RECEPTION INFORMATION of ASTRA 2D
Belgium, France & Holland The Sky TV footprint should provide good reception in France and Benelux countries with just a 65cm satellite dish required - even for BBC, ITV & Ch4.Switzerland & AustriaSky TV reception in Austria requires a 2.4m to 3m dish. In Switzerland try a 1.3m satellite dish, which should provide good reception of most Astra 28.2E channels. Czech Republic To receive Sky TV in Prague a 1.5m to 1.8m is required. Eastern parts of the Czech Republic require dishes of around 3m. Denmark, Sweden & Norway Sky TV reception is possible in Scandinavia but for BBC channels a satellite dish size of 1.10m to 1.5m is recommended in Oslo, Norway and 1.5m - 1.8m in Stockholm, Sweden. Northern Sweden and Norway will need a large dish size of 2.4m. For Denmark, the recommended satellite dish size for Sky TV reception is 1.10m to 1.3m.GreeceA 3.5m satellite dish Should provide reception of Sky Digital, although results are unpredictable given that Greece is on the edge of the Astra 28.2E satellite footprint.Italy Reception of Sky digital TV in Northern Italy should be possible on a 1.10m to 1.5m dish, but further south 2.4m dish sizes are required. For Sky TV reception in Rome, satellite dish requirements may be 3m or larger. Reception in central and southern Italy may be poor or non existent. Dish size vary wildly depending on location, so some trial and error may be needed to get reliable Sky TV reception, especially in poor weather.Cyprus Good reception of BBC and ITV channels on Astra 2D requires a dish size of 4m in many parts of Cyprus. Dishes of 2m - 2.4m will receive some of the other Sky TV channels. Turkey Sky TV reception is possible in Turkey. For BBC & ITV.You will require a 3m to 5m Dish would be needed. Spain & PortugalFor Spain & Portugal dish sizes checkout the footprint Map Bellowfor BBC, ITV, Ch4, Ch5, & Sky Channels. They Range from 1.10m to 2.4m, For reception in Madrid and Alicante 2.4m is recommended. For Portugal 1.3m to 1.8m dish is the recommended. Mallorca, Canary & MadeiraMallorca You will need a 1.5m to 1.8m. Canarys & Maderia 2.4 to 3.0m. These dish sizes are for Astra 2D, BBC, ITV. Etc.(1.10m Dish you can receive some of the Sky Channels)Note The best Sky Digibox for use in the Costa Blanca Mallorca,Canarys & Maderia area are the Thomson DSI 4214 or Pace DS430N.