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Re: ArianeSpace Launch video channel?



At 11:15 PM 10/11/2000 -0400, you wrote:
>Anyone know the transponder, sat, and channel or freq where ArianeSpace
>would broadcast the launch of P3D on C or KU Band?

No. Quoting from the cover article in the new (September/October 2000)
issue of the AMSAT Journal:

"About two or three days before launch Arianespace will publish the
satellite coordinates for the launch broadcast. Arianespace purchases
spot-time on commercial communications satellites and the exact
transponder which will be available isn't known until the launch
date is firm. Expect a special AMSAT News Service bulletin with this
information. In the United States all Arianespace launches are
broadcast on commercial C-Band unscrambled transponders."

73  -Paul
kb5mu@amsat.org


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