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Channels testing on Sky

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Currently testing off Sky EPG

Txp Frequency Label SID (if different) FUHD/UHD/HD/SD Encryption Showing EPG data Purpose Remarks / Launch details
41 10.714 H DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 c4l 9281 SD Clear Channel 4 London, same stream as main channel
45 10.773 H DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 ETV1 6306 SD Clear BBC One London, same stream as main channel Linked to Freesat. Formerly used for Enhanced TV content
6391 SD Clear BBC One London, same stream as main channel Audio PID is 5051 (silent)
46 10.788 V DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 ETV5 10321 SD Clear BBC One W Mids, same stream as main channel Linked to Freesat. Formerly used for Enhanced TV content
47 10.803 H DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 ETV2 6407 SD Clear BBC One Scotland, same stream as main channel Linked to Freesat. Formerly used for Enhanced TV content
BBC ALBA 6424 SD Clear BBC Alba, same stream as main channel Yes For English audio
48 10.818 V DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 ETV6 10371 SD Clear BBC One South, same stream as main channel Linked to Freesat. Formerly used for Enhanced TV content
49 10.832 H DVB-S2 8PSK SR 23 FEC 3/4 10001 HD Encrypted Upgrade screen No Switched off but still in NIT
10002 HD Encrypted Upgrade screen No
50 10.847 V DVB-S2 8PSK SR 23 FEC 3/4 6945 HD Clear BBC One HD, same stream as main channel No Linked to Freesat.
53 10.891 H DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 ITV Encore 10135 SD Encrypted ITV 3 No Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 263)
54 10.906 V DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 ITV Encore +1 10265 SD Clear (encryption flag set) Blank screen (blue screen if using a Sky+HD box) No Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 268)
56 10.936 V DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 e4 9208 SD No signal No Was previously showing E4 UK (same stream as main channel)
64 11.068 V DVB-S2 8PSK SR 23 FEC 3/4 ITV Encore HD 20820 HD Encrypted ITV 3 No Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 123)
20826 HD No signal No Previously used for ITV Box Office in Pubs (same stream)
65 11.082 H DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 50316 SD Clear CNN International No Transponder move from 11.671 H
67 11.112 H DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 V Channel 50425 SD No signal No Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 680)
71 11.171 H DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 51121 SD Encrypted Cartoon Network No Transponder move from 11.671 H
51122 SD Encrypted Cartoon Network +1 No Transponder move from 11.671 H
51123 SD Encrypted TCM No Transponder move from 11.671 H
51124 SD Encrypted TCM +1 No Transponder move from 11.582 H
51125 SD Encrypted Boomerang No Transponder move from 11.671 H
51126 SD Encrypted Boomerang +1 No Transponder move from 11.671 H
51127 SD Encrypted Cartoonito No Transponder move from 11.671 H
105 11.224 H DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 2/3 Rainbow 52093 SD (radio) Clear Silent No Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 0207)
107 11.264 H DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 2/3 7200 5536 SD No signal No Left over from transponder move (Nicktoons UK)
7201 6116 SD No signal No Left over from transponder move (Nick Junior UK)
7202 6114 SD No signal No Left over from transponder move (Nickelodeon UK +1)
7203 6112 SD No signal No Left over from transponder move (Nickelodeon UK)
110 11.306 V DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 5/6 True Crime +1 53300 SD No signal No Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 280)
True Crime 53305 SD No signal No Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 180)
53390 53271 SD No signal No Left over from transponder move (Sony Crime Channel +1)
111 11.344 H DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 5/6 53211 52285 SD No signal No Left over from transponder move (Chart Show Hits)
53296 SD No signal No For BT Sport 3 Interactive L Removal
112 11.344 V DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 5/6 55251 SD Encrypted BT Sport 1, same stream as main channel
50368 55252 SD Encrypted
50342 55261 SD Encrypted BT Sport 3, same stream as main channel No
50343 55262 SD Encrypted
113 11.386 H DVB-S2 QPSK SR 29.5 FEC 8/9 PPV UK 53797 HD Encrypted No signal Yes ('Welcome to BT Sport Box Office') For BT Sport Box Office HD UK (490 in the UK)
114 11.386 V DVB-S2 QPSK SR 29.5 FEC 8/9 50662 HD Encrypted BT Sport 1 HD, same stream as main channel
50663 HD Encrypted
50682 HD Encrypted BT Sport 3 HD, same stream as main channel No
50683 HD Encrypted
115 11.426 H DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 2/3 Fashion One 10552 SD 'Technical fault' message No Ex-Freesat channel
D1 DAB 10585 SD No ETI distribution for the two commercial DAB Muxes Also on Astra 4A, 12.303 H and Eutelsat 9B, 11.727 V
SDL nATL 10590 SD No
talkSPORT Dist 10595 SD (radio) No Talksport AM distribution
TRP 1 10600 SD Encrypted The Racing Partnership No Channel for LBOs in the UK and Ireland
116 11.426 V DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 5/6 Freesports 52556 SD Clear Freesports UK Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 422)
89 11.464 H DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 Notts TV 54214 SD No signal No Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 117 in Nottingham)
TVC News +1 54218 SD Clear Blank screen Yes Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 572)
54219 50455 SD No signal No Left over from transponder move (News 18 UK)
Bible TV 54227 SD No signal No Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 784) Might return on Sky channel 761
90 11.479 V DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 VTV 50886 SD No signal No Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 777)
94 11.538 V DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 TV 99 22614 SD No signal No Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 759) Might return on Sky channel 750
Liberty Radio 22656 SD (radio) Clear Silent Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 0186)
95 11.553 H DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 Heart TV 8888 SD Clear "Technical fault" message No Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 374) Original SID 55111 now used by Dunamis TV
Capital TV 55112 SD Clear "Technical fault" message No Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 375)
ROK +1 55150 SD Clear ROK +1 Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 330)
96 11.568 V DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 Retail TV 5005 SD No signal No Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 667) Original SID 54103 now used by High Street TV 5
54125 SD No signal No For new Asian channel?
54146 SD No signal No For new Asian channel?
97 11.582 H DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 propeller 52102 SD Clear Blank screen and 1kHz tone Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 185)
52104 SD No signal No For new Asian channel?
98 11.597 V DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 53505 53200 SD No signal No Left over from transponder move (Studio 66 TV 1)
53575 53215 SD No signal No Left over from transponder move (Get Lucky TV)
53676 53216 SD No signal No Left over from transponder move (Psychic Today)
99 11.612 H DVB-S2 8PSK SR 23 FEC 2/3 55405 HD Colour bars & tone No For Premier Sports 2? 1 August 2019
101 11.641 H DVB-S2 8PSK SR 23 FEC 2/3 7100 HD Clear Black screen No Leftover test label Previously showing Smithsonian Channel tests
2 11.739 V DVB-S 8PSK SR 27.5 FEC 2/3 SES UHD Demo 7403 UHD Clear SES 4K/UHD demo on a loop No Copy of the service on 12.441 V, DVB-S2 QPSK SR 29.5 FEC 8/9 No Freesat data attached
3 11.758 H DVB-S2 QPSK SR 29.5 FEC 8/9 3100 HD No signal No SID previously used for the Sky Ocean Rescue popup channel before being relabelled back and moved from 12.324 V upon closure.
Ultra HD 9000 UHD Encrypted Sky Ultra HD channel 1, same stream as U1MON Yes (when SID is in use) Sky Ultra HD channel 1, SID is turned on for general Sky Sports UHD broadcasts Not manually storeable with standard HD Digibox or Sky Q
U1MON 9006 Sky Ultra HD channel 1 No UHD 1 monitor: 24/7 view of the stream. It does not switch off but is not used for public viewing
Ultra HD 9051 Sky Ultra HD channel 1, same stream as U1MON Yes (when SID is in use) Sky Ultra HD channel 1, SID is typically turned on for non-Sky Sports programmes / Eurosport UHD
4 11.778 V DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 2/3 1051 SD Clear Empty label No Data Home transponder, no transmissions
7 11.836 H DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 5/6 3191 SD No signal No For Travelxp? 1 August 2019
11 11.914 H DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 5/6 5493 SD Encrypted RTÉ2 - timeshift by 1 hour
(Mon-Fri: 19:00 to 02:00
Sat-Sun: 12:00 to 02:00)
Yes For RTÉ2 +1 Was expected to launch 13/02/2019 but did not
14 11.973 V DVB-S2 8PSK HEVC SR 31 FEC 9/10 SES 8K 7249 FUHD Clear SES loop with video running at ~70Mbps (not always broadcasting) No SES 8K demo CURRENTLY OFF AIR Overall data rate = 83Mbps, 144kbps AAC mono audio
16 12.012 V DVB-S2 8PSK SR 27.5 FEC 2/3 4009 3871 HD No signal No Left over from transponder move (Cartoon Network UK)
19 12.070 H DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 5/6 4037 SD No signal No Left over from transponder move (Vice UK)
4038 SD No signal No Left over from transponder move (Virgin Media Two)
4039 SD Encrypted Virgin Media One +1 No Transponder move from 11.836 H
21 12.110 H DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 5/6 1007 SD No signal No
2191 SD Encrypted Universal TV Ireland No Transponder move from 11.306 H
4050 SD Encrypted E! Ireland No Transponder move from 11.306 H
4205 4220 SD No signal No Left over from transponder move (Sky Sports Arena Ireland)
23 12.148 H DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 5/6 1008 SD No signal No
4015 4021 SD No signal No Left over from transponder move (XXX Girl Girl)
4016 4023 SD No signal No Left over from transponder move (XXX Big&Bouncy)
S1Test 5308 SD Encrypted Sky Sports Main Event Ireland, same stream as main channel Not manually storeable with standard HD Digibox or Sky Q
S1Test 5309
5503 SD Blue screen, was previously showing Sky Sports Golf still screen (VPID now used by Sky News Arabia TP move) No Leftover label?
25 12.188 V DVB-S2 8PSK SR 27.5 FEC 2/3 PPV ROI 1036 HD Encrypted Eurosport 1 HD Yes ('PPV ROI TG' and 'REPEAT: PPV ROI Test Event ROI test event 1. This is is the UK synopsis and marketing message. Visit sky.com/boxoffice') For BT Sport Box Office HD Ireland (490 in region 50 - Ireland)
26 12.207 V DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 5/6 1126 SD (radio) No signal No Previously Sky News Radio (separate feed)
4575 SD (radio) Clear Sky News Radio No Sky News Radio feed
SNR 4754 SD (radio) Clear Sky News Radio No Sky News Radio feed
29 12.226 H DVB-S2 8PSK SR 27.5 FEC 8/9 5406 HD Encrypted Cartoon Network UK No Transponder move from 12.012 V
5407 HD Encrypted Boomerang UK No Transponder move from 12.168 V
5408 HD Encrypted Boomerang UK, same stream as 5407 No For unknown channel
32 12.324 V DVB-S2 8PSK SR 27.5 FEC 2/3 4567 HD Clear Sky Intro, same stream as main channel
Ultra HD 9002 UHD Encrypted Sky Ultra HD channel 2, same stream as U2MON Yes (when SID is in use) Sky Ultra HD channel 2, SID is turned on for Formula One coverage Not manually storable with standard HD Digibox or Sky Q
U2MON 9009 Sky Ultra HD channel 2 No UHD 2 monitor: 24/7 view of the stream. It does not switch off but is not used for public viewing
Ultra HD 9012 Sky Ultra HD channel 2, same stream as U2MON Yes (when SID is in use) Sky Ultra HD channel 2
37 12.422 H DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 2/3 BBC RB 2 6802 SD Clear Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 982)
BBC RB 3 6803 Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 983)
BBC RB 4 6804 Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 984)
BBC RB 5 6805 Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 985)
BBC RB 6 6806 Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 986)
BBC RB HD 6811 HD Ex EPG label (was Sky channel 981)
38 12.441 V DVB-S2 QPSK SR 29.5 FEC 8/9 Astra UHD Demo 7400 UHD Clear SES 4K/UHD demo on a loop No UHD Demo channels with Freesat data attached Not manually storeable with standard HD Digibox or Sky Q (Type 31)
Astra UHD Demo 7401 SES 4K/UHD demo on a loop, same stream as main channel
SES UHD Demo 7402 SES 4K/UHD demo on a loop, different stream
39 12.460 H DVB-S2 QPSK SR 29.5 FEC 8/9 H1Test 9008 HD Encrypted Sky Sports Main Event UK, same stream as main channel No

See also

External Links

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