SATCO DX - Updates 13-19 October

SATCO DX - Updates 13-19 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
--- Astra 1D:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1d.html
ScreenShop has replaced AstraVision on 10,818 V, PAL/clear.

--- DF 1 on Astra 1E/1F:  http://www.satcodx.com/dig/df1.html
A lot of the TV and radio channels in the DF 1 package have
moved around between its transponders. Please see the DF 1
chart for more details and the current line-up.

--- Eutelsat II f1:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2f1.html
Fashion TV has taken over 11,055 H full time,
and Animal Planet is now only on 11,304 H.

--- Hot Bird 1:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb1.html
The French package has left 11,304 H and is now only on
Hot Bird 3: 12,245 H.

Animal Planet has started on 11,304 H, PAL/clear, 10-01 CET.

--- Hot Bird 2:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb2.html
RAISat 3 Enciclopedia has started on 11,804 V, MPEG-2/clear.

--- Tele-X:  http://www.satcodx.com/telex.html
TV 8 (Sweden) has started on 12,676 L, MPEG-2/clear,
SR 18750, FEC 1/2.

--- Thor 1:  http://www.satcodx.com/thor1.html
Animal Planet has started on 11,797 R, D2-MAC/clear.

--- Thor 2:
20 MCE - Music Choice Europe radio channels have started
on 11,309 V, MPEG-2/Conax.

--- Intelsat 803 at 27.5W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i803.html
WorldNet has left 3,742 R in PAL, and is now in MPEG-2 on
3,715 R, East Hemi beam.

=== ASIA:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart3.shtml
--- Thaicom 3:  http://www.satcodx.com/thai78.html
VTV (Vietnam) has already left 3,610 H.

=== NORTH AMERICA:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart2.shtml
--- PAS 5 at 58W:  http://www.satcodx.com/pas5.html
Digital package on 3,840 V, MPEG-2/clear, SR 19850, FEC 2/3,
line-up: CBS TeleNoticias (Portuguese, Spanish), Animal
Planet and People & Arts Network.

--- Spacenet 3R:  http://www.satcodx.com/sn3r.html
HTS - Home Team Sports has started on 4,160 H (S3-23),

--- GE 3:  http://www.satcodx.com/ge3.html
PBS has started on 12,100 V, NTSC/clear.

--- Telstar 4:  http://www.satcodx.com/t4.html
PBS has left 11,895 V and moved to GE 3.

Fun Radio at http://www.funradio.fr/funlive/funlive.ram
RTL 2 (radio) at http://www.rtl2.fr/sons/rtl2-live.ram

=== SATELLITE LAUNCHES:  http://www.satcodx.com/launches.shtml
Apstar 2R was successfully launched with Long March at 17:13 UTC
on 16 October (03:13 on 17 October, Hong Kong time).
It has 16 Ku and 28 C tps, will be located at 77 East.
Commercial operation is expected to begin in mid November.

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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