Downlink parameters for TV stations

ECB Press Conference, 23 January 2020, 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 updated audio channel setup below.

Please also take note that the ECB has changed the codec of the satellite transmission of the press conferences from mpeg2 to mpeg4. 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 purpose.
  • 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 9MHz

  • EUTELSAT 10A, 10 deg East - 9MHz slot
  • DOWNLINK FR.: 12.572,837 MHz POL X (horizontal), Channel: H
  • HD 1080i 50Hz DVBS2 8PSK 7.2Ms/s FEC 3/4
  • P RoF 0.25 (MPEG4 420 10.7514 Mbps)
  • ENCRYPTION: Clear
  • Audio channels:
    • 1 & 2 Original  PID 4112
    • 3 & 4 English  PID 4128
    • 5 & 6 French  PID 4144
    • 7 & 8 German  PID 4160

Producer: Christian Ehlers: +49 151 14 64 98 91
SNG-Coord: +49 170 92 35 527