted in clear)

Updates on digital packages on Astra 1E:
Canal Satellite Numerique on 11,778 V and 11,817 V, encrypted in Mediaguard
Nethold/Multichoice on 11,954 H, 12,012 V, encrypted in Irdeto
ARD/ZDF on 11,836 H, clear

Viva II has changed its logo and arrangements of program
Thaiwave broadcasts until midnight
TVE 1 has replaced TVE Internacional on Hot Bird 1: 11,224 H
La Cinquième/ARTE on Eutelsat II f1 is now in stereo on 7,02:7,20 MHz
FilmNet Greece on Eutelsat I f4 carries a promotional service on 6,60 MHz

Italian horse racing channel Tele Ipica (or CRAI) on Eutelsat II f2: 11,163
19.00-19.15, 21.00-00.30 live racing (CET)

Polish radio updates on Hot Bird 1: 11,474 H:
7,38 Radio Warsaw, 7,56 PRT Radio 1, 7,74 PRT Radio 3, 7,92 no service

Updates on digital packages on Eutelsat II f1/Hot Bird 1:
STEPS tests on 12,584 V, clear for now, but will be encrypted
Telepiú on 12,542 V, encrypted in Irdeto
Viacom on 11,242 V, encrypted in Cryptoworks
AB Sat on 12,521 H, clear for now, but will be encrypted

MCM Africa on Intelsat 603: 3,660 R, PAL

New South African channels on PAS 4:
SABC 1 on 12,729 H, SABC 2 on 12,693 H, SABC 3 on 12,660 H and M-Net on
12,635 H, all in PAL

Kazak TV on Intelsat 510 has audio on 7,00, probably on the Central Asian beam
Showtime Network promo on PAS 4: 4,120 H, PAL
RDP Internacional on Asiasat 2: 3,980 V, 7,20 MHz

Home TV tests (India) on PAS 4: 3,836 V, PAL, will start on 20 May, 18.00
Indian time
(12.30 UTC). The signal is very strong in Lebanon, like Sony and ESPN.

Midwest SportsChannel on Galaxy 6 (G6): 4,000 H (tp 15)
SportSouth on Spacenet 3R (S3): 4,080 H (tp 19)
PASS - Pro Am Sports System on Spacenet 3R (S3): 4,120 H (tp 21)
Classic Sports Network on Galaxy 7 (S3): 12,140 H (tp 23)

C-SPAN 1 and C-SPAN 2 are transmitting "live" on http://www.c-span.org/
Court TV is "live" on http://www.courttv.com/whatshot/live/

HR 3 on Astra 1B at http://www.hr-online.gmd.de/hf/hr3/
RAI Uno on Hot Bird 1 has an own home page at http://www.rai.it/raiuno/
Muslim TV Ahmadiyya at http://ahmadiyya.org/mta/index.html
Playboy TV at http://www.playboy.com/pb-tv/pb-tv.html
America's Talking at http://www.ameritalk.com/
BET - Black Entertainment TV at
New England Sports Network at http://www.nesn.com/nesn/nesnline.html
NHK at http://www.nhk.or.jp/

Kink FM on Astra 1D at http://www.kinkfm.com/kinkfm/
Radio Vlaandern International at http://www.innet.net/rvi/
Virgin Radio at http://www.virginradio.co.uk
RAI International at http://www.rai.it/raiintern/

Footprints for all Intelsat satellites have also been added to the chart.

Best Regards,
Christian Lyngemark - SATCO DX Satellite Chart (http://www.satcodx.com/)

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