SES6 (NSS806) information

Orbital Position 40.5 degrees West

SES6 coverage

Primary coverage area:

The Americas, particularly...

  • BATUS, Alberta, Canada
  • Belize
  • Falkland Islands
  • Caribbean

BFBS satellite reception parameters:

  • Band: C - band
  • Frequency: 4132 MHz
  • Polarisation: Right Hand Circular Polarisation
  • Symbol Rate: 22,500
  • FEC: 3/5
  • Modulation: DVB-S2
  • Satellite Dish: On land a 1.8m prime focus C-band satellite dish is recommended with a feedhorn to depolarise circularly polarised signals.

At sea, a 1.5m satellite dish will be sufficient for BFBS satellite TV reception.

TV and Radio Channels Available:

SES6 channels

SES6 channels 2

The delayed channels are delayed by 3 or 4 hours to give audiences in the Falkland Islands a TV experience, in terms of program times, very similar to that experienced in the UK.

Falkland Islands civilian audiences are only entitled to receive the TV channels highlighted in the darker colours.