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Topic # 109791 26-Sep-2012 20:58
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Is Intelsat 19 transmitting programs yet form 166 degrees East or is it too soon to know.  If so are there FTA programs included?

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  Reply # 691938 26-Sep-2012 22:14
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Hi Dkeeper,

Yes, IS 19 has been transmitting FTA channels for about six weeks. There's 25 or so, mainly Greek, Turkish, Spanish and Arabic. - On 12286H, 12491V and 12726H. - check Lyngsat.

Cheers, Wild Bill.



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  Reply # 692562 28-Sep-2012 01:05
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Thx for that WildBill..  Wonder if any really popular channels will pop up on this bird. 
Thought there might have been a bit more interest.  Maybe the future might hold some good viewing to come.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 693054 28-Sep-2012 17:32
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IS 19 also transmits on C band: Australia Network 3829H SR.13238
                                              BBC World 3940H SR.27690
                                              NHK World 4060H SR.26590

I understand they are harder to receive than they used to be from Intelsat 5.
Is anyone receiving these programmes and if so with what size dish?
Cheers.

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  Reply # 693154 28-Sep-2012 20:51
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According to the charts a 2.2m dish would be the minimum needed to receive Intelsat 19's C band. A 1.8 solid dish might do in good weather. The IS19 Ku band only needs a 60cm.

People have been receiving IS5's C band on 90cm and 1.2m dishes. Australia Network is now broadcasting on IS18 with a slightly weaker signal than IS5's. I don't think BBC World FTA will follow to IS18.

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  Reply # 693170 28-Sep-2012 21:21

NHK ok on a 1.8m solid in Auckland. BBC only works sometimes... Wish I had a 2.4!




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  Reply # 693192 28-Sep-2012 22:19
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The IS 19 Ku only needs a 45 cm dish.

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  Reply # 693193 28-Sep-2012 22:22

and a babelfish... Is there anything in English on Ku??




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