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Free-to-Air Satellite

Here is the information for our Free-to-Air satellite feeds. These are the details that a public access or public television station would need to downlink the show.

Transmission Schedule

Weekdays 08:00-08:59 ET

HD C-Band Coordinates as of 12/2/2019

Note: These coordinates will change as of 8/7/2020–please see new coordinates below

  • Satellite: Galaxy 16C
  • Transponder: 13C Lower
  • Downlink Frequency: 4169.00 Horizontal
  • FEC: 3/4
  • Data Rate: 18.295441
  • Symbol Rate: 13.235
  • Bandwidth: 18.00
  • MPEG: MPEG-2 4:2:0
  • NTSC Modulaton: DVB-S
  • Modulaton Std: QPSK
  • Pilot On: No

If you are experiencing difficulty with a C-Band downlink, contact Democracy Now! and/or Encompass TOC 678-421-6604.

HD C-Band Coordinates as of 8/7/2020

  • Satellite: Galaxy 16C
  • Transponder: 20C Lower
  • Downlink Frequency: 4091 Vertical
  • FEC : 3/4
  • Data Rate : 18.295441
  • Symbol Rate : 13.235
  • Bandwidth : 18.00
  • MPEG : MPEG-2 4:2:0 NTSC
  • Modulaton : DVB-S
  • Modulaton Std : QPSK
  • Pilot On : No

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