Certain channels facing Sun outage on TataSky

By October 4th, 2015 AT 1:37 PM

Sun outage which is a natural phenomenon, occurs twice a year when the sun, the broadcasting satellite of a channel and the receiving station on earth come in a straight line. Due to this positioning there is an overpowering of the channel signals with the radiation coming from the sun.

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As a result the signal of that channel is lost. This phenomenon normally occurs during the months of February to March and September to October especially during equinoxes.

Sun outages are a universal phenomenon and it affects all DTH operators alike. We just happened to notice it while using TataSky and got a screenshot to share with our readers. This is an intermittent and transient phenomenon and lasts only for a couple of minutes and does not cause any major inconvenience to viewers.

Also read: Comprehensive review- TataSky + HD Transfer set top box

Esmail is our very own in-house spectrum specialist. He is passionate about Telecom, DTH and OTT video streaming apps. When not writing an article, you can find him binge watching shows on Netflix while sipping on a cup of coffee.

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