= Computer Info, =
Satellite Info, = Info for Microsat, = Software Downloads, = Channel
- Back to the Future
for Private Satellite Networks
- A magazine article about private satellite networks featuring the technology of
the Microsat 150.
- CompuServe's Web
- Norsat also has technical support on Compuserve. To get to the Norsat support area, GO
NORSAT. Or contact Norsat Tech Support at 74777,2363 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Microsat 150
- Improved tolerance to faulty 16550 UARTS, Improved Spectrum Analyst, data logging, and
other minor improvements.
This is an interim update.
- Dish Installer
- The version 1.3 Update fixes some problems that users with
certain dish types, particularly in eastern locations, have
experienced with the dish not installing properly.
- Satellite Chart
- Reads the South Scanner Satellite Services Chart (not included, see below) and turns it
into a File Manager style directory of the sky.
Click on an icon for channel details or double-click to auto-matically tune the channel or
subcarrier. Freeware Courtesy of NII Norsat International Inc.
- Microsat 150
- Answers to frequently asked questions about the Microsat 150, in Windows help format.
Includes an abridged version of the Microsat 150 online help, for a look at how many of
the features of the Microsat behave.
- Robert's Info-files
- Check here for the current issue of South Scanner Satellite Services Chart, and other
information files from Robert Smathers.
- Gary Bourgois' Info-files
- Go here to get the latest copy of the Wildfeeds list, Audio list, satellite faq and
other files maintained by Gary Bourgois.
- Channel Icons
- The current collection of predefined icons for popular channels provided with the
Satellite / Channel Info
- The Satellite TV Page
- The Satellite TV Page attempts to bring together all the information resources related
to the subject of Satellite Television and Radio scattered about the net..
- Robert Smathers' Satellite Page
- Home of the South Scanner Satellite Services Chart (SSSSC), and other satellite related
- The Satellite's Encyclopedia
- Home Page for The Satellite's Encyclopedia, a shareware Winhelp hypertext
"book" packed full of information about all types of satellites from around the
- Mr Video Productions Home Page
- This site has more information about Paramount and UPN that the Paramount site. Other
sci-fi too. Includes satellite information for all Paramount and UPN feeds.
- Derek Tobin's
- Links to satellite information with more emphasis on Europe. Yet another road to follow.
- DSS Home Page
- Links to information on DSS.
- Satellite TV Images
- A collection of satellite tv images from arount the world.
- satellite feeds (ST:Voyager, ST: Deep Space Nine, Hard Copy, Leeza, ET, etc.)
- ULTIMATE TV LIST
- Searchable index to a lot of information on TV Shows both living and dead.
- More Satellite
- List of sites with various satellite related information information. They are too
numerous to list here! (Yahoo).
- Satellite Wildfeed Listing
- Wondering when your favorite shows are fed? Check this list for times and channels!
Based on the Gary Bourgois wildfeeds list.
- Satmaster Satellite Pages
- Satellite shareware utilities, and information.
Satellite FTP Sites
- Satellite FTP
- Satellite utilities and other programs.
- Norsat FTP area
- The Norsat FTP area for access to satellite, microsat and update files with or without
an HTML navigator.
- Microsat FTP
- Microsat ftp area. See the "dist" subdirectory for any updated distribution
Broadcasters and Channel Pages
- The CBC Homepage
- CBC Television on the web.
- The CTV Homepage
- The CTV Telenision Network.
- FOX Broadcasting
- Everything you (n)ever wanted to know about Fox but were afraid to ask.
- Welcome to PBS
- Information on PBS and PBS Shows. Includes current schedule information for PBS
satellite schedules for C and Ku.
- CBS Television Home Page
- CBS Eye on the net. CBS network home page.
- United Paramount Network
- Another unofficial UPN page. Corporate info and links to shows and other related info.
- Mind Extension University (ME/U) Home Page
- ME/U offers university telecourses via satellite on satellite G5. These include PCTV
from Jones Computer Network.
- The fX television network (G7-4 and 5).
- Discovery Learning
- Discovery (U.S.A.) / TLC's educational project.
- Microsoft TV
- Program guide for Microsoft TV.
- C-SPAN Gopher
- The cable television industry created C-SPAN (Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network) 13
years ago to provide live, gavel-to-gavel coverage of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Since those early days of covering the House, C-SPAN has grown into a combination of
networks that provide diverse public affairs programming 24-hours-a-day.
- The Warner Brothers Network
- The unofficial home page of "The WB", Warner Brother's new network.
- Network 1 Information
- Network One, a nationional ALTERNATIVE Network.
- NewsTalk Television
- Newstalk Television's home page. Today's newstalk 24 hours a day, every day.
- Satellite/Cable TV
- TV Net's Master list of satellite and cable networks.
- ZDTV is a TV channel and integrated website which focuses on computers and the Internet.
The shows feature interactive programming with live chat, phone and netcam call-in plus.
Shows and Producers
- A daily technology show on Discovery Canada.
- CBS News: UTTMlink
- Home of CBS Up-To-The-Minute, CBS's overnight news and information show. Includes
"The Digital Drive" segment. Includes a summary of the latest (and past) stories
about the internet.
- Universal cHANnEL
- MCA/Universal Television Group's Page. Program and behind-the-scene info on their
syndicated and network shows (like seaQuest DSV, Law & Order, Dream On, Vanishing Son,
and Hercules -- The Legendary Journeys).
- Sony Online
- Information on sony pictures television and movies and more.
- Paramount Pictures
- The official home of UPN and Paramount.
- Star Trek: Voyager
- The "ultimate" in network sponsored program home pages. Take a
"tour" of duty on the starship Voyager. You wake up injured in sickbay and must
prove your readyness to return to duty.
- The USS DEFIANT
- As good a place as any to start if you are a Star Trek Fan! There are WAY too many star
trek pages to list here!
- Jones Computer Network (JCN) Home Page
- JCN produces computer related satellite programming such as PCTV for ME/U.
- Sunergy Home Page
- Sunergy Home Page - satellite television broadcasts, newsletters and whitepapers.
Sunergy presents the great minds of the computer industry to a worldwide audience through
various electronically based media.
- The Mission Impossible Home Page
- The Sixties Classic which can be 28 times per week on satellite on fX.
TV Related Sites
- TV Picture of the Day
- See what this fellow is watching on TV. Has more links to TV related stuff.
- Sites with
- List of sites having television schedule information. They are too numerous to list
Satellite Usenet Newsgroups
- Newsgroup: rec.video.satellite.tvro
- Full-sized satellite dish, C and Ku analog systems.
- Newsgroup: rec.video.satellite.misc
- Discussions of general technical satellite issues.
- Newsgroup: rec.video.satellite.dbs
- Discussion group on the digital satellite cable systems like DSS.
Government et al.
- CRTC Home Page
- These guys have got to get real! Check out the latest things they want to mess up!
- The Canadian
- An unoficcial list of canadian services.
- Open Government
- An oxymoron, true, but worth keeping an eye on.
Net Video and Audio
- Welcome to Real Audio !
- "Real-time" audio while surfing the net. It's not even close to Microsat
quality, but it's only by modem.
- NASA Television on
- The "video" equivalent to real audio. Only about 5 MHz less bandwidth than
- Real-time "video" teleconferencing via the internet.
- The Computer Program (audio)
- Listen to The Computer Program, the radio product of The Computer Paper as audio while
you surf the Net.
- Internet Phone
- Have a voice conversation over IRC. Truly an internet CB!
- Another competing web video product.
Videoconferencing Product Survey
- A study of desktop video conferencing products.
Satellite Dealers and Other Retailers
- Burnaby Radio
- A satellite dealer in Burnaby BC.
- Companies in the satellite communication business.
- Superior Communication, Home Page
- On the Go Communications, Inc.
- Hobby Corner Satellite
Data / Space Segment Providers
- Microspace Communications
- Microspace Communications provides satellite FM² audio and data space.
- Keystone Communications Home Page
- Keystone Communications provides video broadcast and transmission services. Uplinker of
occasional video services.
- Telesat Canada
- Canada's uplink provider. Services and space segment on Anik satellites.
Net Search and Research Tools
World-Wide Web Virtual Library
- Information highway roadmap.
- W3 Search Engines
- A collection of engines to hunt for info on the web.
- Starting Point
- Graphical web searcher.
News and Research
- The Daily News - Free Internet
Sources * Front Page *
- Places to find news on the internet.
- USA TODAY
- USA Today on the web. Highlights of news weather and sports, updated daily.
- WWW WorldNews Today .. Front Page
- Indianapolis, IN, US The Web daily source for news, business, sports, people,
entertainment, travel, style and much more. Free service.
- Microchip Technology
- The Leading Supplier of RISC Microcontrollers & Serial EEPROM. The place to go for
official PIC and Serial EE data.
- Andy's PIC Project Page
- Lots of PIC and Microcontroler stuff. Rather than duplicate it here, I'll just link to
- Eric Smith's PIC Projects
- A collection of PIC projects and other embedded control information
- Custom Conputer Services
- C Compiler for the PIC
- Circuit Cellar BBS FTPmail File List
- FTP Site for Circuit Cellar BBS. The place to go for embedded control stuf!
- AMD Home Page
- Advanved Micro Devices. Semiconductor data.
- Pic programs
- A personal web page of David Thomas with a few PIC programs.
- Microchip's FTP Site
- Application note files, software, etc.
for PIC processors, EEPROM, etc.
- FTP Server with PIC Programming tools
- This FTP server has files describing a DIY PIC programmer.
- RS-232 Powered PIC16C84 Programmer
- This programmer was originally presented in the PIC discussion list by Eric Hermann.
- Collection of PIC programmers
- NCSA HTTPd Home Page
- The "official" root of WEB development.
- Bare Bones Guide to HTML
- This guide, by Kevin Werbach, is a handy, thorough list of HTML tags. Add this to the
Sandia list and you have the near perfect reference.
- HTML Reference Manual
- This Sandia National Laboritories document is the one you've been searching for! A
concise reference of all HTML tags, their options, and the versions of HTML which support
it. Which are HTML 3.0? Which are Netscape extensions? A must read!
- Writing HTML
- An online HTML tutorial. A good interactive lesson.
Tools and resources
- Internet Resources List
- If you can't find it, try looking here.
- The Web Developer's Virtual Library
- A collection of information you will find essential if you are writing web pages, CGI
scripts, server setups etc.
- Web Tools
- Tools to help in developing web services.
- Submit It!
- Submit It! is a free service automating the process of submitting your URLs to a variety
ofWWW catalogs. Once you've built your web page/site, this page can list it in on over a
dozen lists at once!
CGI scripts and tips
- The CGI FAQ:
- The meanings of the CGI environment variables
- Server Push
- Examples of how to do Server Push animation.
- Web Development Tools
- More server push animation tips.
Tips, techniques, and examples
- Invented Worlds CGI tips
- Handy tips on sound, animation, backgroung design.
- Kevin's Home Page
- The home page of Kevin Werbach (author of "Bare Bones Guide to HTML"). A place
to look in the quest for no-nonsense HTML information.
- The Desk Potato Home Page
- Do you spend too much time in front of the monitor? Has a demonstration of motion JPEG
PC and General Programming & Software
- An HTMLed archive of programming tools. One line descriptions.
viewers, editors, utilities and info
- Graphics tools.
- Simtel Visual Basic Archive
- Tools, VBXs ect to make VB programming easier.
- Mirrors in ACC Cyfronet
- Single site that mirrors Simtel, Cica, and other shareware, freeware and documentation
libraries. Includes a search engine across multiple libraries.
- Walnut Creek CDROM Electronic Catalog
- The bigest archive of shareware software in the world.
- Virtual Software Library
- Automaticly search (full pattern matching) through up to six software libraries at a
time (from most of the major shareware and freeware libraries). Suggests which mirror is
likely to connect easiest and fastest.
- Wilson WindowWare Home Page
- Shareware software publisher of batch and editing tools for windows.
- PC MAG/ ZD 1995 Shareware Awards
- A complete listing of PC Magazine's winners, runners-up and other finalists in the 2nd
Annual Ziff-Davis Shareware Awards. Read about the winners, then download them!
- Directory map of ftp.microsoft.com
- This is an overview of Microsoft's extensive software library.
Computer Publications and News
- Welcome to ZD net
- Ziff-Davis Publications Online. Up-to-the-minute news on computers, communication, and
all things cyber (and not-so-cyber).
ZD has and impressive selection of on-line mags, they are listed below.
- Ziff Davis Highlights
- Top story synopses selected from Ziff Davis various sources.
- The Cobb Group
- Provides monthly articles from their various power-user guides (plus a list of the
articles you don't get to entice you to subscribe).
- Computer Gaming World
- World-Wide Web edition. Stripped down a bit from its print counterpart, but enhanced
with only the web can provide.
- Computer Life
- World-Wide Web edition. Computer news with a twist of lime.
- Computer Shopper
- Web version. Imagine a hypertext version of the magazine (or just click).
- Inter@ctive Week
- World-Wide Web edition. The front-end is a bit heavy on the gratuitous graphics, and the
articles are light on cross linking, but has up to the minute news and commentary.
- World-Wide Web edition. Well laid out.
- World-Wide Web edition, updated weekly. Well hypertexted and laid out.
- PC Computing
- World-Wide Web edition.
- PC Magazine
- PC Magazine World-Wide Web edition.
- PC Week
- PC Week Magazine World-Wide Web edition. Updated weekly with topical information. Well
- Windows Sources
- Windows information, software, and more.
- ZD Benchmark Operation
- Benchmarks tests and faq's. You can run the benchmarks against your own equipment to see
how it stacks up.
- ZDLabs Home Page
- Product testing and reports.
- Ziff-Davis Europe
- Links to french, german, and UK magazines.
- TechWeb - CMP Publications online
- Other major computer mags on the web. Most of these are comprehensive online versions of
their print counterparts. Includes online versions of Communications Week, Computer
- Computer Paper
- The launch page of the Computer Paper, a computer and technology monthly newspaper.
- Electronic Newsstand Homepage
- Browse on-line mag info. Online subscriptions.
- Computer News Daily
- Daily computer news, features, and reports from the New York Times Syndicate.
- City.Net World Map
- Find information about places around the world. A great starting point for the kid's
social studies reports.
- A collection of demo versions of many windows programs plus other freebies from a
variety of major software companies.