SATCO DX - Updates 1-7 December

SATCO DX - Updates 1-7 December

This is a summary of the updates at SATCO DX last week.
More info and daily updated satellite listings are available
on SATCO DX Satellite Chart at http://www.satcodx.com/

====== EUROPE:  http://www.satcodx.com/europe.shtml
--- Intelsat 801 at 64E:  http://www.satcodx.com/i801.shtml
Intelsat 801 is now located at 64 East.

--- Astra 1B:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1b.shtml
ORB has started officially on 11,656 V (tp 30), PAL/clear.

--- Astra 1D:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1d.shtml
Sudwest 3 Rheinland-Pfalz has replaced Phoenix on 10,891 H
(tp 61), PAL/clear.

--- Astra 1F:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1f.shtml
TW 1 (Austria) has started on 12,168 V, MPEG-2/clear.

--- Eutelsat II f1:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2f1.shtml
Canal 24 Horas has left 11,658 V, moved to Hot Bird 2.

--- Hot Bird 2:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb2.shtml
Canal 24 Horas has started on 11,785 H, PAL/clear.

SCT - Satisfaction Club TV has started on 11,977 H,
PAL/PingPong, 00-04 CET.

--- Hot Bird 3:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb3.shtml
Eurotica Rendez-Vous has started on 12,265 V, D2-MAC/Eurocrypt,
wide beam. They have left Hot Bird 2: 11,785 H.

IRIB's Jaam-e-Jam TV Network (Iran) is testing/promoting their
new service on 12,437 H, PAL/clear, wide beam.

--- Eutelsat II f2:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2f2.shtml
SCT - Satisfaction Club TV has left 11,163 H and is now
only on Hot Bird 2.

--- Sirius 2:  http://www.satcodx.com/sirius2.shtml
The in-orbit tests are now finished and the satellite is operational.
Except several channels to start here in the near future. For current
line-ups, see the online satellite chart.

--- Hispasat 1A/1B:  http://www.satcodx.com/hispa.shtml
Canal 24 Horas has started on 11,643 H, MPEG-2/clear.

--- TDRS 4 at 41W:  http://www.satcodx.com/tdrs4.shtml
ERT Sat has started on 3,960 H, NTSC/clear.

====== MIDDLE EAST:  http://www.satcodx.com/europe.shtml
--- Arabsat 2A:  http://www.satcodx.com/arab2a.shtml
ART Al-Ma'aref has started on 12,685 H, PAL/clear.

====== ASIA:  http://www.satcodx.com/asia.shtml
--- Express 6 at 80E:  http://www.satcodx.com/e6.shtml
TV Centr has started on 4,125 R, SECAM/clear.

====== NORTH AMERICA:  http://www.satcodx.com/america.shtml
--- TDRS 4 at 41W:  http://www.satcodx.com/tdrs4.shtml
ERT Sat has started on 3,960 H, NTSC/clear.

--- Telstar 5:  http://www.satcodx.com/t5.shtml
Thai TV 5 Global Network is on 11,991 V, MPEG-2/clear.

====== SOUTH AMERICA:  http://www.satcodx.com/america.shtml
--- Intelsat 803 at 27.5W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i803.shtml
Venezolana de TV has left 3,898 L.

--- Brasilsat B1 at 70W:  http://www.satcodx.com/brazilb1.shtml
Footprint maps added for both the regional and national beams.

--- Galaxy 3R:  http://www.satcodx.com/g3r.shtml
The remaining 33 radio channels (all on the East beam) have been
added to the DirecTV Latin America chart.

====== SATELLITE LAUNCHES:  http://www.satcodx.com/launches.shtml
On 2 December, JCSAT 5 was successfully launched with Ariane V103,
after a 17 minutes delay due to unacceptable winds over the site.

On 2 December, Astra 1G was successfully launched with Proton.
A transponder layout for Astra 1G is available at SATCO DX, at

The next Ariane launch (V104) is scheduled for 20 December,
to carry Intelsat 804.

The launch of Chinastar 1 with Long March is delayed from
7 December to 20 February.

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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