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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 7/29/2013

  • MPEG-2
  • Satellite: C-Band Galaxy 16
  • Transponder: 23C Slot D
  • Downlink Frequency: 4151 H
  • Bandwidth: 18 MHz
  • FEC: 4/3
  • Symbol Rate: 13.235
  • DVBS QPSK
  • DR: 18.295441
  • HD 1080i/60f

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

SD KU Coordinates as of 7/29/2013

  • MPEG-4
  • Satellite: AMC-21
  • Transponder: 23
  • Downlink Frequency: 12169 H
  • L-Band Frequency: 1419 MHz
  • FEC: 3/4
  • Symbol Rate: 4.444
  • 8-PSK (DVB-S2)
  • MPEG Service#: 11
  • Video PID: 177
  • PCR PID: 177
  • Audio Service PID 1: 180
  • Audio Service PID 2: 181
  • Audio Service PID 3: 182
  • Chroma Sub-sampling: 4:2:0

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