Star one c2 70w analog feeds

Sammughal

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I’m currently looking at lyngsat and there’s some analog feeds in both ntsc and pal on

1. 3720 H TP 1
2. 3790 V TP 2
3. 3790 H TP 3
4. 3810 H TP 3
5. 3854 V TP 4
6. 3870 H TP 5
7. 3890 H TP 5
8. 3910 H TP 6
9. 4010 H TP 8
10. 4010 V TP 8
11. 4030 H TP 9
12. 4070 V TP 9
13. 4130 H TP 11
14. 4130 V TP 11
15. 4150 H TP 12
16. 4170 H TP 12
17. 4170 V TP 12


Any of these feeds still active or receivable in North America ? I heard someone was saying they’re spot beamed ? Maybe they can be received in NY/Toronto area with bigger dish? Any of them active ? Curious to know. Lyngsat star one C2 70W satellite.
 
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I’m currently looking at lyngsat and there’s some analog feeds in both ntsc and pal on

1. 3720 H TP 1
2. 3790 V TP 2
3. 3790 H TP 3
4. 3810 H TP 3
5. 3854 V TP 4
6. 3870 H TP 5
7. 3890 H TP 5
8. 3910 H TP 6
9. 4010 H TP 8
10. 4010 V TP 8
11. 4030 H TP 9
12. 4070 V TP 9
13. 4130 H TP 11
14. 4130 V TP 11
15. 4150 H TP 12
16. 4170 H TP 12
17. 4170 V TP 12


Any of these feeds still active or receivable in North America ? I heard someone was saying they’re spot beamed ? Maybe they can be received in NY/Toronto area with bigger dish? Any of them active ? Curious to know. Lyngsat star one C2 70W satellite.
According to Satbeams, being on the South American beam, they would not be receivable even in the US so very unlikely you would get anything in Toronto. :(

 
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FTA4PA

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Would they be receivable in the southern USA ? California ? Texas ?
According to Satbeams that footprint doesn't come anywhere close to the US. I suppose if you had like a 50 ft dish you might get a sniff of them. :rolleyes

Anik F2 has a bunch of analog ntsc feeds listed on lyngsat. Any of them still up!l?
Those were posted back in 2003 and 2004. As far as I know the only analog channel still available full time in the US is CSPAN on 131w. I want to try to get it this fall just so I can say I received analog on satellite. :)
 

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Analog FM video is a wasteful bandwidth, you will get CSPAN's last of it's kind analog signal.

When it's gone it's gone forever and never will see again.

However if you have a ham radio license you can play it around by transmitting analog AM or FM video modes on 23 Cm band "1.240 to 1.3 GHz band.

Maybe one of your local ham radio buddies can help you with that. :hatsoff
 
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Sammughal

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Analog FM video is a wasteful bandwidth, you will get CSPAN's last of it's kind analog signal.

When it's gone it's gone forever and never will see again.

However if you have a ham radio license you can play it around by transmitting analog AM or FM video modes on 23 Cm band "1.240 to 1.3 GHz band.

Maybe one of your local ham radio buddies can help you with that. :hatsoff
Fm analog signals on ham radio? How does that work? Never knew about that. Can you tell me more ? How does analog video work on ham radio what would I need to set it up? Sounds super interesting.
 

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The lowest frequency amateur radio band that allows fast-scan analog TV (FSTV) is the 70-cm band (in Canada that's 430 to 450 MHz). AM mode is used on this band. The next highest band is the 33-cm band (902 to 928 MHz). FM mode is used on this band.

FM FSTV is most common on the 23-cm band (1240 to 1300 MHz). To operate FSTV in Canada, you need a Basic amateur radio licence to operate on any of these frequencies. Since you live near a large city (Toronto), there are likely some operators using FSTV there which is a niche of amateur radio. Google is your friend for a subject like this.
 

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I was somewhat active on ATV in the 70s. This was double sideband AM on 426 MHz, using modified commercial and homebrew equipment. Audio was on 2 meter FM. I ran only about 10 watts, which wasn't nearly enough, but managed to be seen about 40 miles away. My low power and lack of activity made it kind of frustrating.

These days hams are experimenting with digital ATV. DVB-T seems to be the preferred mode. I think that is the future.
 
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Hopefully soon DATV will get better codecs and get on low as 6, 2 and 1.2 meter bands someday.

They say the holy grail, is VVC which one step up over HEVC codec for 480i, 576i and maybe 720p to be use on lower ham bands. :hungry :hatsoff
 
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