SAT Observations 97.01.06
WELCOME TO SAT-MIDEAST !
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:
- Discovery started
- TV Polonia ?
- Amos changes (again...)
- Bits & Pieces
EXPRESS 6, 80 East, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/e6.html
AST on transponder 17, 4.125 GHz, Rc, is lately closed down in the
morning without test card.
PANAMSAT 4, 68.5 East, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/pas4.html
As yesterday already announced: at midnight UTC opened, on DStv channel
20 of the SHOWTIME network, the Discovery Channel in the African/Asian
version (not identical to the Astra transmissions). The channel is not
The channel is neither announced in the promo videos, in the programme
forecast channel 19, nor is the titel available in the on-screen menus.
(Fred Zaziski, Bahrain; Floros Lyssiotis, Cyprus)
ARABSAT 2B, 30.7 East, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/a2b.html
Untill today no sign of this satellite on his final position.
EUTELSAT II-f3, 16 East, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/e6.html
On tranponder 37, 11.575 GHz, V, a NTSC transmission for Fox News
Network from Jerusalem.
Hot Bird 1, 13 East, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/hb1.html
TV Polonia on transponder 13, 11.474 GHz, showed throughout the day only
a basic testcard accompanied by a Polish Radio station.
AMOS 1, 4 West, SATCO-DX: http://www.satcodx.com/amos1.html
No changes in transponder occupancy today. The sound carriers have
changed today again on the transmiting transponders. Both carry now the
TV sound on 6.60 MHz and leave 7.20 MHz empty. Additional to ongoing
tests on transponder 4U and 5U, tests could also be observed on
transponder 6U, 11.699 GHz, V.
SAT MidEast Intern
The SAT-MidEast pages on Sat-Net got various updates today.
I like to wish all Orthodox Christians among my readers in Russia, the
Balkan States and the Middle East, a happy feast today!
Henk C. Room / Sat-MidEast / Cairo - Egypt
SAT-MidEast maintains a homepage with all relevant Middle Eastern
satellite information, e.g. receivable satellites, their positions,
future satellites, foot print maps, latest news, broadcaster info's,
interesting Internet links, and a, satellite based, archive of all
messages released since the start of SAT-MidEast on November 5, 1996.
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