SATCO DX - Updates 1-7 September

SATCO DX - Updates 1-7 September

This is a summary of last week's updates to SATCO DX Satellite
Chart. More information is available at http://www.satcodx.com/

=== EUROPE:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart1.shtml
--- Astra 1A:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1a.html
National Geographic Channel has replaced Sky 2 on 11,303 H (tp 7).

--- Astra 1D:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1d.html
Granada Talk TV on 10,862 H (tp 59) has ceased.
Sky News in MPEG-2 has replaced Astra Vision on 10,832 H (tp 57).

--- Intelsat 707:  http://www.satcodx.com/i707.html
BBC Prime has left 11,133 V, is now only on 11,679 H.

--- Thor 1:  http://www.satcodx.com/thor1.html
Canal + Sverige (=Sweden) replaced FilmNet 1 Nordic
on 12,092 R, D2-MAC/Eurocrypt M/S2.

Canal + Gul (=Yellow) replaced FilmNet 2 Nordic
on 12,015 R, D2-MAC/Eurocrypt M/S2.
This is the common Nordic Canal + channel.

CNN International has left 11,785 R, is onw only on
Intelsat 707: 11,485 H for Scandinavia.

Sky started with promotions on 11,773 R, D2-MAC/clear.

--- Thor 2:  http://www.satcodx.com/thor2.html
Canal + Danmark (=Denmark) has replaced FilmNet 1 Nordic
on 11,261 H, D2-MAC/Eurocrypt M/S2.

Canal + Norge (=Norway) has replaced FilmNet 1 Nordic
on 11,293 H, D2-MAC/Eurocrypt M/S2.

Here is the new line-up on 11,278 V:
0200/var.: Canal + Gul
0201/0294: Canal + Sverige
0202/029E: Canal + Finland
0203/var.: Hallmark Nordic
0204/02B2: Canal + Norge
0205/02BC: Nelonen
0206/02C6: Canal + Danmark

--- Telecom 2B:  http://www.satcodx.com/t2b.html
CSN promo in PAL has replaced LCI - La Chaine Info on 12,585 H.

=== ASIA:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart3.shtml
--- Intelsat 701 at 180E:  http://www.satcodx.com/i701.html
Intelsat 701 has replaced Intelsat 511 at 180 East.
All channels remain on their old frequencies.

--- Agila 2:  http://www.satcodx.com/agila2.html
This satellite is now in orbit at 144 East, and commercial
operation is expected to begin in October.
A complete transponder line-up is already available on

--- Gorizont 30 at 142.5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/g30.html
Raj TV has left 3,725 L, is now only on Thaicom 3: 3,640 V.

--- Intelsat 704 at 66E:  http://www.satcodx.com/i704.html
Vijay TV has left 4,180 R, is now only on Thaicom 3: 3,616 V.

--- Intelsat 703 at 57E:  http://www.satcodx.com/i703.html
NEPC TV has again left 4,060 L.

=== NORTH AMERICA:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart2.shtml
--- GE 1:  http://www.satcodx.com/ge1.html
Microspace has started a package on 11,940 H, MPEG-2/Nagravision,
with this line-up: WRAL-TV, Serbian Satellite TV, TV Polonia,
National Pharmacy TV, TechNet/Signature Network TV and
Caliber Learning Network.

Deutsche Welle TV has started on 4,140 V (W1-22), NTSC/clear.
They are still on Satcom C4: 3,800 V (C4-05)

=== SOUTH AMERICA:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart2.shtml
--- Intelsat 709 at 50W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i709.html
The Colombian package on 3,840 R has switched from Digicipher 1
to Digicipher 2.

=== LAUNCHES:  http://www.satcodx.com/launches.shtml
Hot Bird 3 was successfully launched with Ariane V99 on 2 Sept.,
to be located at 13 East.

GE 3 was successfully launched with Atlas AC-146 on 4 Sept.,
will replace Spacenet 3R at 87 West.

The next weekly update will be sent out on 21 September,
and not on 14 September.

The number of visitors on the main page of SATCO DX Satellite
Chart has just passed 400.000, according to the counter,
with about 2.500 visitors daily.

Best Regards,
Christian Lyngemark                 SATCO DX Satellite Chart
Christian@Lyngemark.com             webmaster@satcodx.com
http://www.lyngemark.com/           http://www.satcodx.com/

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