Downlink parameters for TV stations

ECB Press Conference, 10 April 2019, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

You are kindly advised to double-check the parameters below before downlinking as they may change at short notice.

Please note the new audio channel setup for the April press conference below.

Please also take note that the ECB will be switching codec from mpeg2 to mpeg4 for the satellite transmission of the press conferences in the near future. In case of any concerns, please get in contact with multimediaservices@ecb.int

  • The satellite transmission starts at 14:05 CET, a graphic as well as music will be available for testing purposes.
  • Prior to the beginning of the press conference, a video and sound check for the language audio channels mentioned below will take place 14:15-14:20 CET
  • The press conference will be transmitted live 14:30 – 15:30 CET
  • A 6-minute rough cut of TV footage from the press conference will be transmitted 16:00 – 16:15 CET

Europe – HD 18MHz

  • EUTELSAT 7B, 7 deg East - 18MHz slot
  • DOWNLINK FR.: 11.176,330 MHz POL Y (vertical), Slot:6-7, Channel: FG
  • HD 1080i 50Hz DVBS2 8PSK 14.4Ms/s FEC 3/4
  • P RoF 0.25 (31_HD MPEG2 420 31.356 Mbps)
  • ENCRYPTION: Clear
  • Audio channels:
    • 1 & 2 Original  (PID 4116)
    • 3 & 4 English (PID 4132)
    • 5 & 6 French (PID 4148)
    • 7 & 8 German (PID 4164)

Producer: Christian Ehlers: +49 151 14 64 98 91
SNG-Coord: +49 170 561 5119