Melbourne HDTV & Video

Digital terrestrial TV broadcasting (DTV) began in metropolitan areas of Australia on January 1, 2001, and will begin in regional areas between 2001 and January 1, 2004.

All existing analog (PAL) broadcasting is scheduled to be shut down in 2008.

Common to all Australian DVB-T:
Bandwidth: 7MHz
QAM: 64
Mode: 8kHz
Hierarchy: NONE
Inversion: OFF

Transponder Frequencies Mount Dandenong, Victoria, Australia.

Broadcaster ------ Analogue --- Digital ---- Frequency
+ ABC VHF ------------- 2 ---- 12 ------ 226.5 MHz
+ HSV SEVEN VHF ---- 7 ---- 6 ------ 177.5 MHz
+ GTV NINE VHF ------ 9 ---- 8 ------ 191.625 MHz
+ ATV TEN VHF ------- 10 ---- 11 ----- 219.5 MHz
+ SBS UHF ------------ 28 ---- 29 ----- 536.5 MHz
+ CTV ----------------- 31 ---- *

New Channels
+ Channel 33 - SBS World News
+ Channel 77 - Seven EPG: Nine Program Guide, News Headlines and Weather Datacast
+ Channel 99 - Nine EPG: Nine Program Guide, News Headlines and Weather Datacast
+ Channel 11 - Ten Program Guide & Weather Datacast Channel
+ Channel 31 - SBS Essential: SBS Program Guide, World News Headlines & Weather Datacast
+ Channel 70 - Seven High Definition Demonstration: 20 minute loop of 576p HD images with Dolby Digital audio
+ Channel 90 - Nine High Definition Demonstration: 20 minute loop of 1080i HD images with Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound
+ Channel 200 - ABC DIG Radio [http://www.abc.net.au/dig/songs.htm|Guide]
+ Channel 38 & 39 - SBS multilingual radio services [http://www.sbs.com.au/radio_new/schedule.html|Guide]
* Channel 60 - Special Digital Channel for Olymics Opening/Closing cerimonies
* Channel 61 - Shows Olymic Medal Tally

~~~ VHF Band I & II ~~~

These Channels & 5A not considered for DTV services

NOTE: Channels 10,11 being moved up by 1MHz to allow new channels 9A (202-209MHz) & 12 (223 - 230MHz)

Australian Television Broadcasting Bands and Channels


~~~VHF Band I~~~
0 45 - 52 MHz
1 56 - 63 MHz
2 63 - 70 MHz
~~~VHF Band II~~~
3 85 - 92 MHz
4 94 - 101 MHz
5 101 - 108 MHz

~~~VHF Band III~~~
5A 137 - 144 MHz
6 174 - 181 MHz
7 181 - 188 MHz
8 188 - 195 MHz
9 195 - 202 MHz
9A 202 - 209 MHz
10 208 - 215 MHz (old) 209 - 216 MHz(new)
11 215 - 222 MHz (old) 216 - 223 MHz (new)
12 223 - 230 MHz

~~~UHF Band IV~~~
27 520 - 526 MHz
28 526 - 533 MHz
29 533 - 540 MHz
30 540 - 547 MHz
31 547 - 554 MHz
32 554 - 561 MHz
33 561 - 568 MHz
34 568 - 575 MHz
35 575 - 582 MHz

~~~UHF Band V~~~
36 582 - 589 MHz
37 589 - 596 MHz
38 596 - 603 MHz
39 603 - 610 MHz
40 610 - 617 MHz
41 617 - 624 MHz
42 624 - 631 MHz
43 631 - 638 MHz
44 638 - 645 MHz
45 645 - 652 MHz
46 652 - 659 MHz
47 659 - 666 MHz
48 666 - 673 MHz
49 673 - 680 MHz
50 680 - 687 MHz
51 687 - 694 MHz
52 694 - 701 MHz
53 701 - 708 MHz
54 708 - 715 MHz
55 715 - 722 MHz
56 722 - 729 MHz
57 729 - 736 MHz
58 736 - 743 MHz
59 743 - 750 MHz
60 750 - 757 MHz
61 757 - 764 MHz
62 764 - 771 MHz
63 771 - 778 MHz
64 778 - 785 MHz
65 785 - 792 MHz
66 792 - 799 MHz
67 799 - 806 MHz
68 806 - 813 MHz
69 813 - 820 MHz

Australian DTV Formats (i = Interlaced, P = Progressive)
Australia DTV is Terrestrial - T=Terrestrial(airwaves); S=Satelite; C=Cable.
HDTV: 720p - 720 lines of 1280 pixels with 25Hz progressive scanning
HDTV: 1080i - 1080 lines of 1920 pixels with 50Hz interlaced scanning
SDTV: 576i - 576 lines of 720 pixels, with 50Hz interlaced scanning


❊ Web Links ❊


Melbourne HDTV & Video 

wiki.helpware.net

www.dba.org.au




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