SATCO DX - Updates 16-27 July

SATCO DX Satellite Chart - Updates 16-27 July

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

=== EUROPE:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart1.shtml
--- Turksat 1C:  http://www.satcodx.com/turk1c.html
Genc TV has moved from Eutelsat II f3 to 11,023 V, MPEG-2

--- Astra 1B:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1b.html
CCE - Christian Channel Europe and Sci-Fi Channel have
started on 11,568 V (tp 24). They are still on 11,171 H.

--- Astra 1F:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1f.html
Deutsche Welle TV has started on 12,363 V, MPEG-2/clear

--- Eutelsat II f3:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2f3.html
Genc TV has moved from Eutelsat II f3 to Turksat 1C

--- Eutelsat II f2:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2f2.html
Med TV is back on 10,972 V, PAL, not jammed any more!

--- Intelsat 707/Thor 2 at 1W:  http://www.satcodx.com/1west.html
The Telenor package has left Intelsat 707 and is now on Thor 2
The Finnish package consisting of Nelonen and TV Finland have
moved from Intelsat 601 to Intelsat 707: 10,960 H

--- Hispasat 1A/1B:  http://www.satcodx.com/hispa.html
Telesat 5 and Antena 3 Internacional have ceased.

=== MIDDLE EAST:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart1.shtml
--- Intelsat 510 at 33E:  http://www.satcodx.com/i510.html
Baztab (Iran) has started on 4,015 R, East hemi beam

--- Arabsat 2A:  http://www.satcodx.com/arab2a.html
CFI - Canal France Int. has been forced to leave 3,946 L.
The reason is that an X-rated movie was shown at prime
time due to a mistake by France Telecom.
The full story about this was covered in the Daily Update
mails, which only are available for regular contributors.

--- Express 2 at 14W:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2.html
IRIB External Service (Iran) has left 3,975 R

--- Live RealVideo:
Oman TV at http://www.oman-tv.gov.om/oman-tv.ram

--- Home pages:
Jordan Satellite Channel at http://www.jrtv.com/satellit.htm
Oman TV at http://www.oman-tv.gov.om/

=== ASIA:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart3.shtml
--- JCSAT 1A at 150E:  http://www.satcodx.com/jc4.html
JCSAT 1A (JCSAT 4) has taken over from JCSAT 1.
For details about current line-up, please see the chart.

--- Gorizont 30 at 142.5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/g30.html
--- Apstar 1 at 138E:  http://www.satcodx.com/apstar1.html
ABC 5 and RPN 9 have moved from Gorizont 30 to
Apstar 1: 3,800 H, MPEG-1.5/PowerVu

--- Koreasat 1/2:  http://www.satcodx.com/korea.html
KBS 1 and KBS 2 (South Korea) are on 11,823 L
A South Korean package with 29 TV channels is also here.

--- Insat 2B/2C:  http://www.satcodx.com/in93.html
DD 13 has started on Insat 2C: 2,595 H, PAL

--- Intelsat 703 at 57E:  http://www.satcodx.com/i703.html
Several changes for the Indian channels on this satellite.

=== NORTH AMERICA:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart2.shtml
--- Anik E2:  http://www.satcodx.com/ae2.html
Numerous Digicipher 2 changes on the Ku band

=== LAUNCHES:  http://www.satcodx.com/launches.shtml
The launch of Superbird C with Atlas has been postponed twice,
but a new attempt will take place on 28 July, 00:53 UTC.

PAS 5 with Proton is delayed from 31 July to 22 August, 00:32 UTC.

The launch of Apstar 2R with Long March is delayed, first from
early Agusut to late August, then to 5 or 10 September.
The reason is questions over control of the orbiter after the
launch. "Mabuhay" [Agila 2] will still be launch early in August,
now targeted for 10 August.

--- SATCO DX Seminars:
SATCO DX is now offering seminars (workshops) on receiving satellite
signals. Currently, two seminars are due to be held, both directly
at the Uplink control center of Deutsche Telekom in Usingen (near
Frankfurt) in Germany. They will be hosted by Dr Dish, and the first
is scheduled for Saturday 13 September.
If you know German and would like to know more about this, please
read the full text at http://www.satcodx.com/seminars/seminar.html

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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