Friday, March 30, 2007

Sound of Hope begins satellite broadcasting to China

The Sound of Hope Radio Network began satellite broadcasting to mainland China on Monday (26 March) this week. Sound of Hope satellite Station One and Station Two will broadcast to East Asia through Eutelsat SA’s two channels 24 hours a day, covering the majority of mainland China, Taiwan, and countries in Southeast Asia.
The Sound of Hope Radio Network, based in California, started broadcasting to mainland China in March 2004. Currently, besides the new satellite broadcasting, the network also provides 14 hours shortwave and mediumwave programmes daily that cover the entire mainland. Besides direct broadcasts through the Internet, the Sound of Hope also provides Chinese and English broadcasts to the US, Canada, Australia, Europe, Taiwan and many cities in Southeast Asia simultaneously.
The receiving parameters of Sound of Hope Satellite Station W5 (70.5 degrees East) are:
Position : East Longitude 70.5 degrees
Download frequency : 11334 MHz
Polarity : Vertical
Forward Error Correction (FEC) : 1/2
Symbol Rate : 6511
(Source: Sound of Hope Radio Network via Epoch Times/R Netherlands Media Network Weblog)