SATCO DX Satellite Chart - Updates 19-25 May

SATCO DX Satellite Chart - Updates 19-25 May

This is a summary of last week's updates to the service.
More details are available at http://www.satcodx.com/

=== EUROPE:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart1.shtml
--- Intelsat 604 at 60E:  http://www.satcodx.com/i604.html
RTR - Telekanal Rossija is in clear MPEG-2 on 11,135 V,
receivable with Nokia's d-box.

--- Eutelsat II f3:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2f3.html
Magic TV (Italy) has started on 12,572 H, MPEG-2/clear

--- Hot Bird 2:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb2.html
ANN - Arabic News Network promos have replaced
AB Sat promos on 11,766 V, PAL/clear

--- Tele-X:  http://www.satcodx.com/telex.html
TotoLine has left 12,602 L and is now digital at 1 West

--- Orion 1:  http://www.satcodx.com/o1.html
Cinquestelle (Italy) has started on 12,603 H, MPEG-2/clear

--- Home pages:
ATV (Turkey) at http://www.atv.com.tr/
Eurotica at http://www.cyberspice.com/euro/euronow.htm

=== ASIA:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart3.shtml
--- TDRS 5:  http://www.satcodx.com/tdrs5.html
Footprints links added for all TDRS satellites

--- PASI 1 (x-Gorizont 29):  http://www.satcodx.com/g29.html
Test transmissions are taking place on 3,675 R.

--- Optus B3:  http://www.satcodx.com/ob3.html
Imparja (Australia) is on 12,355 V, B-MAC

--- JCSAT 3:  http://www.satcodx.com/jc3.html
Several new TV channels added in the PerfecTV package
  217 TVSN - TV Shopping Network
  223 Kojima Shopping World
  257 CNN International
  270 MTV Japan
  273 Star Plus Japan
  281 Shoku Channel
  286 The Golf Channel
  313 Star Channel
  336 ABN - Asian Business Channel
  360 Super Channel
  361 Family Gekijo
  370 Let's Try
  372 Home Channel
  385 Kerin Channel 1
  386 Kerin Channel 2
A lot of home pages have also been added.

--- Chinasat 6:  http://www.satcodx.com/china6.html
Chinasat 6 (previously called Dongfanghong 3) has reached
proper orbit at 125.0 East.

--- Asiasat 2:  http://www.satcodx.com/asia2.html
On 19 May, WorldNet started on 3,880 H, PAL/clear

--- Measat 1:  http://www.satcodx.com/mea1.html
Measat India promos on 12,284 V/12,346 V, MPEG-2

--- Thaicom 1/2/3:  http://www.satcodx.com/thai78east.html
Thaicom 3 started official transmissions at 78.5E on 23 May.

TVT Channel 11 is back in PAL, now on Thaicom 3: 3,870 V

Thai home pages:
HSTV Channel 3 at http://www.tv3.co.th/
MCOT Channel 9 at http://www.mcot.or.th/
ACTO-ITV at http://www.itv.co.th/

--- PAS 4:  http://www.satcodx.com/pas4.html
ISkyB promos (India) on 12,200-12,500 GHz, MPEG-2

--- Intelsat 704 at 66E:  http://www.satcodx.com/i704.html
ETV - Eanadhu TV (India) is on 4,068 R, MPEG-2/clear

=== NORTH AMERICA:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart2.shtml
--- TDRS 4:  http://www.satcodx.com/tdrs4.html
--- TDRS 6:  http://www.satcodx.com/tdrs6.html
Footprints links added for all TDRS satellites

--- Home pages:
TDRSS/Columbia Communications at http://www.tdrss.com/
UPN at http://www.upn.com/
America's ChoiceMall at http://choicemall.com/
3ABN at http://www.tagnet.org/3abn/index.html
Adam & Eve TV Network at http://www.cyberspice.com/ae/ae.html

=== LAUNCHES:  http://www.satcodx.com/launches.shtml
Thor 2 was succesfully launched with a Delta rocket on 20 May.
It will be located at 0.8 West and cover mainly Scandinavia.

Telstar 5 was succsfully launched with Proton on 24 May.
It will be located at 97 West and has 24 C and 28 Ku band tps.

A new feature has been added to the Launches page.
Just under the text "SATCO DX Satellite Lauches", is now the current
date and time presented, in UTC, with the help of a JavaScript.
Please note that the time is only updated when you visit the page.

The SatTracker pages have got refreshed. There are now shortcuts to
other SatTracker chart from all these pages, as well as shortcuts
to the "Launches" page.

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

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