SATCO DX - Updates 980105-980111

SATCO DX - Updates 980105-980111

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/

--- PAS 2 at 169E:  http://www.satcodx.com/pas2.shtml
Cartoon Network/TNT have started in the package on 4,148 V,

--- PAS 4 at 68.5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/pas2.shtml
IBC 13 (Philippines) has started on 3,743 H, MPEG-2/clear.

ATN - Asia TV Network has left 4,155 H, temporary...?

--- Intelsat 804 at 44E:  http://www.satcodx.com/i804.shtml
This satellite is currently being tested at 44 East.

--- Turksat 1B at 31.3E:  http://www.satcodx.com/turk1b.shtml
Georgian TV has started on 11,057 V, MPEG-2, Turkish beam.

--- Kopernikus 3:  http://www.satcodx.com/k3.shtml
The ARD and ZDF packages have started on 11,498 H, 11,616 H
and 12,692 H, MPEG-2/clear, almost the same as on Astra 1G.

--- Astra 1B at 19.2E:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1b.shtml
BR Alpha has started on 11,686 V (tp 32), PAL/clear.

--- Astra 1G at 19.2E:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1g.shtml
The ZDF Vision on Astra 1E: 11,992 H has moved to 12,633 H
(tp 115), same PIDs, but with SR 22000 and FEC 5/6, line-up:
ZDF, 3 Sat, Der Kinderkanal/ARTE, Phoenix and Infobox, plus
some radio channels.

The ARD package on Astra 1F: 12,422 H has moved to 12,604 H
(tp 111), same PIDs, but with SR 22000 and FEC 5/6, line-up:
ARD, Bayerisches Fernsehen, Hessen Fernsehen, N 3, Sudwest 3,
WDR and Open TV tests.

The ARD package on Astra 1E: 11,876 H has moved to 12,722 H
(tp 119), same PIDs, but with SR 22000 and FEC 5/6, line-up:
EinsExtra, EinsFestival, EinsMuXx, MDR, ORB, B 1 and ARD -
online kanal, plus some radio channels.

--- Hot Bird 1 at 13E:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb1.shtml
ScreenShop has started on 11,304 H, PAL/clear, 01-10 CET.

Nasza TV promos (Poland) have started on 11,414 H, MPEG-2/clear.
They will start regular transmissions on 17 January.

Wereldomroep TV on 11,283 V has been renamed to BVN TV -
Beste van Nederland TV.

--- Hot Bird 2 at 13E:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb2.shtml
SCT - Satisfaction Channel TV is back on 11,977 H, PAL/Ping Pong,
ca 00-04 CET.

--- Hot Bird 3 at 13E:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb3.shtml
Several new channels have started in the Multichoice Hellas
package on 12,169 H, MPEG-2/IRDETO, line-up:
K-TV/SuperSport Hellas, BBC World, ANT 1, Star Channel, Animal
Planet, MAD TV, SKAI and Canali 5.

--- Tele-X & Sirius 1/2 at 5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/sirius.shtml
All services on Tele-X were switched off on 8 January!

Tele-X is now been removed from the service. Sirius 1 and Sirius 2
are merged together to a common chart to get a better overview of
what's available at 5 East.

--- Intelsat 707 at 1W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i707.shtml
VTV has switched from PAL to MPEG-2/clear on 11,540 V.
BBC Prime has been added to the package 11,540 V, MPEG-2/clear.

--- Express 2 at 14W:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2.shtml
RTP Africa has started on 3,836 R, MPEG-2/clear.

--- Intelsat 705 at 18W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i705.shtml
Prima TV (Romania) has started on 10,978 H, MPEG-2/clear.

--- Intelsat 709 at 50W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i709.shtml
--- Intelsat 706 at 53W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i706.shtml
Several digital TV channels added to these two satellites.

--- Echostar 3 at 61.5W:  http://www.satcodx.com/echo3.shtml
35 DISH Network TV channels have started in MPEG-2/Nagravision.
For a complete line-up, see http://www.satcodx.com/dig/dish3.shtml

--- Galaxy 8I at 79W:  http://www.satcodx.com/g8i.shtml
This satellite is currently being tested at 79 West.

--- Spacenet 3R at 83W:  http://www.satcodx.com/sn3r.shtml
KMPX-TV (Dallas) has started on 3,960 H (tp 13), NTSC/clear.

--- Anik E2 at 107.3W:  http://www.satcodx.com/ae2.shtml
CBLT-TV (CBC - Toronto) has started on 4,180 V, MPEG-2/PowerVu.

Minor corrections regarding frequencies and/or transmission
standards for several digital TV channels.

--- Footprints:
Footprint maps added for all Galaxy and SBS satellites!

--- LIVE TV transmissions on the web:
ChileVision at http://chilevision.cmet.net/noticias.ram
Bahrain TV at http://moci.arabian.net/tv.ram
Bloomberg TV at http://www.bloomberg.com/videos/top/Live.ram
TVG - TV de Galicia at http://www.crtvg.es/gal_tv.ram
InterStar at http://www.alnet.net/alnettv/startv/
Kral TV at http://www.alnet.net/alnettv/kraltv/
CTV (Turkey) at http://www.alnet.net/alnettv/ctv/
MBC (South Korea) at http://www.mbc.co.kr/mbctv.ram

--- LIVE Radio transmissions on the web:
Bayern 3 at http://br.gmd.de/cgi-bin/rv/dynCDF_BR3live?form=real&live=B3_live
B5 Aktuell at
Radio Oman at

--- LIVE Teletext services on the web:
Kabel 1:
VH-1 Germany:
TV 5 Europe/Afrique:

--- Satellite Launches:  http://www.satcodx.com/launches.shtml
The launch of Thor 3 with Delta has been brought forward from
August to 21 May!

Updated launch dates for some Atlas launches:
(previous known dates in parenthesis)
980303: Intelsat 806    (980316)
980512: Eutelsat W1     (980430)
980612: Intelsat 805    (980604)
980720: JCSAT 6         (980730)
980821: MCI 1 (x-Sky 2) (980303)

--- SAD - Satellite Address Directory:  http://www.sat-address.com/
Do you want to get addresses of fax numbers for a satellite
TV/radio channel?
Just click on the "A" to the right of the channel names, and you
get all the known information, provided by SAD!

If you have any corrections or additions to make, you are very
welcome to send updates to dodo@sat-address.com. Please note that
SAD is a separate service, but is "link cooperating" with SATCO DX.

--- New SATCO DX records!
On Friday 9 January, new records for the number of daily visitors
were set again! The main page scored 3.705 and the European chart
index 5.232...

--- Email address changes:
If you want to change email address for the Weekly SATCO DX Update
mails (these mails), please follow the instructions available at

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

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