Adding New Channels To TataSky

Go to and

Now navigate to “System Settings” -> “Add Channels” and do a find with the following fields set:

Freq: 11.630
Polarization: H
Symbol Rate: 27.500
FEC: 3/4

The full frequency list is on the lyngsat page. Looks like all the KU band transponders on INSAT4A are leased out to TS. There is nothing more out there> 🙁 is the encryption/encoding system used by Sky networks all over the world. Its a news corp company.

“Several groups managed to reverse-engineer VideoGuard to the point where a legitimate subscriber's card can be read and utilized firmware to decrypt only those channels that subscriber is authorised to view. A
software CAM emulator for the DreamBox Linux-powered satellite receiver, along with the Dragon and T-Rex Conditional Access modules. However, many broadcasters choose to pair their cards to a specific STB serial number, meaning that a paired (also called “married”) card can only be used in a broadcaster-supplied STB, or by using the serial number from said receiver with one of the reverse-engineered solutions.”

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