TVCABO and Hispasat

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fogo

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I've just returned from Portugal and was told that a satellite system called TVCABO on the Hispasat Satellite was possible to catch in North America with the right size dish.

Apparently the receiver is like a Direct TV receiver with sometype of prog. card.

I'd like some help on whether this satellite signal intended for Europe/Portugal can be received in North America?

Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

fogo
 

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Doesn't look like it from the FOOTPRINT of SPANISH BEAM , but there is an Americas beam which does not show a footprint. Look at THIS PAGE for details of what is available on the Americas beam.
 

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The Americas beam footprint is actually shown on the same page as the Spanish beam, at bottom. It covers about 75% of North America, but by the time you get out West towards California, the sat has dropped below the horizon.

In any event, it's all academic. Only a subset of the channels available on Hispaset are actually carried on the Americas beam, and it does not include TVCabo...

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Fogo. I've got a friend who worked for TVCabo and there was people in the united states watching their channels. They had a tvcabo receiver and paid directly to tvcabo in portugal. So yes it is possible. you should ask for information directly to them
 

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You are replying to a thread that was last posted on in 2002, the situation has for sure change a bit in the last 6 years I think you will agree
 
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Hi Rolf,

Did you get my request?
 
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