SATCO DX - Updates 980330-980405

SATCO DX - Updates 980330-980405

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

--- Intelsat 701 at 180E:  http://www.satcodx.com/i701.shtml
New package on 4,095 L, MPEG-2, SR 27500, FEC 3/4, global beam:
Canal + New Caledonia (enc.)
Canal + Polynesia (enc.)
RFO 1 (clear)
RFO 2 (clear)
Saudi Channel 1 (clear)

--- PAS 2 at 169E:  http://www.satcodx.com/pas2.shtml
NHK has started its digital package on 4,034 H, MPEG-2/PowerVu,
SR 26470, FEC 3/4, line-up: NHK World TV and NHK World Premium.

CNBC Asia has left 4,148 V (MPEG-2).

--- Measat 2 at 148E:  http://www.satcodx.com/mea2.shtml
New channels in the ASTRO package: (MPEG-2/enc.)
11,044 H: Star World, IBC 13 and TBN - Trinity Broadc. Network
11,106 H: Star Movies and The Golf Channel
11,168 H: ESPN International, RPN 9 and ABC 5

--- Gorizont 22 at 140E:  http://www.satcodx.com/g22.shtml
NTV (Russia) has left 3,725 R.

--- Apstar 1 at 138E:  http://www.satcodx.com/apstar1.shtml
Footprint map added.

--- Apstar 1A at 134E:  http://www.satcodx.com/apstar1a.shtml
Footprint map added.

--- JCSAT 4 at 124E:  http://www.satcodx.com/jc4.shtml
JCSAT 4 has now completed its move from 150 East to 124 East.
JSkyB is testing on 12,658 V, MPEG-2/clear, SR 21086, FEC 3/4.

--- Palapa C2 at 113E:  http://www.satcodx.com/palapac2.shtml
CNBC Asia has left 3,620 H (PAL), still on 4,040 H.

The Discovery Channel on 3,720 H and ESPN International on
4,100 V have both ceased transmitting in B-MAC.

--- Gorizont 24 at 80E:  http://www.satcodx.com/g24.shtml
NTV (Russia) has left 11,525 R.
It's currently unsure where Gorizont 24 is, probably moving east.

--- PAS 4 at 68.5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/pas4.shtml
Sima-yeh Moghavemat has moved from 4,034 H to 3,932 H (PAL),
18:30-20:30 CET.

SAT-7 has moved from 4,034 H to 3,932 H (PAL).

--- Gorizont 32 at 53E:  http://www.satcodx.com/g32.shtml
Ku footprint map added.

--- Astra 1C at 19.2E:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1c.shtml
TCC has ceased on 10,994 H (tp 35).
CNBC Europe has moved from 11,097 V (tp 42) to 10,994 H (tp 35).

--- Astra 1E at 19.2E:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1e.shtml
CMT Europe has left 10,744 H (tp 51), replaced by a "Betzdorf
Uplink" test card, PAL/clear.

--- Astra 1F at 19.2E:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1f.shtml
ARD has left 12,168 V (MPEG-2).

Wizja TV promo has started on 12,382 H.

--- Astra 1G at 19.2E:  http://www.satcodx.com/astra1g.shtml
ORF (Austria) has started on 12,663 H, MPEG-2/clear.

ORF 2 and SF 1 have started on 12,692 H, MPEG-2/Cryptoworks.

--- Eutelsat II f3 at 16E:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2f3.shtml
BHT Sat has moved from Eutelsat II f1 to 11,163 H, PAL/clear.

--- Eutelsat II f1 at 13E:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2f1.shtml
BHT Sat has moved from 11,658 V to Eutelsat II f3.

SCT - Satisfaction Channel TV has started on 11,146 H,
PAL/Ping Pong, 6,20(!) MHz, 01:00-02:30 CET, super beam.

--- Hot Bird 1 at 13E:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb1.shtml
Animal Planet has ceased in PAL on 11,304 H.

A new package with Animal Planet and The Discovery Channel has
started on 11,304 H, MPEG-2/PowerVu, SR 27500, FEC 3/4.

The Discovery Channel has left 11,288 H (MPEG-2), moved to 11,304 H.

--- Hot Bird 2 at 13E:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb2.shtml
TPS has left 12,092 H and 11,938 H.

--- Hot Bird 3 at 13E:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb3.shtml
Eurotica Rendez-Vous has left 12,265 V, now only on 11,280 V.

SCT - Satisfaction Channel TV has started on 12,265 V,
PAL/Ping Pong, 6,40(!) MHz, 00:00-01:30 CET, wide beam.

SCT - Satisfaction Channel TV has started on 12,111 V, MPEG-2,
analog encryption, 01:00-02:30 CET, wide beam.

--- Hot Bird 4 at 13E:  http://www.satcodx.com/hb4.shtml
Eutelsat Skyplex tests have started on 10,719 V, MPEG-2/clear,
SR 27500, FEC 3/4.

On 31 March, Duna TV started on 10,815 H, PAL/clear, wide beam.

The TPS packages on Hot Bird 2: 11,938 H & 12,092 H have moved
to 10,758 V & 10,796 V, super beam.

--- Eutelsat II f4 M at 7E:  http://www.satcodx.com/e2f4.shtml
Cyprus Sat has left 11,141 H, now only available on Sirius 2.

--- Sirius 2 at 5E:  http://www.satcodx.com/sirius.shtml
Front Row Channel 50-54 have started with regular transmissions
on 12,303 H, MPEG-2/Viaccess, SR 25537, FEC 7/8.

--- TV-Sat 2 at 0.6W:  http://www.satcodx.com/tvsat2.shtml
CNBC Europe and Sci-Fi Channel Scandinavia have left 11,912 L
and moved to Sirius 2.

--- Intelsat 707 at 1W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i707.shtml
Video Zone (from Sky Granada) has replaced CMT Europe on
11,667 V, D2-MAC/Eurocrypt, 02-10 CET.

--- Intelsat 605 at 27.5W:  http://www.satcodx.com/i605.shtml
On 1 April, CMT Europe left 11,170 V (PAL).

--- GE 2 at 85W:  http://www.satcodx.com/ge2.shtml
Saudi Channel 1 has started on 4,100 H (tp 20), NTSC/clear.

--- Telstar 4 at 89W:  http://www.satcodx.com/t4.shtml
PBS NPS has left 11,923 H (DC1).
Footprint maps added.

--- Galaxy 7 at 91W:  http://www.satcodx.com/g7.shtml
FXM - Movies from Fox has left 4,140 V (G7-22).
They are now only in analog on GE 3.

--- Galaxy 3R/8I at 95W:  http://www.satcodx.com/g95.shtml
On 3 April, DirecTV Brazil and DirecTV Latin America left Galaxy 3R.
They are now only on Galaxy 8I.

--- Telstar 5 at 97W:  http://www.satcodx.com/t5.shtml
Footprint maps added.

--- Anik E2 at 107.3W:  http://www.satcodx.com/ae2.shtml
Viewer's Choice is on 4,140 V (E2-22), Digicipher 2, SR 19510,
FEC 3/4, line-up:
Viewer's Choice 1-8 (except 5) and Viewer's Choice Preview.

--- Echostar 1/2 at 119W:  http://www.satcodx.com/echo119.shtml
A lot of channels has been added to DISH Network.
See the DISH Network chart for more details.

--- Live RealAudio:
B5 Aktuell at

--- Live Teletext:
Duna TV at http://www.dunatv.hu/dunatext/

--- Satellite Launches:  http://www.satcodx.com/launches.shtml
Sinosat 1 with Long March is delayed from May to June.

New Proton launch months:
9806:    Astra 2A
9807-09: PAS 8

--- Internal - records:
* On 31 March, 900.000 counted visitors for the main
  page at SATCO DX Satellite Chart were passed!
* On 1 April, the European chart index was visited 5.548 times,
  a new record for one single day!
* On 2 April, the European chart index was visited 5.995 times,
  beating the old record by 407 visits!
* On 3 April, the main page at SATCO DX Satellite Chart was
  visited 3.953 times, beating the old record by 248 visits.

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