SABC 2

Kveys

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11669H 1000 South African national broadcaster SABC2 here (15W) with strong signal. On the other hand signal little bit non stabile and audio from 70´s?!?!

Regular programme but much from rugby world cup. Very nice to see SABC again, after many years (68.5E).

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william-1

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Good signals here on SABC

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timo_w2s

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Nice find. Might have to have a go at getting that on a spare fixed dish if it is still there tomorrow.
 
Kveys

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Are you still watching SABC? Very bad signal jumping here and cannot say it is watchable anymore. Few seconds Ok with more than 12 dB then next couple of minutes no signal et cetera. Is it because of low symbol rate and obviously my TM F3/5 dont handle it well.
 
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Jamie A

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Having a look at it now Kveys, the signal is very erratic... looks like a problem with the uplink? It's showing rugby and tagged "Telemedia MCR" I think it may be a reverse feed for the RWC
 
gibertini

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just done a blind scan on my TM5402HD M1 11.660-11.680 horizontal with 2mhz steps and it scanned it at....

11.667.H.2750. MPEG4/1080I its rock solid here with 80%SS 77%SQ ID rugby london. 80cm orbital/ibu-lnbf/tm5402hd m1
 
Kveys

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Thanks @gibertini maybe this is a reason for SABC signal jumping -> another feed very near!? So this rugby London is different feed than South African bc 2. And yes, this rugby only feed is stabile.
 
Kveys

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Jamie A

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11669 is stable now, although weak. FEC is 2/3

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gibertini

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just put the details in manually and i now have both signals locked although i had to change 11.667 to 11.666(the tm doesnt like txp,s 2mhz apart) and it isnt totally solid, losing lock now and then even though its a strong signal at 73%SQ
 
gibertini

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rugby is running 30 mins late so enjoying SABC2 programming with adverts in afrikaans with english subtitles
 
william-1

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Boxing on SABC Sport

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