World Youth Day - EWTN Coverage

 

WORLD YOUTH DAY SCHEDULE
Africa 
(Greenwich Mean Time)

Technical details of satellite signal

 

August 15, 2000

15:00

Opening of World Youth Day in Rome, Italy (Live) (3 ½ hrs.)
18:30 Solemn Mass of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC, USA (Tape Delayed)
August 18, 2000
24:00 Life on the Rock from Rome, Italy (Live) (60:00); (This event will encore in the regular time-slots for Life On The Rock)
18:00 World Youth Day Events including Via Crucis (Live) (2 ½ hrs.)
Presider of the Via Crucis is Cardinal Camillo Ruini. Starts outside the Church of Santa Maria in Aracoeli, to the 
Piazza Venezia, down the Via dei Fori Imperiali, and ends at the Coliseum.
20:30 Catechesis with John Paul II, Part 1 (30:00)
August 19, 2000
17:00 World Youth Day Events from Rome, Italy (Live)
21:30 Maximilian: Saint of Auschwitz (90 minutes)
August 20, 2000
05:00 Catechesis with John Paul II, Part 1 (30:00)
05:30 Closing of World Youth Day in Rome, Italy (Live)  
Pope John Paul II will have Mass on the campus of Tor Vergata University. Cardinal Stafford participates.  Pope John Paul II will say the Angelus, and close with a special Mandate for Youth.

 

EWTN Technical Information for PanAmSat 3
EWTN African Service

Satellite:

PAS 3

Orbital Location:

43° WL/317° EL

Transponder:

11C

Transponder Bandwidth:

54 MHz

Downlink Beam:

Africa

Downlink Frequency:

4045.0 MHz

Downlink Polarization:

Vertical

Carrier:

SA SCPC CDV

Modulation Type:

QPSK

Information Rate:

36 Mb/s

Symbol Rate:

26 Ms/s

FEC:

R3/4

Network ID:

1

Video Standard (EWTN):

PAL

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