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Topic # 138316 29-Dec-2013 23:47 Send private message

Hey all,

Just found Aussie Channel Nine FTA on Optus D1.

You can find it here:
12381 Vertical
3750 SR

Note - DVB-S2 receiver required.
Scan comes up with the name L-Bird1.

Interestingly, programs come through fine, however whenever it goes to a commercial break it blanks out for the duration of the break.
I'm guessing this is a feeder broadcast for regional re-broadcasts, and the regional breakout station would insert their ad's into the blank spots.

PS: Receiving on my 90cm dish, at about 80% signal strength (here in the Tron - city of the future)


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  Reply # 959406 31-Dec-2013 03:29 Send private message

shhhhhh
its been there for the cricket for weeks..




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  Reply # 959640 31-Dec-2013 16:43 Send private message

(here in the Tron - city of the future)

Where is tron?

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  Reply # 959644 31-Dec-2013 16:51 Send private message

Also, it is the Backhaul for Nine. hence why there is no commercials.

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  Reply # 959704 31-Dec-2013 19:22 Send private message

haydenmarsh: Also, it is the Backhaul for Nine. hence why there is no commercials.


Amazed you get it... STW 9 is Perth!

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  Reply # 959767 1-Jan-2014 00:17 Send private message

blakamin:
haydenmarsh: Also, it is the Backhaul for Nine. hence why there is no commercials.


Amazed you get it... STW 9 is Perth!


I don't have a DVB-S2 receiver to try and get it, but upon searching, that there came up as what was described in the OP.

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  Reply # 960183 2-Jan-2014 08:50 Send private message

Apsattv: shhhhhh
its been there for the cricket for weeks..

Thanks for keeping this quiet for so long!
You've saved me from a lot of pain and anguish as England lost the Ashes!
But I'm tuned in now and hoping for better things from the Sydney Test...
(shame that Gem and Go haven't returned also)

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Reply # 961355 5-Jan-2014 05:39 Send private message

I am really enjoying the Ashes series without the ad breaks. Reminds me of how we used to watch cricket on the BBC in the sixties!
Thanks for the very useful posting UncleArthur.

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