Technical Notices

AETN - Satellite Change - West Coast Feeds - Updated Timeline

UPDATED TIMELINE:  A&E Networks has notified NCTC of the updated timeline for the transition of the west coast feeds of A&E, History, Lifetime, LMN, FYI and Vice.  These networks will be moving from Galaxy 30 / Transponder 21 to AMC 11 / Transponder 20 beginning May 16, 2022.  Dual illumination will terminate on July 11, 2022.  The Tech Specs sheet is attached.

AETN UPDATE:  The transponder assignment for this satellite change has moved from Transponder 12C to Transponder 20.  The timeline for this transition remains unchanged and affiliates will continue to use their existing equipment for these networks.

The West Coast feeds of A&E, History, Lifetime, LMN, FYI and Viceland will be moving from Galaxy 30, Transponder 21 to AMC 11, Transponder 12.  Dual illumination will begin on March 7, 2022 and conclude no later than May 6, 2022.

If you have any technical questions, please contact or 866-335-8236 (option 2).