Status Report

Urgent Update on today’s ESA TV Service

By SpaceRef Editor
November 15, 2001
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The Final Press Conference of the ESA Ministerial Council Meeting 2001 has been delayed and now will not take place before 16:00 GMT. The ESA TV Service therefore advises all broadcasters interested in taking this transmission to begin their downlink as of 16:00 GMT, the satellite parameters are given below. For those who are unable to take this live feed we remind you that the Final Press Conference will be retransmitted on the EbS service at 18:30 GMT.

This will be the last mailing from the ESA TV Service concerning the time of the Press Conference. For more information on the re-transmission of the press conference at 18:30 GMT please visit the EbS website on

Satellite Parameters of live transmission:

Eutelsat W1, 10 degrees East

Transponder B5, channel 2 (digital, horizontal)

F=11.14375 MHz, SR=5.632 MS/sec, FEC=3/4

MPEG-2 (4:2:0)

MCR: Tel +31 71 565 6322, Fax +31 71 565 6340

PID-codes (Hex): audio 24, video 21, text 0, PCR 21

For further information and a daily update of the transmission schedule, visit our website at For all enquires, contact Claus Habfast, Tel +31 71 565 3838, Fax +31 71 565 6340, e-mail

SpaceRef staff editor.