Search:

Type: Posts; User: Tom Speer

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    7
    Views
    478

    It will be an interesting comparison. I think I...

    It will be an interesting comparison. I think I would prefer a higher frame rate, rather than higher resolution, but I will compare.
  2. Replies
    17
    Views
    53

    Sometime around 8 to 9am EDT today, T15 passed...

    Sometime around 8 to 9am EDT today, T15 passed about 11 miles over D9S, the westward drift (relative to the earth) is picking up speed.
  3. Replies
    17
    Views
    53

    It only started moving this morning. Patience.

    It only started moving this morning. Patience.
  4. Replies
    17
    Views
    53

    Try this:...

    Try this: https://www.n2yo.com/?s=26985|29494|40663|44333|28659

    click on "Fit all satellites on the map". The sats in the map, are D4S, D9S, D15, T16, and D8. Move your pointer over each...
  5. Replies
    17
    Views
    53

    Yes, it definitely is! I noticed D15 was a...

    Yes, it definitely is! I noticed D15 was a little west of it's station keeping box this morning. It now looks like it is moving more quickly to the west. N2YO shows it at 100.99 and accelerating...
  6. Replies
    228
    Views
    6,949

    Thank you, ejb1980 and kyl416, for the...

    Thank you, ejb1980 and kyl416, for the explanation. Maybe "we" was too inclusive, I certainly didn't understand how the OTA receivers used that data. But, I have never used an LCC or AM21, but I...
  7. Replies
    228
    Views
    6,949

    That is very interesting. I checked the APG...

    That is very interesting. I checked the APG data for your DMA again this morning, live from the satellite, to verify. It still has WCHSDT 8.1 and 8.2 on RF channel 41; 8.3 and 8.4 on RF channel...
  8. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    Bye, Bye SW2. I wish you happy retirement, again.

    Bye, Bye SW2. I wish you happy retirement, again.
  9. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    They really haven't placed any of them in...

    They really haven't placed any of them in service, yet. They just created Test or placeholder entries in the APG that point to those TIDs. The transponders aren't at 103 yet. When they first put...
  10. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    I just thought there might be some near field...

    I just thought there might be some near field effects of two adjacent dishes transmitting on the same frequency. I understand that a dish that big can target a single satellite, as long as they are...
  11. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    I admit that I have not paid much attention to...

    I admit that I have not paid much attention to the Earth Stations (uplink facilities). The receive antenna patterns on the satellites certainly are not that selective, and will receive anything...
  12. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    I have been focused on other tasks, for the past...

    I have been focused on other tasks, for the past few months. But I recently reviewed all the FCC filings for the “dance of the satellites” to, from, and around 101. Two significant facts stand out...
  13. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    As of Today, there are 37 active spot beam...

    As of Today, there are 37 active spot beam transponders on D7S. If the schedule that they have announced in the alerts, so far, is completed, then two of them will be unused, perhaps 3, if Medford...
  14. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    Thank you Doctor, I missed Medford because I was...

    Thank you Doctor, I missed Medford because I was working from a combined APG file, and sorting on the channel name. All the others are named "ALERTS". Medford was named "*ALERTS".

    With Medford...
  15. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    All of the seven current upgrade alert markets...

    All of the seven current upgrade alert markets receive their primary SD stations from 119. After that, the timing may be determined by the logistics of doing the upgrade.
  16. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    Thank you for that database file. I'm sorry that...

    Thank you for that database file. I'm sorry that I put you through the effort of finding it. After I copied it from your link, I found that I already had it stored, it was originally in the FCC...
  17. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    Yeah, but he has said he is out of the beam...

    Yeah, but he has said he is out of the beam footprint business. In the beam footprint library on this site, I rearranged the format of his data in the KML files, with a text editor, for sats which...
  18. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    That would indicate that D9S has picked up that...

    That would indicate that D9S has picked up that spotbeam, maybe. But pegged out? The closest Net 0 TPN 18 spot beam to Weaverville, NC is D4S beam S06 and D9S beam RB06, both centered between...
  19. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    I have Choice, and I have been watching the ACCN...

    I have Choice, and I have been watching the ACCN channel on 612.
  20. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    There is no longer any reference to Net 2 in the...

    There is no longer any reference to Net 2 in the NIT. I don't know if there is a lingering reference in the receiver software.
    I suppose there is, in the description of a LNB5.

    The other big...
  21. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    DirecTV Satellite Transponder Updates for Aug 21...

    DirecTV Satellite Transponder Updates for Aug 21 2019

    Newly updated tables of Streams on each transponder are available in the DataDigesters TPN Grids

    Comparison of Transponder Data for Aug 21...
  22. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    Today the NIT was updated for the first time in...

    Today the NIT was updated for the first time in more than a year, with FEC changes for the first time in at least two years.
    My Python scripts were not up to these changes and the automatic...
  23. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    They may have needed to offload D9S for its move...

    They may have needed to offload D9S for its move and picking up the spot beam load.
  24. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    I was trying to compare the beam footprints of...

    I was trying to compare the beam footprints of the Ku CONUS beams for D15,D4S, and D9S. It is a little difficult, because the dB level of the contours of each satellite are different, and the colors...
  25. Replies
    1,519
    Views
    1,227,319

    All of the spot beams may not yet be transferred...

    All of the spot beams may not yet be transferred from D4S to D9S, but they are in progress. The application to the FCC indicated a period of six weeks, beginning around the end of July, for the...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4