1998 News Story

Saudi Television can now be seen in North America

Saudi Arabian Television has announced that its Channel One can now be seen via satellite throughout the continental United States, in the southern part of Canada, in northern Mexico, and in the Caribbean.   Viewers in these areas can receive the analog, non-encrypted signal with a C-band antenna aimed at the 85 WL orbital slot of the GE-2 satellite on transponder 20, with horizontal polarization.   Other technical requirements are an audio frequency between 6.2 and 6.8, and a downlink frequency of 4.1 GHz.