SATCO DX - Updates 20-26 October

SATCO DX - Updates 20-26 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
--- Turksat 1C:  http://www.satcodx.com/turk1c.html
The package on 11,024 V has moved to 11,664 V, new MPEG-2 data:
SR 7550, FEC 5/6.

--- Astra 1F:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1f.html
The RTL package has started on 12,188 H (tp 89), with a 
copy of what's on 11,914 H (tp 75).

--- Hot Bird 1:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb1.html
The Discovery Channel has left 11,248 H (MPEG-2), moved to
11,288 H.

--- Hot Bird 3:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb3.html
ERT Inernational started on 23 October on 12,284 H,
PAL/clear, 6,60 MHz.

--- Canal Digital on Intelsat 707/Thor 2:
A special Canal Digital chart is now created. For more
details, see http://www.satcodx.com/dig/canaldigital.html

--- Intelsat 601 at 34.5W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i601.html
Intelsat 601 replaced Intelsat 603 at 34.5 West on 16 October.
Intelsat 603 will now move to 24.5 West to replace Intelsat 605.

=== ASIA:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart3.shtml
--- Thaicom 3:  http://www.satcodx.com/thai3.html
VTV 1/3 has ceased on 3,572 H.

A new digital package has started on 3,560 H, MPEG-2/clear,
SR 22908, FEC 3/4, with this line-up:
Army TV Channel 5, TVT Channel 11, Raj TV, Vijay TV, SCTV
ABN - Asia Business News and MTV.

=== NORTH AMERICA:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart2.shtml
--- PAS 5 at 58W:  http://www.satcodx.com/pas5.html
A CCTV package has started on 3,880 H, MPEG-2/clear,
SR 27684, FEC 7/8, line-up:
CCTV 3 Culture, CCTV 4, CCTV 9

On 20 October ESPN started on 3,800 V, MPEG-2/PowerVu/encrypted,
SR 26470, FEC 7/8, line-up:
ESPN Atlantic Network, ESPN 2, ESPN and ESPN Pacrim Network.

--- Echostar 3 at 61.5W:  http://www.satcodx.com/echo3.html
This satellite has now reached geostationary orbit at 61.5 West.

--- Galaxy 7:  http://www.satcodx.com/g7.html
The B-Movie Channel has started on 4,140 V (G7-22), NTSC/clear.
It's in clear for now, but plan to encrypt in VC2+ in the
near future.

--- Anik E2:  http://www.satcodx.com/ae2.html
Numerous updates for the Star Choice and ExpressVu packages
have taken place, including a restructuring of the Star Choice
package. Please see these charts for more details.
Star Choice: http://www.satcodx.com/dig/starchoice.html
ExpressVu:   http://www.satcodx.com/dig/expressvu.html

--- Satcom C4:  http://www.satcodx.com/sc4.html
WLBT-TV, the NBC affiliate Jackson in Mississippi, has started
on 3,940 H, NTSC/clear, temporary due to a collapsed tower.

=== SATELLITE LAUNCHES:  http://www.satcodx.com/launches.shtml
Sirius 2/Cakrawarta 1 are now scheduled to launch with Ariane
on 10 November, 21:48-22:33 UTC (22:48-23:33 CET). Live coverage
is expected on Telecom 2C and Tele-X: 12,605 L

=== INTERNAL:  http://www.satcodx.com/updates.html
The update page is currently NOT updated due to reconstructon
of that page. It will be back in another form soon.
The site is of course updated daily even if the Update page
is not updated. Sorry for any inconvenience!

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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