Help! Can I receive Bulgarian TV in the UK?

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Hi,



I am totally new to all of this, but really would appreciate any help or advice in receiving Bulgarian TV in the UK.



I currently have just a Sky dish and box, but am willing to purchase new equipment if necessary (where's best to buy?).



I know there is an operator called Bulsatcom who uses the Hellas 2 satellite for transmission, but can I receive these channels even if they are encrypted and if so how do I unscramble the signals?



Any help would be truly appreciated.


Many thanks in advance,

Burgasleer :confused
 

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#2
There is quite a bit of free to air Bulgarian TV available, see http://www.lyngsat.com/freetv/Bulgaria.html , from the look of it, a motorised 90cm would get you most of them.

With regard to the ones on Hellas2, you will need a receiver with an Irdeto CAM and a card from the providers, if you know someone or have family in Bulgaria, they could get you one.
 

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This link shows that there is indeed some Bulgarian language programmes on Hellsat@38East. The footprint looks OK to receive in the UK, if that's where you are. http://www.lyngsat.com/hellas2.html

Frequency:12524 H ; S.R. 29000; FEC 7/8

Bulsatcom link: http://www.bulsat.com/

You need a receiver that will do Irdeto 2. There is a receiver on the Bulstacom, but I don't understand Bulgarian.
 

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#4
Merged your duplicate thread Burgasleer, please don't cross post.

Sorry philip24, we both replied to the same question. :)
 
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16 degres east, have the following Bulgarian stations:
Fan TV
MM TV
Evrokom
Kanal 8
All of the above are Free to View.However bTV is encripted on this satellite

5 degrees east, have the following Bulgarian stations:
bTV (free to view)

13 degrees (Hotbird) have the following Bulgarian stations:
BTV International,

There are also some Bulgarian radio stations available, but have forgotton which satellite they are on. Hopefully have been of some help. :p
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Hi

Thanks for the help to date.

If a channel is encoded with 'cryptoworks' how do I proceed?

Sorry to sound so dumb, but this really is brand new to me.

Thanks in advance.

:confused
 

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#8
If it is Cryptoworks, you will need a Cryptoworks CAM and subscription card from Bulgaria, something like a Matrix Revolutions cam may operate with the subscription card also.
 
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Hi ..all
the bulgarian crypto card wont work an a CI modul

personaly tested on

Crypto 1.14,1.15
Matrix 1.080,1.081
X-cam from 1.03 to 1.064

anyway you cant bye :-ohmynly: a card,they sell only
reciver+card+dish

cheers:))
 
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