Parameters for Satellite Receivers

If you need parameters (settings for your dish system receiver) to receive the various 3ABN channels from any satellite carrying our free-to-air (FTA) channels, this page lists the settings you need to use.

A satellite footprint map, showing the region(s) covered by each satellite, is available.

G-19 (Galaxy-19)
COVERAGE: North and Central America

G-19 PARAMETERS

SETTING

VALUE

Band KU Band
Position 97° West
Transponder 6-KU
Frequency 11,842 MHz
Polarity Horizontal
Symbol rate 22,000 Ksym/s
F.E.C. 3/4

*Most home receivers do not require PID values to be entered. Enter Frequency, Polarity, Symbol rate, and FEC (if required), then do “Search”; the PID values are automatically found.

Channels: 3ABN, 3ABN Latino, 3ABN Latino Radio, 3ABN Proclaim!, 3ABN Radio

DISH
COVERAGE: Channel 9393, USA

Channel: 3ABN

G-23 (Galaxy-23)
COVERAGE: North America

G-23 PARAMETERS

SETTING

VALUE

Band C Band
Position 121° West
Transponder 7
Frequency 3,840 MHz
Polarity Horizontal
Symbol rate 30,000 Ksym/s
F.E.C. 5/6
Format DVB-S2
Modulation 8PSK
Encryption Non-encrypted FTA

Channels: 3ABN

IS-20 (C band) (replaces Thaicom-5)
COVERAGE: Africa, Asia, Middle East, South Pacific

SETTING

VALUE

Band C Band
Position 68.5° East
Transponder LM8C
Frequency 3,887 MHz
Polarity Vertical
Symbol rate 2,960 Ksym/s
F.E.C. 3/4

*Most home receivers do not require PID values to be entered. Enter Frequency, Polarity, Symbol rate, and FEC (if required), then do “Search”; the PID values are automatically found.

Channels: 3ABN International, 3ABN Radio

IS-21 (formerly IS-9, PAS-9)
COVERAGE: Americas, Europe

SETTING

VALUE

Band C Band
Position 58° West
Transponder 11-C
Frequency 3,933 MHz
Polarity Vertical
Symbol rate 7,000 Ksym/s
F.E.C. 3/4

*Most home receivers do not require PID values to be entered. Enter Frequency, Polarity, Symbol rate, and FEC (if required), then do “Search”; the PID values are automatically found.

Channels: 3ABN Latino

Optus D2
COVERAGE: Australia, New Zealand

SETTING

VALUE

Band KU Band
Position 152° East
Transponder 14U
Frequency 12,608 MHz
Polarity Horizontal
Symbol rate 22,500 Ksym/s
F.E.C. 3/4
Modulation QPSK

*Most home receivers do not require PID values to be entered. Enter Frequency, Polarity, Symbol rate, and FEC (if required), then do “Search”; the PID values are automatically found.

Channels: 3ABN International, 3ABN Radio

VAST
COVERAGE: Channel 603, Australia

Channels: 3ABN International

For more information, please visit the 3ABN Australia website.

Express AT1
COVERAGE: Central Russia

SETTING

VALUE

Band KU Band
Position 56° East Longitude
Transponder 26
Frequency 12,207 MHz
Polarity Circular, right
Symbol rate 27.5 Msymb/s
F.E.C. 3/4
Format MPEG4 compression format
Modulation 8PSK
Encryption Non-encrypted FTA

Channels: 3ABN Russia

Express AT2
COVERAGE: Eastern Russia

SETTING

VALUE

Band KU Band
Position 140° East Longitude
Transponder 26
Frequency 12,207 MHz
Polarity Circular, right
Symbol rate 27.5 Msymb/s
F.E.C. 3/4
Format MPEG4 compression format
Modulation 8PSK
Encryption Non-encrypted FTA

Channels: 3ABN Russia