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    Technical Information:

   I. Receive System Comprises:
   .  60-90 cm dish + LNB Converter.

   .  Set-top Box(STB)- Its output to be connected to TV set.

   II. Set Top Box tuning information:
   . Satellite-"GSAT- 15 "(93.5°E).
      - Polarisation - Vertical
Symbol rate-29.5 MSPS.


D/L Frequency(MHz)

AIR Channels


Vividh Bharati Service, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, National Channel, FM Rainbow (Kolkata), Vijayawada


Gujarati, FM R'bow(Delhi),Punjabi,FM Gold (Delhi), Radio Kashmir, Lucknow, Patna, Bhopal


Kannada, Bangla, Hindi, NE Service, FM Rainbow (Chennai),FM Gold (Mumbai), Jaipur, FM Rainbow(Mumbai)


Ragam, FM Rainbow(Bangalore), Urdu, Oriya, Malayalam, Assamese,FM Gold (Chennai),FM Gold(Kolkata)


                                     Important Message

Doordarshan has changed Symbol rate from 27500 to 29500 KSPS for all DTH Radio channels available on Free Dish bouquet in DTH DD+ platform, where as other parameters are unchanged. Therefore Set Top Box needs to re-tune by putting Symbol Rate 29500 KSPS in place of 27500 KSPS to get all Radio Channels on DD DTH DD+ bouquet (Free Dish) The receive parameters for four streams on GSAT -15 ( 93.5 degree East) are mentioned below:-

 Transponder                Polarization  Downlink Frequency(MHz)  LNB Frequency(MHz)  Symbol Rate(Ksps)  FEC
 K16 (36 MHz) V 11090 9750 29500 3/4
 K18 (36 MHz) V 11170 9750 29500 3/4
 K19 (36 MHz) V 11470 9750 29500 3/4
 K20 (36MHz) V 11510 9750 29500 3/4
 K21 (36 MHz) V 11550 9750 29500 3/4

However if need arises for re- tuning of the STB , the listeners may consult the installation manual supplied with STB or contact the nearest STB dealer.

                                                          For· Voice Announcement

Doordarshan has made some changes in their DTH system. As such listeners who listen to AIR programme on DTH may face some problem. If so they may re-tune Set Top Box as per technical data or, contact their service providers. Service providers of DD+ system may go through DD website or contact Help line number 011-25843862/25843786 for technical details and retune the Set Top Box.