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Advisory for Broadcasters - Daily highlights of Whistler activity & unique travel experiences in Canada

Vancouver, Feb. 19, 2010 – Sweeping shots of the majestic Whistler Blackcomb Mountains, of the village scene, along with extra-ordinary pan-Canadian visuals - You need it, we have it—rights-free and ready to use.
 
The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC), in partnership with Tourism Whistler, is providing a daily SD Satellite Feed (16 X 9 anamorphic) of pre-taped highlight videos showcasing a variety of events and activities occurring throughout Whistler and Canada.
 
The feed will highlight fresh Canadian tourism experiences worthy of discovery by travellers looking for unique journeys.
 
SD Satellite Feed Coordinates: February 20th, 2010  
 16:00-16:15 Eastern (GMT 21:00-21:15)
 
North American Distribution
 
AMC15/K10 Slot A
UP: 14186.5 V
Dwn: 11886.5 H
FEC: 3/4
Symbol Rate: 5.632
 
European Distribution:
 
NSS7 ENV8/EUH8 Slot CD
9MHz
Up: 14483.5 V
Dwn: 11693.5 H
FEC: 3/4
Symbol Rate: 5.632
 
Asia Distribution:
 
RRSAT Downlink NSS7 ENV8/EUH8 Slot CD and Turn to AsiaSat5/C2V Channel 1
 
AsiaSat5/C2V Channel 1
Up: 5911.5 H
Dwn: 3686.5 V
FEC: 3/4
Symbol Rate: 5.632
 
SD Satellite Feed Coordinates: February 21, 22, 2010  
16:00-16:15 Eastern (GMT 21:00-21:15)
 
North American Distribution
 
AMC15/K10 Slot A
UP: 14186.5 V
Dwn: 11886.5 H
FEC: 3/4
Symbol Rate: 5.632
 
European Distribution:
 
NSS7 ENV8/EUH8 Slot CD
9MHz
Up: 14483.5 V
Dwn: 11693.5 H
FEC: 3/4
Symbol Rate: 5.632
 
 
Asia Distribution:
 
RRSAT Downlink NSS7 ENV8/EUH8 Slot CD and Turn to AsiaSat5/C2V Channel 1
 
AsiaSat5/C2V Channel 1
Up: 5911.5 H
Dwn: 3686.5 V
FEC: 3/4
Symbol Rate: 5.632
 
 
SD Satellite Feed Coordinates: February 24, 25, 26, 2010  
16:00-16:15 Eastern (GMT 21:00-21:15)
 
North American Distribution
 
AMC15/K08 Slot A
UP: 14146.5 V
Dwn: 11846.5 H
FEC: 3/4
Symbol Rate: 5.632
 
European Distribution:
 
NSS7 ENV8/EUH8 Slot CD
9MHz
Up: 14483.5 V
Dwn: 11693.5 H
FEC: 3/4
Symbol Rate: 5.632
 
 
Asia Distribution:
 
RRSAT Downlink NSS7 ENV8/EUH8 Slot CD and Turn to AsiaSat5/C2V Channel 1
 
AsiaSat5/C2V Channel 1
Up: 5911.5 H
Dwn: 3686.5 V
FEC: 3/4
Symbol Rate: 5.632
 
 
SD Satellite Feed Coordinates: February 27, 28, 2010  
16:00-16:15 Eastern (GMT 21:00-21:15)
 
North American Distribution
 
AMC15/K14 Slot A
UP: 14266.5 V
Dwn: 11966.5 H
FEC: 3/4
Symbol Rate: 5.632
 
European Distribution:
 
Waterfront loop Bell 1478 -> Ascent Media for uplink to NSS7 ENV8/EUH8 Slot CD
 
NSS7 ENV8/EUH8 Slot CD
9MHz
Up: 14483.5 V
Dwn: 11693.5 H
FEC: 3/4
Symbol Rate: 5.632
 
Asia Distribution:
 
RRSAT Downlink NSS7 ENV8/EUH8 Slot CD and Turn to AsiaSat5/C2V Channel 1
 
AsiaSat5/C2V Channel 1
Up: 5911.5 H
Dwn: 3686.5 V
FEC: 3/4
Symbol Rate: 5.632
 
 
For detailed shot list of daily satellite feed:
Visit www.whistlermediahouse.com for a detailed list each day of the contents included in the satellite feed.
 
HD Satellite distribution details:
 
Need more for your story? Links for additional Canadian content:
CTC image library: photovideo.canada.travel
CTC video/photo story packages: ctc.pathfireondemand.com
CTC media centre: canada.travel/media
 
For more information, please contact:
Dave Stewart
Director, 2010 Media Relations
Canadian Tourism Commission
Stewart [dot] dave [at] ctc-cct [dot] ca
(604) 376-6971
 John Parker-Jervis
Senior Media Advisor, 2010 Media Relations
Canadian Tourism Commission
licenik [dot] jitka [at] ctc-cct [dot] ca (parker-jervis [dot] john [at] ctc-cct [dot] ca)
Tel: 604 377-4358