VANCOUVER, Feb. 11 /CNW/ - The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) invites you to gather with thousands at the 2010 Aboriginal Pavilion (Chiefs' House) as the Four Host First Nations (FHFN) receive the Olympic Flame. This is the last chance to see the flame before it enters the Opening Ceremony to officially kick off the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
CTC will provide an onsite Broadcast HD/SD Pool Feed in addition to a Live HD Satellite Feed of footage from a produced four-camera integrated signal. Feed to include all celebrations including the Olympic Flame blessing by FHFN and Aboriginal showcase of talent. Please see attached backgrounders for detailed transmission list and further information on available footage, including interviews and 30 minute programs showcasing international torchbearers and Aboriginal experiences in Canada.
Location: 2010 Aboriginal Pavilion (Chiefs' House), corner of Hamilton
St. and West Georgia St., Vancouver
Date: February 12, 2010
Time: 12:30 - Start of feeds
- CTC documentary: International Torchbearers
- Olympic Torch Relay footage
- Venue atmosphere
- Arrival of Olympic Flame
- FHFN flame blessing ceremony
- Aboriginal talent showcase
- CTC: Canada's 28 Aboriginal experiences (vignettes)
17:00 - End of Transmission
Broadcast Pool Feed Configuration (on site)
Audio - Analog Male XLR outputs (Mono mixed Signal)
(56) Mono Channels - International Feed
(32) Mono Channels - English Commentators Feed
Video - BNC Female Connectors - SDI -Serial Digital Signal
(56) HD-SDI - 1080 60i Broadcast Signal
(32) SD-SDI - 480i 29.97 - 16:9 Aspect Ratio - Broadcast Signal
A limited quantity of SD (Standard Definition) composite Analog connections will be available.
HD Satellite Feed:
CANADA/US EUROPE ASIA
AMC15/K6 - 36MHz uplink TV2GO DL and Turn to RR Satellite D.L NSS 7
in Vancouver: NSS7 ENV8/EUH8 Slot to:
36 Mhz C&D
Upl: 14120V AS5 18MHz
Dwn: 11820H Satellite: TXP - C2V ch 3+4
HD service using NSS 7 ENV8/EUH8 SLOT U/L - 5934 H
38 Mbps at the CDBandwidth: 9 MHz D/L - 3709 V
encoder Uplink Freq. 14483.5
36 Mhz space Vertical S.R - 13.333
Packet Length: Downlink Freq. 11693.5 Fec - 7/8.
188 Bytes Hor.
Data Rate: 38 Mbps Symbol Rate: 7.5000
Symbol rate: Msymb/secModulation:
24.740426 Modulation DVB-S2
FEC 5/6 8PSK?FEC: 9/10
QPSK Bitrate 20.0940
Video PID 0408, MPEG-4
Audio 1 PID 0456,
Channel-1 English Mix
Channel-2 English Mix
Audio 2 PID 0457
CTC will freely offer media organizations use of its footage for broadcast editorial purposes only.
Photo will be available on FLAME. To register for FLAME, visit www.vancouver2010.com/flame, click 'Visit FLAME' and then 'Register now.'
Canada's significant 28 Aboriginal Experiences: http://mediacentre.canada.travel/system/files/aboriginal_vignettes_en.pdf
2010 Olympic Torch Relay International Media Program: http://mediacentre.canada.travel/system/files/fhfn_otr_backgrounder_en.pdf
SOURCE Canadian Tourism Commission
For further information: For further information: Amber Campbell, Senior Communications Advisor, Canadian Tourism Commission, Campbell.firstname.lastname@example.org, (604) 638-8406; For technical inquiries (broadcast, satellite and pool feed): Dave Stewart, Director, 2010 Media Relations, Canadian Tourism Commission, Stewart.email@example.com, (604) 376-6971