The Test period starts at 1300GMT/UK. IT MIGHT BE WORTH CHECKING THAT YOUR DISH AND LNB ARE CLEAR OF SNOW. (We had to clear the one’s on the office today)
The Walk-In starts at 1340, with Darcy and Petroc introducing the performance at 14:00GMT/UK
It’s all due to end at 16:36GMT.
NT Live Young Marx test & TX 7th Dec.
Please note: in order that you can ensure that your line up is correct, in addition to our normal test loop 17:00 to 18:30, we will be playing 2 clips of test material for 1 minute each. The first at 18.35 , the second at 18:41. It is imperative that you use all these opportunities to test your set up.
17:00-18:30 NTLive test loop: The feed was up and stable at 16:46
18:30-18:35 NTLive cards
18:35-18:36 NTLive test clip
18:36-18:41 NTLive cards
18:41-18:42 NTLive test clip
18:42-19:00 NTLive cards and trailers
19:00-21:30 NTLive presentation and play
NTLive Young Marx. There is a test 1100-1200 GMT Wed 6th Dec on IS 10-02 only.
MAKE FULL USE OF THE 60 MINUTES AVAILABLE. The Test loop includes elements for you to thoroughly test that your projector and audio system are properly set-up and aligned for a live broadcast. It includes the chance to check your picture aspect ratio, audio sync, and correct channel assignment.
UPDATE. All feeds were stable at 1800GMT. I hope you all have a successful broadcast
The Test ahead of tonight’s live broadcast is at 1000GMT~UK (1100ET~W.Europe). It is for 60′. The feed will be available on IS-1002, IS-905 and E5Wa. As this is a ballet, subtitles will NOT be needed for the main broadcast in the UK or English-speaking audiences. (although they are present in the Test loop).
Update @ 20:43 some interfence has been spotted on the satellite link. Power has been increased to help minimise any problems.
Update @ 19:52 OB traced audio problem and have changed to back up routing of signals.
Update @ 18:35 There is some distortion on the performance part of the test loop. This is being investigated by the OB.
The test for this evening’s live transmission will run from 18:00 to 19:00 GMT.
Today’s test runs from 12:05 to 13:05 GMT.
Note that it follows on from the ROH test below. The tuning parameters are different from the ROH test. The symbol rate is 15000, not 1500 as printed on the sheet. Please check your tuning information.
Update @ 11:00 Test is established on all satellites.
The Test for next week’s live broadcast is at 1100GMT~UK (1200ET~W.Europe). It is for 60′. The feed will be available on IS-1002, IS-905 and E5Wa. As this is a ballet, subtitles will NOT be needed for the main broadcast in the UK. (although they are present in the Test loop)
Update @ 10:58 The service is established on IS 1002. The service is ‘LDN Encoder 2’
This morning’s test is on IS 10-02 is from 10:55 -11:55 GMT.
Please note that the symbol rate should be 15000, not 1500 as stated on the tuning sheet.