SATCO DX - Updates 15-21 December

SATCO DX - Updates 15-21 December

This is a summary of the updates at SATCO DX last week.
More info and daily updated satellite listings are available
on SATCO DX Satellite Chart at http://www.satcodx.com/

====== EUROPE:  http://www.satcodx.com/europe.shtml
--- Astra 1G:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1g.shtml
This satellite is currently being tested at 24.5 East,
will move to 19.2 East after completed tests. 

--- Astra 1C:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1c.shtml
On 20 December, Hessen Fernsehen started on 11,068 V,

--- Sirius 2:  http://www.satcodx.com/sirius2.shtml
On 17 December, RIK (Cyprus) started on 12,265 H, PAL/clear,
European beam. Radio channels: 7,20: RIK 1 and 7,80: RIK 3.

DK 4 (Denmark) has started on 12,380 H, MPEG-2/clear,
European beam.

--- Thor 2:  http://www.satcodx.com/thor2.shtml
Canal M (NRK's shopping channel) has started on 11,325 H,
D2-MAC/clear, 01-17 CET.

=== MIDDLE EAST:  http://www.satcodx.com/europe.shtml
--- Arabsat 2A:  http://www.satcodx.com/arab2a.shtml
TFC - The Filipino Channel has started on 12,563 H (1st Net),

====== ASIA:  http://www.satcodx.com/asia.shtml
--- PAS 2:  http://www.satcodx.com/pas2.shtml
GWN - Golden West Network has started on 12,265 V,
MPEG-2/PowerVu, SR 16200, FEC 1/2. Other channels in
this package are ABC WA and SBS WA.

TV Chile International has started in the California bouquet
on 3,901 H, MPEG-2/clear.

====== NORTH AMERICA:  http://www.satcodx.com/america.shtml
--- Telstar 4:  http://www.satcodx.com/t4.shtml
GPTV - Georgia Public TV is on 11,848 H, Digicipher 2.

--- GE 1:  http://www.satcodx.com/ge1.shtml
Outdoor Life is on 3,800 H, Digicipher 2.

--- Intelsat 605 at 27.5W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i605.shtml
On 14 December (UTC), Intelsat 605 replaced Intelsat 803 at
27.5 West. Several C band channels are considerably weaker now.

Intelsat 803 will very soon replace Intelsat 515 at 21.3 West.

====== INTERNAL:
Thanks for all the SATCO DX two-year Anniversary Greetings!
All of them are available at http://www.satcodx.com/birthday.html,
totally more than 50 greetings...

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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