Orbital Position 40.5 degrees West
Primary coverage area:
The Americas, particularly...
- BATUS, Alberta, Canada
- Falkland Islands
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:
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.