SATCO DX - Updates 6-12 October
SATCO DX - Updates 6-12 October
This is a *summary* of the updates at SATCO DX last week.
More information and current satellite listings are available
on SATCO DX Satellite Chart at http://www.satcodx.com/
=== EUROPE: http://www.satcodx.com/chart1.shtml
--- TDF 2 at 29E: http://www.satcodx.com/tdf2.html
TDF 2 has been testing at 29 East! There was a Eutelsat promo
video on 11,804 R, in-between the videos saying:
TDF-2 EUTELSAT SATELLITE
AT 29 DEGREES EAST
10/12 OCTOBER 1997
This satellite will move further to 36 East.
--- Astra 1E: http://www.satcodx.com/astra1e.html
Three more Spanish TV channels have started on 11,895 V,
MPEG-2/clear: Mosaico, Andalucia TV and TVC Internacional.
--- Eutelsat II f1: http://www.satcodx.com/e2f1.html
TPS has left 12,708 V and is now on Hot Bird 3: 12,149 V.
On 12 October, TVE's Canal 24 Horas (Spain) started on
11,658 V, PAL/clear, 6,60 MHz, no teletext.
--- Hot Bird 3: http://www.satcodx.com/hb3.html
The French package on Hot Bird 1: 11,304 H have moved to
12,245 H with the same line-up.
--- Thor 2: http://www.satcodx.com/thor2.html
Canal Digital are testing with 24 versions of Kiosk on
11,372 V (1-12) and 11,403 V (13-24), MPEG-2/clear.
--- Telecom 2B: http://www.satcodx.com/t2b.html
RTL TVi has left 12,627 H.
--- Intelsat 803 at 27.5W: http://www.satcodx.com/i803.html
See the special section in the end of this mail.
=== AFRICA: http://www.satcodx.com/chart1.shtml
--- Intelsat 515 at 21.5W: http://www.satcodx.com/i515.html
NTA (Nigeria) has started on 4,092 R in PAL, was previously
on Intelsat 601 at 27.5W.
=== ASIA: http://www.satcodx.com/chart3.shtml
--- Palapa C1 at 150.5E: http://www.satcodx.com/palapac1.html
CNBC has left 4,160 H.
--- Gorizont 21 at 145E: http://www.satcodx.com/g21.html
ORT 1 is on 3,675 R, SECAM, 7,00 MHz
--- Gorizont 30 at 142.5E: http://www.satcodx.com/g30.html
EM TV (Papua New Guinea) and TVSN have left 3,885 L and are
now on Asiasat 2: 3,760 H.
--- Asiasat 2: http://www.satcodx.com/asia2.html
EM TV (Papua New Guinea) has started on 3,760 H, PAL/clear,
6,20:6,80 MHz, 22-14 UTC. TVSN is broadcasting 14-22 UTC.
The radio channels 96 Nau FM and 93 Iume FM are on 6,80 and
AHTV (China) has started on 3,820 V, MPEG-2/clear, SR 4418,
Hei Long Jiang TV has started on 3,834 V, MPEG-2, SR 4418,
--- Gorizont 27 at 96.5E: http://www.satcodx.com/g27.html
Yamal TV is on 11,525 R, SECAM/clear, 7,00 MHz, Russian.
--- Thaicom 3: http://www.satcodx.com/thai78.html
VTV (Vietnam) or a mix of VTV 1 and VTV 3 have started on
3,615 H, PAL, 6,60/7,00 MHz, 06-24 Bangkok time, global beam,
same version as on Measat 1.
=== NORTH AMERICA: http://www.satcodx.com/chart2.shtml
--- Spacenet 3R at 83W: http://www.satcodx.com/sn3r.html
This satellite has now completed its move from 87 to 83 West.
--- Galaxy 4: http://www.satcodx.com/g4.html
CCTV 4 has started on 11,960 H, NTSC/clear.
--- Satcom C3: http://www.satcodx.com/sc3.html
Viewers Choice have left 3,760 H (C3-03), Digicipher 2.
The Discovery package has left 4,140 H (C3-22), Digicipher 2.
--- Galaxy 1R: http://www.satcodx.com/g1r.html
All channels except CNN en Espanol have left 4,000 H (G1-15).
--- Satcom C4: http://www.satcodx.com/sc4.html
Viewers Choice have left 4,060 H (C4-18), Digicipher 2.
=== Intelsat 803 at 27.5W: http://www.satcodx.com/i803.html
On 6 October, at 23:00 UTC, Intelsat 803 replaced Intelsat 601
at 27.5 West. In connection to that switch, some channels had
to change frequencies and/or leave the satellite.
Here are the changes:
CFI Afrique: 3,910 R -> 3,886 R
MCE - Music Choice Europe (MPEG-2): 11,609 V -> 11,631 V
The South American package: 3,889 R -> 3,924 R
NTA (Nigeria) left 4,065 R, moved to Intelsat 515: 4,092 R
TPA (Angola) left 3,780 L, new location unknown
Christian Lyngemark SATCO DX Satellite Chart
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