SATCO DX - Updates 11-24 August

SATCO DX - Updates 11-24 August

This is a summary of last two week's updates to SATCO DX Satellite
Chart. More information is available at http://www.satcodx.com/

=== EUROPE:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart1.shtml
--- Intelsat 801 at 62E:  http://www.satcodx.com/i801.html
IRIB External Service has started on 11,128 V, SECAM.

--- Turksat 1C:  http://www.satcodx.com/turk1c.html
SuperSport is testing on 11,680 V, PAL.

--- Turksat 1B:  http://www.satcodx.com/turk1b.html
Kanal A has started on 10,993 H, MPEG-2.

--- Hot Bird 2:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb2.html
Telepiu has restructured it's package and has a new line-up,
plus new PIDs.
More details are on http://www.satcodx.com/dig/telepiu.html

--- Intelsat 707 at 1W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i707.html
TV 2 (Denmark) has replaced DR 1 on 11,461 H, MPEG-2/clear.
CNN International has replaced NRK To on 11,485 H, D2-MAC.

--- Thor 2:  http://www.satcodx.com/thor2.html
Sky Entertainment and Fox Kids testing on 11,229 H.
FilmNet 1 Nordic is on both 11,261 H and 11,293 H in D2-MAC.

--- Hispasat 1A/1B:  http://www.satcodx.com/hispa.html
Andalucia TV has started on 11,643 H, MPEG-2.

=== ASIA:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart3.shtml
--- Superbird C:  http://www.satcodx.com/sbc.html
Superbird C has reached its final location at 144 East,
and the first test carriers have been observed.

--- Thaicom 1:  http://www.satcodx.com/thai1.html
This satellite is now located at 120 Eest.
Thaicom 2 and 3 are still at 78.5 East.

--- Asiasat 2:  http://www.satcodx.com/asia2.html
Hallmark has started on 3,940 V, MPEG-2.

--- Thaicom 3:  http://www.satcodx.com/thai78.html
Raj TV has started officially on 3,640 V, PAL.
Vijay TV has started officially on 3,615 V, PAL.

--- PAS 4:  http://www.satcodx.com/pas4.html
ATN - Asia TV Network suddenly left 4,155 H on 15 August,
but came back on 23 August.

=== NORTH AMERICA:  http://www.satcodx.com/chart2.shtml
--- Intelsat 601 at 27.5W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i601.html
CFI - Canal France Int. on 3,766 R has switched to MPEG-2.

--- Anik E2:  http://www.satcodx.com/ae2.html
A lot of udpates on the Ku band have taken place.
Please see the chart for a current line-up.

--- Satcom C1:  http://www.satcodx.com/sc1.html
Las Vegas Channel on 4,100 V (C1-20) has ceased.

NRK Alltid Nyheter at http://www.nrk.no/alltidnyheter/alltidnyheter.ram
P4 - Radio Hele Norge at http://www.p4.no/nyheter/p4lyd/sound/live.ram
Radio Nordzee Nationaal at http://www.radio-noordzee.nl/live/rnn.ram
REE at http://www.rtve.es/rtve/_rne/_audio/reelive.ram
SkyRock at http://www.skyrock.atlantel.fr/skyrock.ram
Radio Comercial at http://www.radiocomercial.pt/audio/rc_live.ram

=== LAUNCHES:  http://www.satcodx.com/launches.shtml
Agila 2 was successfully launched with Long March on 19 Aug.,
to be located at 144 East.

Indostar 1 and Sirius 2 are scheduled to launch with
Ariane V101 on 10 October.

=== SATCO DX EMAIL ADDRESS ALIASES:  mailto:chris@satcodx.com
You can now get your own email address alias at satcodx.com!

The addresses will be as "firstname.familyname@satcodx.com".
If you are anonymous or have an existing nick name at SATCO DX,
you can get that name instead if you specifically ask for it.

Any requests about getting your email alias should be sent to
chris@satcodx.com. The price for having an email alias for one
full year is GBP 30, equal to about USD 48.

By having (and using) an SATCO DX email alias when sending
contributions to SATCO DX, your mails will be read and handled
with priority.

* Moving satellites:
The "moving satellites" are now listed in grey on the chart
indexes, with an indication of which direction they are moving
in. If you click on that direction, you automatically get
SatTracker for these satellites.

* Teletext names: (Javascript)
The teletext names are back on the charts, marked by a red "T".
By holding the mouse over the "T", you can see the name of the
teletext service.

* PIDs now also in decimal: (Javascript)
All PIDs at SATCO DX Satellite Chart are now listed in both
hexadecimal and decimal! The hexadecimal values are shown in
the actual charts and by holding the mouse over the "V" or "A",
you can see the value in decimal on the bottom of your browser.

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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