FTA is Free To Air

Satellite signals that are unencrypted and legal to view for free with backyard hobbyist equipment. Established channels and occasional "wildfeeds" of current news and sports events.


Signals in the 4Ghz neighborhood. Big (Ugly) Dish, 6 feet or larger.


Signals in the 12Ghz neighborhood. Small Dish, 18 to 36 inches or thereabouts.

Relevant FTA materials


Ku-Band Satellite TV Channel information and current program schedule listings.