This afternoon’s LIVE broadcast from MOSCOW starts with the 1300-1440GMT Test Period, carried on IS-1002 direct from Moscow, and rebroadcast to E5Wa. WALK_IN is at 1440 and the Introduction is at 1500GMT. The performance should end around 1725BST
This afternoon’s satellite ENCORE starts at 1300GMT with a 60′ Test period. The feed is on IS-1002 only. The Countdown/walk-in is at 1340GMT and the Introduction is at 1400GMT. The broadcast will finish at 1715GMT
UPDATE@1805GMT. The feed is established and stable on both satellites.
The Test period ahead of tonight’s broadcast is at 1000GMT. There is a 60′ Test on E5Wa and IS-1002. from 1100-1145GMT the feed on IS-1002 continues for ROH internal testing purposes: it is NOT part of the official Cinema Test.
The Test for next week’s CARMEN (not to be confused with tomorrow’s “Winter’s Tale”) is now available on IS-1002 and E5Wa. Note that the IS-1002 frequency for Carmen is different to that “Winter’s Tale”
The Test is available up to 1200GMT
The Test for this Sunday’s broadcast is today. There is 60′ on E5Wa at 0830-0930GMT followed by an hour on IS-1002 from 0930-1030GMT
UPDATE:1735GMT. We have just spotted a rogue spike on the German-subs feed. This is NOT from the Met and the satellite operator is aware.
The Test for this evening’s “La Boheme” begins at 1600GMT with 2 feeds on IS-1002 (one feed with all subs embedded and a 2nd feed with embedded German subtitles).
The E5Wa feed carries 2x services in a mux: one with burnt-in French subtitles and the other with all languages embedded for self-selection.
The main content begins at 17:25GMT
The Test for next week’s broadcast is for 60′ duration at 1100GMT/1200CET with the feed carried on IS-1002 and E5Wa.