SAT Observations 97.01.04
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A news release from Cairo, Egypt, located at 30.3 North - 31.15 East,
sponsored by TELE-satellit, SATCO-DX and TBS Internet.
WHAT YOU'LL FIND HERE:
- Satellite and Transponder Observations in C- and Ku-Band,
- Commented from the Middle Eastern perspective.
WHAT YOU DON'T FIND HERE:
- Astra news, DF-1 reports and Skandinavian reports.
- Regular feeds and news transmissions are not listed.
THE HEADLINES IN THIS REPORT:
- No Headlines today
- Bits & Pieces
Yesterdays report has not been transmitted due to lack of interesting
TURKSAT 1C, 42 East, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/t1c.html
As upon request, after my message about the deteriorating signals of the
Turksat 1C, yesterday and today were most of the channels good
receivable, even those on the Eurobeam. It must have been the weather.
ARABSAT 1C, 31.7 East, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/a1c.html
Partly on transponder 15, 3.979 GHz, Rc, and transponder 18, 4.033 GHz,
Lc, the Qatari Open tennis tournament is transmitted. Sound carrier in
both cases on 6.60 MHz.
ARABSAT 2B, 30.8 East, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/a2b.html
The SATCO-DX information service reports the latest location from the
Arabsat 2B on 30.8 East (03/01/97) and the Arabsat 1C on 31.7 East. Test
transmissions from the Arabsat 2B could not yet be observed on this
ARABSAT 2A, 26 East, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/a2a.html
JSC Al Gezeerah, Quatar, on transponder 1, 12.521 GHz, H, starts since
the 1st of January one hour earlier at 16:20 CET.
EUTELSAT II-f4-M, 7 East, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/e2f4.html
The Dutch famous skating event "Elfstedentocht" (Tour of the eleven
cities) was shown live on transponder 26, 11.078 GHz, V. Unfortunately
SiS (Sound in Sync), but for these cases we kept our sync inserters
ready, isn't it ?
INTELSAT 707, 1 West, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/i707.html
Txpr 111X-A on 10.968 GHz, V, was used for a sport feed for Israel
Channel 1, yesterday evening.
AMOS 1, 4 West, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/amos1.html
Israel 1 and 3 are still part-time transmitted over the resp.
transponder 1L, 10.968 GHz, V, and 1U, 11.015 GHz, V. Both transponder
carry the TV sound on 6.60 MHz, and an empty carrier on 7.20 MHz.
Transponder 4L, 11.468 GHz, V, was used for a feed this afternoon.
Transponder 2U, 11.106 GHz, V, is still used for data transmission, and
was actually never turned down during the absence of the TV channels.
The Amos Footprint map for the East and West beam has been added to the
STA-MidEast pages on: http://www.sat-net.com/sat-mideast/
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