Nov 122014
 

Earlier this week, a number of Sky pay channels, that were on the aging Astra 2A satellite, were moved to the Astra 2E satellite.

This is presumably as Astra 2A is nearing the end of its useful life.

This was a straight swap of channels form one satellite to another.

Channels have stayed on the same frequencies, so no changes are required by anyone- even though Sky digiboxes would make the changes automatically anyway!

Viewers in Spain may notice that some channels, that were previously on Astra 2As north beam and used to be unavailable mid to late afternoon, may not be available all day, now they are on Astra 2Es European beam.

 

 

The list of channels affected are listed below (data from the kingosat.com)

 

 

Home switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11817.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11817.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2305/2307 English,2311 English).

Eden switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11817.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11817.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2317/2319 English,2321 English).

GOLD switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11817.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11817.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2327/2329 English,2331 English).

Yesterday switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11817.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11817.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2332/2334 English,2336 English).

Dave switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11817.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11817.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2308/2312 English,2314 English).

Good Food switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11817.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11817.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2342/2344 English,2338 English).6h-22h

Watch switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11817.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11817.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2363/2365 English,2347 English).

Alibi switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11817.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11817.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2322/2324 English,2326 English).

Drama switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11817.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11817.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2372/2373 English,2374 nar).

Really switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11817.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11817.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2367/2368 English,2369 English).

Discovery Channel switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11876.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11876.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2305/2306 English,2307 English).

Animal Planet switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11876.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11876.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2309/2310 English,2311 English).

Discovery Channel +1 switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11876.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11876.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2317/2318 English,2319 English).

TLC Europe switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11876.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11876.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2321/2322 English).

Discovery Science switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11876.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11876.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2325/2326 English,2327 English).

Discovery History switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11876.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11876.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2329/2330 English,2331 English).

Discovery Home & Health switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11876.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11876.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2333/2334 English,2335 English).

Discovery Turbo UK switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11876.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11876.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2337/2338 English,2339 English).

Discovery Channel Ireland switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11876.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11876.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2341/2342 English,2343 English).

Quest switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11876.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11876.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2345/2346 English,2351 nar).

Investigation Discovery Europe switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11876.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11876.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2353/2354 English).

TLC Europe switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11876.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11876.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2313/2314 English,2315 nar).

MTV One U.K. switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11895.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11895.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2323/2306 English,2307,2308,2309,2322).

VH-1 (Video Hits One) switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11895.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11895.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2328/2307,2308,2309,2325 English,2327).

MTV Rocks switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11895.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11895.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2332/2307,2308,2309,2330 English).

MTV One +1 switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11895.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11895.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2357/2307,2308,2309,2358 English,2359 English).

MTV Hits switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11895.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11895.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2335/2307,2308,2309,2333 English).

MTV Base switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11895.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11895.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2343/2307,2308,2309,2341 English).

MTV Classic switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11895.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11895.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2347/2307,2308,2309,2345 English).

VIVA U.K. switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11895.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11895.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2349/2307,2308,2309,2350 English).

MTV One Ireland switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11895.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11895.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2364/2307,2308,2309,2362 English).

MTV Music UK switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11895.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11895.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2355/2307,2308,2309,2353 English).

MTV Dance switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11895.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 11895.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2339/2307,2308,2309,2337 English).

Home +1 switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11992.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11992.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2312/2313 English,2316 English).

GOLD +1 switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11992.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11992.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2323/2324 English,2352 English).

Eden +1 switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11992.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11992.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2317/2319 English,2320 English).

Watch +1 switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11992.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11992.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2341/2343 English,2344 English).

Dave switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11992.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11992.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2359/2361 English,2362 English).

Dave Ja Vu switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11992.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11992.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2305/2306 English,2307 English).

Good Food +1 switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11992.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11992.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2336/2332 English,2335 English).

Alibi +1 switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11992.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11992.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2350/2346 English,2349 English).

Yesterday +1 switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11992.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11992.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2337/2339 English,2340 English).

GOLD switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11992.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11992.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2354/2355 English,2357).

Alibi switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11992.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11992.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2364/2365 English,2366 nar).

Watch switched to Astra 2E satellite at 11992.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 11992.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2327/2328 English,2329 nar).

QVC U.K. switched to Astra 2E satellite at 12032.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 12032.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2311/2312 English).

QVC Extra switched to Astra 2E satellite at 12032.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 12032.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2315/2316 English).

QVC Style switched to Astra 2E satellite at 12032.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 12032.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2326/2327 English).

QVC Beauty switched to Astra 2E satellite at 12032.00MHz, pol.H (DVB-S , 12032.00MHz, pol.H SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2330/2331 English).

SET Asia (Sony Entertainment TV) switched to Astra 2E satellite at 12051.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 12051.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2349/2350 English).

4Music switched to Astra 2E satellite at 12480.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 12480.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2320/2321 English).

The Box switched to Astra 2E satellite at 12480.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 12480.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2318/2319 English).

Kiss TV (UK) switched to Astra 2E satellite at 12480.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 12480.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2305/2306 English).

Kerrang ! switched to Astra 2E satellite at 12480.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 12480.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2308/2309 English).

Smash Hits ! switched to Astra 2E satellite at 12480.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 12480.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2311/2312 English).

More 4 switched to Astra 2E satellite at 12480.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 12480.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2336/2337 English,2338 English).

Ireland Channel 4 Ireland switched to Astra 2E satellite at 12480.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 12480.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2323/2324 English,2326 English).

Channel 4 Ireland +1 switched to Astra 2E satellite at 12480.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 12480.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2328/2329 English,2331 English).

E4 Ireland +1 switched to Astra 2E satellite at 12480.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 12480.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2332/2333 English,2335 English).

E4 Ireland switched to Astra 2E satellite at 12480.00MHz, pol.V (DVB-S , 12480.00MHz, pol.V SR:27500 FEC:2/3 PID:2314/2315 English,2316 English).

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