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Channels testing on Sky

From TVCL - TV Channel Lists

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 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 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 123)
20826 HD No signal No Previously used for ITV Box Office in Pubs (same stream)
67 11.112 H DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 V Channel 50425 SD No signal No Ex EPG label (was 680)
71 11.171 H DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 51125 SD Encrypted eir Sport 1 Yes
51126 SD Encrypted eir Sport 2 (Premier Sports 1 but NO onscreen logo) Yes
105 11.224 H DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 2/3 Rainbow 52093 SD (radio) Clear Silent No Ex EPG label (was 0207)
110 11.306 V DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 5/6 53390 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 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
114 11.386 V DVB-S2 QPSK SR 29.5 FEC 3/4 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 52575 HD Clear Test card with clock and test tone Yes For Freesports UK 2 July 2019, On UK spot beam
89 11.464 H DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 FAME TV 54211 SD Clear Black screen No Ex EPG label (was 452)
Notts TV 54214 SD No signal No Ex EPG label (was 117 in Nottingham)
TVC News +1 54218 SD Clear Blank screen Yes Ex EPG label (was 572)
DM Plus TV 54219 SD No signal No Ex EPG label (was 799)
90 11.479 V DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 VTV 50886 SD Clear Black screen with some words and numbers at the bottom of the screen Yes ("This is DBN TV") For DBN June 2019
94 11.538 V DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 TV 99 22614 SD Clear TV 99 Ex EPG label (was 759)
Liberty 22656 SD (radio) Clear Silent Ex EPG label (was 0186)
95 11.553 H DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 55103 SD Clear ARQIVA MCR test card Yes For Good News TV
PTV Prime 55108 SD Clear PTV Prime test card Ex EPG label (was 783)
55111 SD Clear No signal Yes For Dunamis TV
Heart TV SD Clear "Technical fault" message No Ex EPG label (was 374)
Capital TV 55112 SD Clear "Technical fault" message No Ex EPG label (was 375)
55137 SD (radio) No signal No Left over from transponder move (Jazz FM)
96 11.568 V DVB-S QPSK SR 22 FEC 5/6 54102 SD Clear Arqiva test card and tone No For unknown channel Was previously showing Travel Channel
Retail TV SD No signal No Ex EPG label (was 667)
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 185)
101 11.641 H DVB-S2 8PSK SR 23 FEC 2/3 7100 HD Clear Black screen No For unknown channel Previously showing Smithsonian Channel tests
7105 HD Clear CNN International No For Premier Sports 2 2 July 2019
102 11.656 V DVB-S 8QPSK SR 23 FEC 5/6 TVXPPN2 54052 SD Encrypted No signal No Ex EPG label (was 905, 22.00-04.30)
Shop Now 54058 SD Clear Blank screen Ex EPG label (was 685, 06.00-22.00)
3 11.758 H DVB-S2 QPSK SR 29.5 FEC 8/9 3100 HD No signal No
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
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 FUHD Clear SES loop with video running at ~70Mbps No SES 8K demo Overall data rate = 83Mbps, 144kbps AAC mono audio
21 12.110 H DVB-S QPSK SR 27.5 FEC 5/6 1007 SD No signal No
4205 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
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?
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)
SNR 4754 SD (radio) Clear Sky News Radio No Sky News Radio feed
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 storeable 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
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 HD UK, same stream as main channel No

See also

External Links

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