SATCO DX - Updates 980202-980208

SATCO DX - Updates 980202-980208

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

--- Palapa C1 at 150.5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/palapac1.shtml
RCTI has started on 4,160 H, PAL/clear, 6,60 MHz.

--- Apstar 1 at 138E:  http://www.satcodx.com/apstar1.shtml
BBC World is on 4,195 V, MPEG-2/clear, SR 5800, FEC 3/4.

--- Asiasat 2 at 100.5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/asia2.shtml
STAR News has started regular transmissions on 3,740 V, PAL/clear.

Shanxi TV has started on 12,339 H, MPEG-2/clear, SR 6930, FEC 1/2.

--- Thaicom 3 at 78.5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/thai78.shtml
VTV 4 has moved from 3,610 H to 3,649 H, PAL/clear.

--- Intelsat 804 at 64E:  http://www.satcodx.com/i804.shtml
Intelsat 804 replaced Intelsat 801 on 1 February.

--- Intelsat 602 at 62E:  http://www.satcodx.com/i602.shtml
Several South African changes, see the chart for more info.

--- Intelsat 703 at 57E:  http://www.satcodx.com/i703.shtml
Gemini TV and Sun Movies have left 3,930 R, East hemi beam.

--- Turksat 1C at 42E:  http://www.satcodx.com/turk1c.shtml
Bravo has replaced Sun TV on 11,580 V, MPEG-2/clear, SR 2495.

--- Kopernikus 2 at 28.5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/k2.shtml
Kanal 5 left 12,521 V (MPEG-2) on 1 February.

--- Astra 1E/1F/1G at 19.2E:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1.shtml
Several CSD channels have moved around. A new tp has been added:
12,522 V, MPEG-2/clear, SR 22000, FEC 5/6. They have left 11,895 V.

The Scandinavian Canal + package left 11,954 H on 1 February.

--- Eutelsat II f3 at 16E:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2f3.shtml
AgVision and TelePace have left 11,575 V.

--- Eutelsat II f1 at 13E:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2f1.shtml
Onyx has replaced Canal Courses in the AB Sat package on 11,678 H,

--- Hot Bird 3 at 13E:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb3.shtml
Acasa TV (Romania) has started reuglar transmissions on 12,201 H,
MPEG-2/clear, SR 5632, FEC 7/8.

Thai TV 5 Global Network has started on 12,111 V, MPEG-2/clear,

Mreza Sat (Croatia) has started regular transmissions on 12,303 V,

--- Sirius 2 at 5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/sirius.shtml
Telia (Sweden) has started their package on six tps, MPEG-2/Viaccess,
SR 27500, FEC 3/4, Nordic beam. For a complete line-up of frequencies
and TV/radio channels, see http://www.satcodx.com/dig/telia.shtml

BET on Jazz has started on 12,380 H, MPEG-2/clear.

--- Intelsat 707 at 1W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i707.shtml
TV Danmark has started on 11,014 H, MPEG-2/clear.

--- Thor 2 at 0.8W:  http://www.satcodx.com/thor2.shtml
Fox Kids Norway has started on 11,229 H, MPEG-2/clear, 06-18 CET.

--- Echostar 3 at 61.5W:  http://www.satcodx.com/echo3.shtml
Several DISH Network channels added, see the chart at
http://www.satcodx.com/dig/dish3.shtml for more info.

--- Nahuel 1A at 71.8W:  http://www.satcodx.com/nahuel1a.shtml
TDH - Television Directa al Hogar has a package in MPEG/TV COM,
with this line-up:
11,913 V: Canal Rural Satelital, Cronica TV, Infinito, 365 Cine,
Unovisision, Big Channel, ATC, Cronica Musical, MuchMusic, Venus,
America Sports and I-Sat.
12,035 V: Uniseries, Red de Noticias, America, Space, Canal 9,
CVSat, Telefe and TV Quality.
A special "digital chart" for this package has been added at

--- Spacenet 3R at 83W:  http://www.satcodx.com/sn3r.shtml
3ABN - Three Angels Boradcasting Network has left 4,120 H
(S3-21) in NTSC.

--- Galaxy 5 at 97W:
Showtime East has started on 4,180 V (G5-24), NTSC/VC2+.

--- Satellite Launches:  http://www.satcodx.com/launches.shtml
Brasilsat B3 was successfully launched with Ariane V105 at 23:29 UTC
on 4 February. It will be located at 65 West and has 28 C band tps.

The launch date of Intelsat 806 with Atlas is changed from 3 March
to 27 February.

The launch of Sinosat 1 with Long March is delayed from February to May.

--- SatTracker - remarks:
For satellites where the provided *input* to SatTracker is known to
be wrong, there is now a remark about that on the SatTracker page.
One example is the inclination for Asiasat 1 that is much less than
shown with SatTracker.

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

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