SATCO DX - Updates 980323-980329

SATCO DX - Updates 980323-980329

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

--- Optus B1 at 160E:  http://www.satcodx.com/optusb1.shtml
7 Network has moved from 12,418 V to 12,386 V (EPAL).

--- Asiasat G at 122E:  http://www.satcodx.com/g30.shtml
NTV (Russia) has started on 3,675 R, SECAM/clear,
Footprint map added.

--- Asiasat 2 at 100.5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/asia2.shtml
Sky News has ceased on 3,900 V (MPEG-2).

Mongolian TV and Voice of America TV have left 3,680 H.
The Voice of America TV programs are now included in WorldNet
on 3,880 H, while Mongolian TV is on an Intelsat satellite.

--- Apstar 2R at 76.5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/apstar2r.shtml
Plus 21 promo has started on 3,760 H, PAL/clear.

--- PAS 4 at 68.5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/pas4.shtml
Sima-yeh Moghavemat seems to have started on 3,930 H, PAL/clear,
Middle East beam.

--- Coupon 1 at 55E:  no URL any more
Coupon 1 has failed and officials at Russia's Central Bank (the owner)
says it is now "space garbage". It experienced problems last week and
has now stopped responding to commands from earth. 
This satellite has now been removed from SATCO DX Satellite Chart.

--- Gorizont 31 at 40.5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/g31.shtml
Footprint maps added.

--- Eutelsat II f2 at 10E:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2f2.shtml
Pop TV has started on 11,026 H, MPEG-2/clear, SR 3055, FEC 7/8.

--- Sirius 2 at 5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/sirius.shtml
TeleSport (Russian dog/horse racing channel) has started on
12,348 H, MPEG-2/clear, SR 3332, FEC 3/4.

SIS Racing Service has started on 12,334 H, MPEG-2/clear,
SR 4410, FEC 3/4.

--- Telecom 2A at 8W:  http://www.satcodx.com/tele2a.shtml
Cine Cinefil has started on 12,606 V, D2-MAC/Eurocrypt M.
Cine Cinema 1 has started on 12,690 V, D2-MAC/Eurocrypt M.

--- Intelsat 803 at 21.5W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i803.shtml
CFI Afrique Pro has started on 3,777 R, MPEG-2/Viaccess,
SR 8448, FEC 1/2.

CFI Afrique DTH has started on 3,724 R, SECAM/clear.

BFBS is still on 4,082 R, global beam, video enc., audio clear.
BFBS had reduced the power and the signal is now very weak.

--- Echostar 1/2 at 119W:  http://www.satcodx.com/echo119.shtml
ESPN, Cinemax, Showtime and The Movie Channel plus a few more have
moved around within the DISH Network. For new channel numbers,
see the DISH Network chart at http://www.satcodx.com/dish119.shtml

--- Live RealAudio:
Radio Radio at http://www.radioradio.it/radiorad.ram
RCI - Radio Caraibes Int. at http://www.rcigp.gp/rci28.ra

--- Satellite Launches:  http://www.satcodx.com/launches.shtml
Nilesat 101 and BSAT 1B are delayed from 17 to 28 April.

Ariane L503 is delayed from 15 July to 11 September,
will carry Hot Bird 5 or maybe Eutelsat W2.

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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