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# 42991 14-Oct-2009 15:48
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It seems that the D3 Satellite is up and running -
Optus has announced that Australia’s newest state-of-the-art satellite, Optus D3, is fully operational after successfully completing extensive in-orbit testing ahead of schedule. Following the successful launch of the Optus D3 satellite on 22 August 2009 (AEST) from French Guiana, Optus has now completed a number of crucial tests at its geo-stationary 156 degrees East location. D3 will complement Optus’ existing four satellites providing services across Australia, New Zealand, and Antarctica.

Here is the link http://www.satnews.com/cgi-bin/story.cgi?number=1785343482




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  # 263913 14-Oct-2009 17:01
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still can't find anything for NZ transponders, there are a number that are/were alive on the Aus beams.

will run a blind scan when I get home.

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nothing found

 
 
 
 


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  # 264130 15-Oct-2009 19:24
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Hi,

I am not suprised as I do not think anyone has a uplink in NZ for D3, Sky does not have one for their 7th transponder on D1 as far as I am aware.




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  # 264863 18-Oct-2009 17:25
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Sky I think using d3 for backup if anythink fails on d2




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  # 265178 19-Oct-2009 23:04
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cws82us: Sky I think using d3 for backup if anythink fails on d1


corrected slightly

yeah, probably right though.  I don't have a DVB-S2 tuner, so anything on D3 would only be HD at this stage I suspect.

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