Screenshots from December 2002
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01/12/02: MTV Networks is now available with a third package on Astra1, 19 east, 11738 V 27500 3/4.
Channels included are exactly the same already available on frequency 12699 V on the same orbital position.
In detail: MTV Spain, MTV France, MTV Central, MTV Hits, MTV Base, VH1, VH1 Classic, MTV2 The Pop Channel, MTV2.
Idents: MTV ESP - MTV F - MTV Central - MTV Hits - MTV Base - VH1 - VH1 Classic -
MTV2 Pop Channel - MTV 2 - MTV Hits. - MTV Base. - MTV 2. - VH1.
01/12/02: TKR Ukraina is available on Sirius, 5 east,
11766 H 27500 3/4, ident: TEST
01/12/02: 'Temporary fault' infocard on all channels of British Telecom package,
on Sirius, 5 east, 12149 H 27500 3/4.
01/12/02: Music Sat from Sarajevo (Bosnia-Hercegovina) is available every sunday afternoon from 1330 to 1530 CET on Eutelsat W2, 16 east, 11170 H 5632 3/4.02/12/02: TVE Internacional Europe is in the clear on the new Hispasat 1D satellite at 30 west, 12591 V 27500 3/4.
02/12/02: Hispasat promo on Hispasat 1D, 30 west,
12591 V 27500 3/4.
02/12/02: Infocard of Hir TV from Hungary, on Amos,
4 west, 11260 H 27500 3/4.
02/12/02: Infocard from national danish broadcaster DR,
on Thor, 1 west, 11677 H 26000 3/4.
02/12/02: Fox Sports Middle East is in the clear on Thor,
1 west, 11229 H 24500 7/8, ident: Telenor UK 5
The channel is only available from 1800 to 0600 CET; remaining time is used by Fox Kids Nordic.
02/12/02: turkish channel POP TV has been replaced by Discovery Channel Mediteran for Turkey,
in the clear on Eutelsat W1, 10 east, 11019 H 2170 7/8, ident: NTV
04/12/02: TV Pireas from Greece is available
on Eutelsat W2, 16 east, 11283 H 27500 3/4,
ident: TV PIREAS
04/12/02: National Geographic Channel is in the clear on Telstar12, 15 west, 12643 H 6111 3/4, ident: NG TEST,
audio subcarriers: english, polish, hungarian.
04/12/02: The History Channel International is in the clear on Turksat, 42 east, 11867 V 4510 5/6,
ident: Discovery Turkey.
The channel has replaced the Discovery Channel, which moved on to another satellite.
04/12/02: polish channels Polonia1 and Tele5 are now available in the clear on HotBird,
Nowa Cyfra+ package, 10892 H and 11283 V 27500 3/4.
04/12/02: infocard from italian company Acotel,
HotBird, 11179 H 27500 3/4.
04/12/02: ClassicsTV on Eurobird1, 28 east, SkyDigital, 11624 H 27500 2/3.
04/12/02: MTV India tests (showing a pre-recorded show) are in the clear on Eurobird 1, 28 east, 11623 H 27500 2/3, ident: ATN.
12/12/02: MTV2 The Pop Channel is in the clear on Astra 1, 19 east, on both MTV Networks packages: recently launched 11739 V 27500 3/4 and the old one 12699 V 22000 5/6.
This channel for german-speaking countries from MTV Networks Europe has been launched on the 1st of May 2001, after the closure of VH1 Germany and since then it has been in the clear on analogue only; digital transmission has always been encrypted.
13/12/02: testcard from romanian channel Telesport, Sirius, 5 east, 12700 V 10200 3/4.13/12/02: Romantica is in the clear on Sirius, 5 east,
12111 H 27500 5/6.
13/12/02: The Filipino Channel tests are available on Europe*Star 1, 45 east, 12652 V 20000 3/4, ident: ABS2, provider: ToBeDef5.13/12/02: two testcards on Sirius, 5 east, 12111 H 27500 5/6. After 2300 CET they are replaced by porn channels Amateur Babes and XXL (see below).
13/12/02: two new porn channels, Amateur Babes and XXX TV, are in the clear on Sirius, 5 east, 12111 H 27500 5/6.
14/12/02: danish national channels DR1 and DR2 are in the clear on Intelsat 707, 1 west, 11678 H 26000 3/4,
idents: DR1 Syd and DR2 Syd.
14/12/02: RCT (Rainbow Channel TV) and encrypted SCT (Satisfaction Channel TV) are new on Eurobird 1, 28 east, 12525 H 14649 2/3, idents: Italiasat - SCT
provider: Digital World TV
16/12/02: infocard at 5 east, from the oldest of the Astra satellites, Astra 1A, originally at 19 east for several years.
Analogue PAL transmission on 11391 H.
16/12/02: promo channel for the Sirius satellite,
Sirius Channel, 5 east, 12380 H 27500 3/4.
16/12/02: hungarian version of Viasat 3 in the clear on Sirius, 5 east, 12380 H 27500 3/4.
18/12/02: promo channel from UIP (United International Pictures) showing excerpts from
'The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers' in spanish.
Astra 1, 19 east, 11538 V 22000 5/6, to be tuned manually (VPID 167, APID 108).
18/12/02: Duna Tv from Hungary is now digital on HotBird, Antenna Hungaria package, 12149 V 27500 3/4.
18/12/02: test from british package Sky Digital, on Astra 2, 28 east, 12148 H 27500 2/3, ident: F1 Digital+
18/12/02: Zone Plate testcard is back.
HotBird, 11387 H 26177 1/2, ident: Zone Plate
19/12/02: testcard from turkish Star Movies,
on Eurasiasat 1, 42 east, 12652 V 22500 5/6.
19/12/02: testcard from Jazsatcom on HotBird,
13 east, 12092 H 27500 3/4.
19/12/02: testcard from Globecast GIR London, on HotBird, 13 east, 11642 H 27500 3/4, ident: Channel Nine20/12/02: temporary feed from MSG Network from America, on Atlantic Bird 1, 12.5 west, 11014 H.
21/12/02: CNN USA is in the clear (525 lines),
on Telstar 12, 15 west, 11503 V 6111 3/4,
ident: V* WASHINGTON
22/12/02: Canal Hollywood Portugal in the clear on Hispasat, 30 west, 11535 V 24500 5/6.
29/12/02: testcard from Dubai (UAE),
HotBird, 13 east, 11747 H 27500 3/4, ident: TEST
30/12/02: signal from Sardegna live cam,
Telecom 2D, 8 west, 11561 H 1983 7/8,
ident: Ch4_sardegna, provider: ELPITEL
30/12/02: interesting feeds from Verestar Washington (USA) are available on Telstar12, 15 west, 11503 V 6111 3/4.30/12/02: MSNBC feed on Telstar12, 15 west,
11520 H 5350 7/8. Occasional feeds from other american channels are here too.

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