Sun Outage

Dear Viewers

Sun Outage is a natural phenomenon that occurs twice a year (March-April & September-October) when a satellite and receiving earth station comes directly in line with the sun.


This will occur once a day during differing hours and channels for approx. 25 minutes or less


For Fiji, Sun Outage will start on the 21 of March this month and ends on 5 April, please refer to the table below

IMPORTANT!!!: SKY PACIFIC TV DOWNLINK OUTAGE (1M)
Date Start Time (local Duration (min) End Time (local)

21-Mar-19

13:09

0:05

13:14

22-Mar-19

13:04

0:13

13:17

23-Mar-19

13:02

0:17

13:19

24-Mar-19

13:00

0:20

13:20

26-Mar-19

12:58

0:23

13:21

27-Mar-19

12:57

0:24

13:21

28-Mar-19

12:57

0:24

13:21

29-Mar-19

12:57

0:24

13:21

30-Mar-19

12:57

0:24

13:21

31-Mar-19

12:57

0:24

13:20

1-Apr-19

12:57

0:22

13:19

2-Apr-19

12:58

0:20

13:18

3-Apr-19

12:59

0:17

13:16

4-Apr-19

13:00

0:14

13:14

5-Apr-19

13:03

0:07

13:10


For the individual channels affected, please find below the sun outage schedule:

ASIASAT 7 Start Time(FJT) End Time(FJT) Duration(min) Services Affected

3/22/2019

17:28

17:32

4

Nat Geo Wild
Zee TV
Star Plus
Star Gold

3/23/2019

17:26

17:34

8

3/24/2019

17:25

17:34

9

3/25/2019

17:24

17:34

10

3/26/2019

17:23

17:34

11

3/27/2019

17:23

17:34

11

3/28/2019

17:23

17:33

10

3/29/2019

17:23

17:33

10

3/30/2019

17:23

17:32

9

3/31/2019

17:24

17:30

6

ASIASAT 5 Start Time(FJT) End Time(FJT) Duration(min) Services Affected

3/23/2019

17:49

17:55

6

Daystar

3/24/2019

17:47

17:56

9

3/25/2019

17:46

17:56

10

3/26/2019

17:46

17:56

10

3/27/2019

17:46

17:55

9

3/28/2019

17:46

17:54

8

3/29/2019

17:46

17:54

8

3/30/2019

17:46

17:53

7

MEASAT 3 Start Time(FJT) End Time(FJT) Duration(min) Services Affected

3/23/2019

18:28

18:34

6

History
Flight Sports
CI
Boomerang
Lifetime
Warner TV
FYI

3/24/2019

18:27

18:35

8

3/25/2019

18:27

18:35

8

3/26/2019

18:26

18:34

8

3/27/2019

18:27

18:33

6

INTELSAT 19 Start Time(FJT) End Time(FJT) Duration(min) Services Affected

3/22/2019

12:48

12:51

3

Discovery
Nickelodeon
CNN
Paramount
BBC WN
ESPN
NHK

3/23/2019

12:46

12:53

7

3/24/2019

12:45

12:54

9

3/25/2019

12:44

12:53

9

3/26/2019

12:44

12:53

9

3/27/2019

12:45

12:51

6

EUTELSAT 172B Start Time(FJT) End Time(FJT) Duration(min) Services Affected

3/23/2019

12:18

12:25

7

SET International BPL

3/24/2019

12:17

12:26

9

3/25/2019

12:16

12:26

10

3/26/2019

12:16

12:25

9

3/27/2019

12:17

12:25

8

3/28/2019

12:19

12:21

2

APSTARR Start Time(FJT) End Time(FJT) Duration(min) Services Affected

3/22/2019

19:32

19:38

4

AXN

3/23/2019

19:30

19:38

7

3/24/2019

19:29

19:38

8

3/25/2019

19:29

19:38

8

3/26/2019

19:30

19:37

7

3/27/2019

19:31

19:34

2

JCSAT Start Time(FJT) End Time(FJT) Duration(min) Services Affected

3/24/2019

16:05

16:06

1

Colors

3/25/2019

16:04

16:07

3

INTELSAT Start Time(FJT) End Time(FJT) Duration(min) Services Affected

3/8/2019

20:08

20:17

9

SET International

3/9/2019

20:06

20:18

12

3/10/2019

20:05

20:19

14

3/11/2019

20:05

20:19

14

3/12/2019

20:04

20:19

15

3/13/2019

20:05

20:18

13

3/14/2019

20:05

20:17

12

3/15/2019

20:06

20:15

9

3/16/2019

20:10

20:11

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