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GloryStar Satellite Systems is a vendor of satellite television equipment oriented towards viewers of satellite-delivered Christian broadcast ministries. The systems are configured by GloryStar to receive Christian broadcasters from Ku-band satellites Galaxy 25 (97° W) and AMC-4 (101° W). Satellite AV, LLC, operator of the GloryStar and AdventistSat brand names, developed a single fixed dish solution for simultaneous reception of IA-5 and AMC-4. The company also provides uplink support for broadcasters using the AMC-4 and Galaxy 25 satellites. Satellite television is television delivered by way of communications satellites, as compared to conventional terrestrial television and cable television. ... This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... Galaxy 25 (G-25), formerly known as Intelsat Americas 5 (IA-5) (formerly Telstar 5) is a medium-powered communications satellite in the Clarke orbit at 97 degrees west, above a point in the Pacific Ocean several hundred miles west of the Galapagos Islands. ...


Broadcast ministries

All channels are non-encrypted or free-to-air (FTA) allowing viewers to receive programming without paying a monthly fee. Free-to-air is a phrase used to describe television and radio broadcasts which are available without subscription and without decryption (pay-TV). ...

The Trinity Broadcasting Network, or TBN, is the worlds largest Christian television network, with a larger U.S. viewership than its three main competitor networks combined. ... The Daystar Television Network is a small terrestrial and cable television network in the United States. ... The Word Network is a small urban religious network in the United States. ... The Miracle Channel (CJIL) is a Canadian Christian television station. ... The Three Angels Broadcasting Network, or 3ABN for short, is a not-for-profit, 24-hour multimedia Christian ministry, an American television and radio network which primarily focuses on Christian programming. ... Hope Channel is an international Seventh-day Adventist TV network and the flagship station of the Adventist Television Network (ATN). ... Loma Linda Broadcasting Network is a community and variety television station run by volunteers. ... The Church Channel (TCC) is a Christian television network owned by Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN). ... Gods Learning Channel (or GLC) is a Christian television network which is based in the Southwestern United States. ... Network logo. ... Smile of a Child TV offers Christian childrens programming 24 hours per day, seven days a week. ... TBN Enlace USA, also known as TBN Enlace or Enlace USA, is a Spanish-language cable television network providing Christian progamming to the Hispanic community. ... The Three Angels Broadcasting Network, or 3ABN for short, is a not-for-profit, 24-hour multimedia Christian ministry, an American television and radio network which primarily focuses on Christian programming. ...

Technology

To receive all of these broadcast ministries requires reception of signals from two medium-powered Ku-band satellites spaced 4° apart. To meet this requirement SatelliteAV designed a multi-LNBF bracket, a miniature LNBF, and a miniature DiSEqC switch. This configuration allows for reception of the two satellites on one Ku-band dish. The system is similar to the 3.8° StarChoice multi-LNBF bracket but is designed instead for the 4° spacing between the Galaxy 25 and AMC 4 satellites that carry most of the broadcast ministries of interest to GloryStar's customers. This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... A low-noise block converter (LNB, for low-noise block, or sometimes LNC, for low-noise converter) is used in communications satellite (usually broadcast satellite) reception. ... DiSEqC switch DiSEqC (Digital Satellite Equipment Control) is a special communication protocol for use between a satellite receiver and a device such as a multi-dish switch or a small dish antenna rotor. ... StarChoice is Canadas second direct broadcast satellite television distributor (the other being Bell ExpressVu), and is majority-owned by cable TV operator Shaw Communications Inc. ...


External links

  • GloryStar.tv
  • Satellite AV, LLC
  • Adventistsat.com
  • TBNsat.com
  • LLBNsat.com
  • GCNTVsat.com
  • DAYSTARsat.com
  • EMMANUEL TV

 
 

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