TS News - Transponder News

TELE-satellit News, 13 August 1996

Transponder News

ASTRA 1A-1F, 19.2E
- Holland Media Group delayed the end of the analogue service by RTL 4, RTL
5 and Veronica 6. According to Christian Lyngemark, on the Veronica
6-channel comes a onscreen-insert. On the moment I can't give more news
about the complaint against the analogue close-down by the HMG-programmes.
- A lot of interruptions of the Dutch music-programm with no name, broadcast
on the sub-carriers 7.74/7.92 MHz (transponder 10.744 Ghz h), have been
noted on the weekend. On the digital channel with the sign VRN (ex Veronica
Nieuws-Radio) is start a sound-check on Sunday.

- TV Plus you can seen after the end of the Olympic Games since few days
between 19.00 to 23.00 CET in D2 MAC/Eurocrypt (16:9 mode). The channel will
broadcast until December 31 on 11.555 Ghz h daily.
- Arabic music- and cultur-tv art 5 comes still around the clock on 11.638
Ghz h (two onscreen-insert's: Kingdom 5 KR and art 5), sound at 6.60 MHz.

- Sentanta Sport was back on Sunday at 12.606 Ghz v. The big part of the
transmission broadcasted in PAL clear. The same have been noted parallel on
12.522 Ghz v (in PAL clear too).

- Canal + Espana has left transponder 12.632 Ghz h. The entertaiment channel
had started for few days ago double-transmission on 12.711 Ghz h and the
very strong channel 12.632 Ghz h.

INTELSAT 709, 50.0W
- Today I can offer a up-date about the INTELSAT-generation, INTELSAT 709 is
currently on the position 50 degrees W - this bird will no going to 18
degrees W. Instead INTELSAT 705 is moved on the positon (around 17.8 degrees
W) and will replace the very old bird INTELSAT 515. 

  Source: Stefan Hagedorn

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