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baess

join:2011-01-28
reply to outsider0

Re: Nasa TV in the future?

Considering how much tax dollars go to NASA it should be OTA free to everyone.


go blue

@sbcglobal.net
It is free. If you can post on this website you have the ability to go their website and watch if for free. NASA.GOV

ray2

join:2004-01-15
Des Plaines, IL
if wowway dont get it here other option for you to get nasatv, can get here hook up with a roku box and once set wireless all she needs to do is use remote and nasatv there not trying to take wowway people a way just thought like to know in case wowway dont get the channel
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sorry so bad spelling and hard to understand im austic person thanks

baess

join:2011-01-28
reply to go blue
said by go blue :

It is free. If you can post on this website you have the ability to go their website and watch if for free. NASA.GOV

That's not watching on TV, that's watching on a computer.

Plenty of taxpayers don't have computers.

outsider0

join:2002-11-28
Dearborn, MI
Yep. Some of them are paying the cable bill, too - I don't have $50 laying around to get Mom a speaker system She's not too enthused about the computer as it is. She would've liked to see the damn thing make planetfall without CNN or whatever.

I reiterate, this is gonna happen over and over and over...and I'd like Ma to be able to see it.


09129800

join:2012-06-27
New York, NY
reply to baess
said by baess:

Considering how much tax dollars go to NASA it should be OTA free to everyone.

It is already available over the air free to everyone, nationwide:
»www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/s···nfo.html

quote:
NASA Television Is On Satellite AMC-18C

NASA TV is available in continental North America, Alaska and Hawaii on AMC-18C. A Digital Video Broadcast (DVB) compliant Integrated Receiver Decoder (IRD) is needed for reception. Below are parameters for each channel:

Uplink provider = AMC 18 C
Transponder = 3C
105 degrees W
C-Band
Downlink Frequency: 3760 MHz
Downlink Polarity: Vertical
Transmission Format = DVB-S, 4:2:0
FEC = ¾
Data Rate = 38.80 Mbps
Symbol Rate = 28.0681
Modulation: QPSK/DVB-S
NASA TV is also offered to all cable companies to carry, free of charge.

There's really no excuse for WOW not to add the channel.

Pentagon Channel is another free government channel.

The nice thing about the Pentagon Channel HD and NASA HD is that as both networks are government-run, all content they produce is in the public domain. As such, you can redistribute content from NASA and Pentagon to your heart's content to whatever venue you please.

If I lived in Kansas City one of the first things I would try with Google Fiber's network is putting up a C Band dish, grabbing NASA HD's feed (it's 720p @ ~15 Mbps), and putting it up as a live stream on the Internet. My amateur efforts would put NASA's current pathetic ~2 Mbps Ustream Internet stream to shame.

baess

join:2011-01-28
said by 09129800:

said by baess:

Considering how much tax dollars go to NASA it should be OTA free to everyone.

It is already available over the air free to everyone, nationwide:
»www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/s···nfo.html

You gave a link to watch via the internet, not exactly OTA. So how would my father who doesn't have a computer watch?

He does have a TV.


09129800

join:2012-06-27
New York, NY
No I didn't. What part of NASA Television Is On Satellite AMC-18C do you not comprehend?

Put up a satellite antenna. Point it to the AMC 18 satellite at 105 degrees West. Tune into NASA TV HD for free with the signal that you are now receiving over the air.

The page I linked has all the information you need to tune into NASA via satellite antenna.