Wednesday, September 20

Engineering Division

Nepal Television is using Thai Com at 78.5 E for its broadcasting through satellite. Nepal Television is using own Earth Station placed on roof top of Metro Building for up linking its signal. Optical fiber is used to link broadcasting studio (master control room) with the earth station. Transmission over the country is satellite based terrestrial broadcasting. NTV is broadcasting free to air signal to most of the parts of the country and has planned to extend its coverage throughout the country. Currently it has 19 transmission stations on different parts of the country.

SATELLITE PARAMETER FOR RECEPTION OF NTV SIGNAL

SATELLITE: THAICOM-5S
LOCATION: 78.5ºE
DOWNLINK FREQUENCY: 3563.75 MHz
LOCAL OSCILLATOR FEQUENCY: 5150
SYMBOL RATE: 5555.55 M Baud
MODULATION: DVB-S2 MPEG-4
POLARIZATION: Horizontal
VITERBI RATE: 3/5
RECEIVE ANTENNA SIZE: MINIMUM 8 Ft