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CHON-FM and Telesat Canada changes in fall of 2021

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Technical updates remote community satellite services completed

With the aging Telesat Canada Anik F1R geostationary satellite coming to it’s EOL (end of life) in fall – 2021, a new satellite has taken over the job to distribute the CHON-FM signal to all communities across the North.

This transition required new programming of the main satellite receivers and most of all, the major large satellite dishes in all communities (large white dishes with a red lightning symbol on them) had to be readjusted.

This massive engineering project was completed in November 2021.

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