Satellite & frequency settings

Satellite & frequency settings


This page outlines the satellite alignment and frequency settings for Sky UK offshore services.

In this article

  • Transponder information
  • Dish settings


Transponder information

The availability of channels depends on your transponder settings. 

For example, Discovery Turbo is channel 161 and Discovery Science is channel 167. both SD only. 

  • The above examples are broadcast on Astra 2E (Eur) transponder 35
  • The + 1 channels are broadcast on Astra 2G (Eur) transponder 62

See below for the latest transponder information. You can also open in a new tab by clicking here.


Dish settings

The dish should be set to Astra satellite 28.2 E, this should automatically pick up the euro beam in your location. The default settings for the sky box are:

  • Frequency (GHZ) - 11.778
  • Polarisation – V
  • Symbol Rate – 27.5
  • FEC – 2/3
  • Standard – DVB – S
  • Modulation Scheme – QPSK

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