Promo BBC HD FTA on the Astra 2A satellite

Released: 14.05.2009, 14:00

BBC HD, HD channel, the British public broadcaster BBC, started test broadcasting on a new uncoded frequency at position 28,2 ° E. This program is distributed from the Astra 2A satellite, which allows for a smooth reception promo broadcasting on the BBC HD parabolách small-scale in the Central European region.

Regular broadcasts freely disseminated program takes place on the BBC HD Astra 2D satellite, at the same orbital position 28,2 ° E. This satellite, but restricts its signal outside the British Islands, so in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, it is necessary to use a dish with a diameter of 140 to 240 cm, and in many places with an uncertain result of reception.

Promo spot BBC HD is distributed from the Astra 2A satellite, allowing the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic to monitor the program with the parabola with a diameter of about 60 cm. Program at the reception so far identified as 3853, which means that the program is in test mode. Some receivers may have problems with naladěním and may be a restart unwished HD set top box. The reason can be testy and parameters to the receiver can respond.

Fta promo BBC HD is broadcast on satellite Astra 2A (28.2 ° E), the frequency 11.856 GHz, vertical polarization, SR 29500, FEC 3 / 4, DVB-S2/QPSK, service ID 3853, Video PID 2305, Audio PID 2306 (AC3 5.1) / 2307 (stereo). In the same multiplex as another 3 test channels Sky Digital in N.DS Videoguard.

There are no clear purpose of the free promo spot broadcasting BBC HD on Astra 2A satellite. There comes the shifting of broadcasting BBC HD on satellite with European coverage, as is the case of ITV HD from neighboring satellite Eurobird 1 (28.5 ° E).

BBC HD in the UK version of the program has spread via satellite Astra 2D (28.2 ° E), the frequency 10.847 GHz, pol V, SR 22000, FEC 5 / 6, DVB-S/QPSK.