TVP1 and TVP2 tests in 16/9 format

* Rafal Tomasiak
* last update: 2009-11-20 12:55:53
* source: Inf. wł.

TVP (Polish Television) surprised its viewers who receive TVP1 and TVP2 channels on CYFRA+, Orange and n television platforms as well as on TNK and from DVB-T transmitters. From 18th of November selected programmes are transmitted in 16/9 picture format. In DVB-T TVN is also available in 16/9 format.


So far, TVP main channels were avaialble in 4/3 and programmes in 16/9 had black bars (letterbox). Transmission in anamorphic 16/9 is something new. Trial broadcasts of selected programmes in 16/9 format appeared on Hot Bird 9 (13E) satellite on tp. 119 (10,892 GHz, pol. H, SR: 27500, FEC: 3/4):

ID: TVP 1
PID V: 166
PID A: 104
PID PCR: 166
SID: 4807
PID PMT: 1007
Encoding: Seca MediaGuard 4 (Cyfra+), Viaccess PC 3.0 (Orange) and Conax (n)

ID: TVP 2
PID V: 167
PID A: 108
PID PCR: 167
SID: 4808
PID PMT: 1008
Encoding: Seca MediaGuard 4 (Cyfra+), Viaccess PC 3.0 (Orange) and Conax (n)