Most unlikely 543 will move to 119, if any thing moves it would proably be 509 and/or 199 to 110. DirecTV 5 wont add any capacity, DirecTV 6 will be an in-orbit spare for the fleet same as DirecTV 3. No "new" capacity will be added till DirecTV 7S is launched in mid 2003.
DirecTV 1R (high power) Core programming
DirecTV 2 Core programming
DirecTV 3 On-orbit spare ( main control processor failed/ back-up operational )
DirectTV 6 was/is making full use of the nine transponder licenses that directTV owns for 119 west. DirectTV 5 can not change capacity at all, capacity can only be increased by further mpeg-2 compression. When DirecTV 7S is operational the spot beams will allow redundant use of the transponder frequencies on a regional basis as has been done at 101 west on DirecTV 4S, for local into local programming.
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