NASA C-Band HD TV for Launch (1 Viewer)

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SatelliteGuys Master
Nov 5, 2006
Northern California
Not much time left, but better only 10 minutes early than never !

Special HD Launch Coverage of STS-124:
Satellite Coordinates

Program ID: 105, Satellite: AMC 6, Transponder: 17C
Orbital position: 72 degrees west
Downlink frequency: 4040 Mhz
Polarity: Vertical
FEC: 3/4
Data rate: 36.860 Mhz
Symbol: 26.665 Ms
Transmission: DVB-S
Video PID: 0x0057 (hex) ; 87 (decimal)
PCR PID: 0x0057 (hex) ; 87 (decimal)
AC-3 audio PID: 0x0058 (hex) ; 88 (decimal)
Mpeg-2 Layer II audio PID: 0x0059 ; 89 (decimal)

In the continental United States, NASA Television's Public, Education and Media channels are carried by MPEG-2 digital C-band signal on AMC-6, at 72 degrees west longitude, Transponder 17C, 4040 MHz, vertical polarization. They're available in Alaska and Hawaii on an MPEG-2 digital C-band signal accessed via satellite AMC-7, transponder 18C, 137 degrees west longitude, 4060 MHz, vertical polarization. A Digital Video Broadcast compliant Integrated Receiver Decoder is required for reception. Analog NASA TV is no longer available.
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SatelliteGuys Master
May 6, 2005
Metro New Orleans, LA
I see they've been using the HQ5 channel more frequently. They had Garrett Reisman's video journal onboard the ISS, and now they have HD launch coverage. I really need to re-mesh my C-Band dish!
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