RF Tuning Parameters GDMX (G16V)
Posted by Bryan Vance on 15 September 2009 08:31 AM

Tuning Parameters for Input A:

  • Content: GDMX, Warner Brothers and NBC Universal:
  • Galaxy 16 C-Band Transponder 2 Vertical Down
  • 1410 MHz L-Band, 3740 MHz C-Band
  • DVB-S2, 8PSK
  • 30.000 Ms/S Symbol Rate
  • 5/6 FEC Rate
  • .20 Roll-Off
  • No Pilots

The "Status" page of the PitchBlue web interface provides continuously updated results for both receiver cards in the box.

Recommended RF levels for reliable delivery:

  • Signal Strength = between -35 and -45 dBm or better. (Typ. = -37 to -40 dBm)
  • Eb/No = > 7.5 dB
  • Eb/No Margin = > 2.0 dB