[amsat-bb] Re: OT: How to receive Nasa Select?

Gregg Wonderly w5ggw at cox.net
Fri Dec 29 12:31:05 PST 2006

Jason White wrote:
> I would love to be able to watch NASA Select from my shack again. Back 
> when it was on analog C band I used to keep an eye on it during ISS 
> passes. Now I believe it has moved to an MPEG 2 K band transponder. Does 
> anyone here catch the downlink using "FTA" (Free to air) equipment? If 
> so, I'd appreciate if you could contact me directly and let me know what 
> kind of equipment is required, or any suggestions. The dish and feed 
> don't bother me, it's the MPEG-2 receiver that I'm unfamiliar with. 
> (And, yes, I know the commercial satellite TV carriers have it, but that 
> would cost money :) )

I watch NASA TV off of the web during most events these days.  I just go to


for watching it on windows, and there are other similar capabilities for 
watching it use realplayer etc.

Gregg Wonderly

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