BBC on digital satellite from 15th October 2012

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REFERENCE   Following recent changes to BBC transponders and services on satellite, this is where you'll find BBC channels from the 15th October, if you don't have a Sky or Freesat branded receiver and need to manually tune in the channels:

All using UK spot beam on Astra 1N (soon Astra 2F)

Channel Name  / Service ID number

10.77325 GHz, H, DVB-S, QPSK Symbol rate: 22000 FEC: 5/6
BBC One London6301
BBC Two England6302
BBC Four 6316
CBeebies 6318
BBC One Channel Islands        6361
BBC One West 6341
BBC One East (W) 6351
BBC Red Button Stream 6390

10.80275 GHz, (aka 10.803) H, DVB-S, QPSK, Symbol rate: 22000 FEC: 5/6
BBC One Scotland 6421
BBC Two Scotland 6422
BBC North East & Cumbria 6471
BBC North West 6441
BBC One South East  6461
BBC One Yorkshire 6451
BBC Radio 1 6450
BBC Radio 2 6452
BBC Radio 5 Live 6401
BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra 6464
BBC London 6470
BBC Asian Network 6460
BBC Radio 1Xtra 6466

10.84700 GHz, V, DVB-S2, 8PSK, Symbol rate: 23000, FEC: 2/3
BBC HD                                     6940
BBC One HD 6941
BBC One HD NI                         6943 added 18/10 as test, then live from 24/10/2012.

10.78800 GHz, V, DVB-S, QPSK, Symbol rate: 22000, FEC 5/6
BBC One Wales 10311
BBC Two Wales 10312
BBC One West Midlands  10301
BBC One Yorks & Lincs  10303
BBC One East Midlands 10305
BBC One East (E)                     10306
BBC Parliament 10307
BBC Radio 3 10380
BBC Radio 4 10381
BBC Radio 4 LW 10382
BBC Radio 6 Music 10383
BBC Radio 4 Extra 10384
BBC World Service 10385
BBC Radio Scotland 10386
BBC Radio nan Gaidheal 10387
BBC Radio Wales 10388
BBC Radio Cymru 10389
BBC Radio Ulster 10390

10.81750 GHz, V, DVB-S, QPSK, Symbol rate: 22000, FEC 5/6
BBC One Northern Ireland 10361
BBC Two Northern Ireland 10362
BBC One South                        10353
BBC One South West  10354
BBC One Oxfordshire 10356
BBC Three 10351
CBBC 10352
BBC News 10358

A further transponder will be activated shortly to cater for additional national variants of BBC One HD, which are to launch in the coming months.
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