MET OPERA Additional Pre-Season Test 20th September

There will be an additional Test on IS-1002 at 0930BST/UK (1030CEST / W.Europe).

This is another opportunity to make sure all is working ahaed of the 1st relay of the Season on 9th October.

The Helpline is available for satellite availability queries (but not individual operational tutorials).

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Pathé Live Pre-Season Test

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Tuesday 14th September

There is a 2nd chance to Test for Pathé Live broadcasts this moring at 0900BST/UK 1000CESt/W.Europe. All details remain as last week with DVBS-2, QPSK MPEG-2 modulation

Tuesday 7th September 2021

There is a 120′ pre-season test (for Bolshoi Ballet and other live broadcasts) at 0800-1000GMT (0900-1100BST & 1000-1200CEST). Please note this is a DVBS-2 QPSK, MPEG-2 feed

The Helpline will be in operation for signal availability enquiries. The Helpline does NOT offer individual tuning instructions for your in-house equipment: you must be familiar with its operation.

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MET OPERA Pre-Season Test 6th September 2021

2021-22 Season

It is with great excitement to be able to arrange a Pre-Season Test for 1000-1100GMT 6th September 2021. The tuning details will be emailed out in due course. You may need to contact your managed service provider to arrange for this test to reach your screen.

The usual Helpline support will be provided during this test.

Wishing you all every success as we return to these regular broadcasts from Met Opera.

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Royal Opera House “FIDELIO”

Tuesday 17th March

The Test ahead of FIDELIO starts at 1000GMT/1100CET with a duration of 1-hour to 1100GMT/1200CET. [From 1100-1145GMT there is internal testing on IS-1002 for ROH-use only and is not part of the cinema test]. As this is opera subtitles should be ON in UK cinemas.

 

10th March

The Test for next week’s broadcast is at 1100-1200 GMT (1200-1300 CET). The usual ROH Test loop will be broadcast and all normal support services are available. As this is opera subtitles should be ON in UK cinemas.

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Royal Opera House “Dances at a Gathering & The Cellist”

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UPDATE@1800GMT The feed is now re-established on IS-1002 and E5Wa. V+A and subs all good

The Test ahead of this evening’s ballets starts at 1000GMT/1100CET with a duration of 1-hour to 1100GMT/1200CET. [From 1100GMT there is internal testing on IS-1002 for ROH-use only and is not part of the cinema test]

As this is a ballet broadcast, subtitles should be switched OFF in UK/Ireland cinemas.

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“MILITARY WIVES” Red Carpet 24th February

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The Test for tonight’s live red-carpet is at 1300-1400UK and is caried on IS-1002 only.

You have been given a Helpline for the Icecrypts/STB receivers but you should call LANsat or Éclair support if you have a managed system from them.

The rest of the day is:

1HR TEST 13:00 – 14:00
LIVE (BREAKDOWN BELOW) 17:30 – 19:30
LINE UP & FINAL TESTING 17:30 – 18:15
COMMENCING SHORTLY SLIDE 18:15 – 18:30
RED CARPET SHOW 18:30 – 19:15
OVERRUN ALLOWANCE 19:15 – 19:30

 

 

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MET OPERA “Agrippina”

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Saturday 29th February

UPDATE@1830. There was a temporary loss of the feed.

The Test period for today’s broadcast stats at 1630GMT/1730CET.

 

Monday 24th February

The Test for Saturday’s (29th Feb) broadcast is today at 0930-1000CET on E5Wa followed by IS-1002 at 0930-1000GMT.

All usual support in place and usual service ID and test-content

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NT LIVE “Cyrano de Bergerac”

Thursday 20th February

The live feed returns at 1730GMT with test material up to 1830.

17:30 Live feed established and stable

19:02 There was a momentary interference to the broadcast.

 

Wednesday 19th February

The Test (on IS-1002) is from 1100-1200GMT. There are NO SUBTITLES. The service name for your receiver is “NT LIVE”

All usual support facilities are in place.

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Pathé Live Presents Bolshoi Ballet “Swan Lake”

Sunday 23rd February

The feed is officially available from 1300GMT/1400CET. However, it will be on-air from 1230GMT for internal testing only. If you do tune-in early, please DO NOT rely on the feed being stable at this time until 1300GMT

The Test continues to 14:40GMT, when walk-in cards and trailers will be broadcast. The Introduction is at 15:00GMT

STB/ICECRYPT Users. If you select the channel from the Test last Tuesday, there may be no video (although you will hear audio). If this is the case, select the channel and then use the menu to tune/satellite search the channel again.

 

Tuesday 18th February

The Test for Sunday’s (23rd) live broadcast is at 0930CET on E5Wa and 0930GMT on IS-1002. The usual Pathé Live Test loop will be used for the Test content

 

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Royal Opera House “Dances at a Gathering – The Cellist”

Tuesday 18th February

The Test for next week’s (25th Feb) broadcasty will be at 1100-1200GMT (1200-1300CET) with the feed carried on IS-1002 and E5Wa. As this is a ballet, subtitles should be OFF in UK cinemas

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