SATCO DX - Updates 980504-980510

SATCO DX - Updates 980504-980510

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

--- PAS 4 at 68.5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/pas4.shtml
NHK has started on 4,034 H, MPEG-2/PowerVu, SR 26470, FEC 3/4,
line-up: NHK World Premium (enc.) and NHK World TV (clear).
It's exactly the same line-up as on PAS 2.

--- Eutelsat II f1 at 13E:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2f1.shtml
SCT has left 11,146 H (PAL).
SCT has started on 11,658 V, PAL/PingPong, 23:15-00:45 CET.

--- Hot Bird 2 at 13E:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb2.shtml
SCT has left 12,092 H (MPEG-2).
EuroNews/Super Shop has replaced Onyx on 12,092 H, MPEG-2/clear.

--- Hot Bird 3 at 13E:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb3.shtml
SCT has left 12,111 V (MPEG-2).
EuroNews/Super Shop has replaced Onyx on 12,111 V, MPEG-2/clear.

Polonia 1 is back, now on 12,303 V, MPEG-2/clear.
Viva Zwei has started on 12,149 V, MPEG-2/clear.
Abu Dhabi TV has started on 12,380 V, MPEG-2/clear.

--- Eutelsat II f2 at 10E:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2f2.shtml
RTS Sat has left 11,658 V, now only on 11,596 H.

--- Intelsat 707 at 1W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i707.shtml
ITV (Tanzania) is on 4,000 L, MPEG-2/clear, SR 4443, FEC 1/2.

--- TDRS 4 at 41W:  http://www.satcodx.com/tdrs4.shtml
ERT International has left 4,040 H (MPEG-2).

--- GE 2 at 85W:  http://www.satcodx.com/ge2.shtml
Abu Dhabi TV has started on 3,920 V (tp 11), NTSC/clear.

--- Galaxy 3R at 95W:  http://www.satcodx.com/g3r.shtml
Test carriers on 11,930 H and 12,110 H in USA, confirming
that this beam is now switched from South America to USA.

--- LIVE Real Video:
IRIB TV 1 (Iran) at http://www.irna.com/television.ram

--- LIVE Real Audio:
Radio One (Tanzania) at http://www.ippmedia.com/radio1.ram

--- Satellite Launches:  http://www.satcodx.com/launches.shtml
Echostar 4 was successfully launched with Proton at 23:45 UTC
on 7 May. It will replace Echostar 1 at 119 West, which in turn
will be moved to 148 West.

--- Internal:
The number of counted visitors to SATCO DX Satellite Chart
passed one million on 5 May!

The Weekly SATCO DX Update mail for 17 May is cancelled due to
Cable & Satellite '98 in London, 18-20 May. The next update mail
will be out on 24 May, and cover two weeks instead of one week.

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

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