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Your signal may be affected by sun transit

Learn how your Shaw Direct satellite TV signal may be affected by the movement of the Sun. Every Spring and Autumn, the sun passes directly behind our satellites causing solar noise that interferes with our satellite signal. During this “sun transit” period, you may experience loss of signal and/or picture for up to 20 minutes, once a day, up to 14 consecutive days.

Sun Transit Schedule

The predictions for Anik F1 & G1 signal issues are listed below in Eastern Standard Time and the duration is in minutes:

LocationStartEndDatesDuration (minimum)Duration (maximum)
St. John's, NL,2:34 PM2:48 PMFebruary 26th-March 7th 20172.714.4
Halifax, NS2:32 PM2:47 PMFebruary 27th-March 7th 20176.914.4
Fredericton, NB2:30 PM2:45 PMFebruary 26th-March 7th 20173.514.4
Charlottetown, PE2:32 PM2:46 PMFebruary 26th-March 7th 20173.614.4
Montreal, QC2:28 PM2:43 PMFebruary 26th-March 7th 2017314.4
Toronto, ON2:26 PM2:41 PMFebruary 27th-March 7th 20176.514.4
Winnipeg, MB2:18 PM2:33 PMFebruary 25th-March 5th 20177.614.5
Regina, SK,2:15 PM2:30 PMFebruary 25th-March 5th 20176.714.5
Calgary, AB2:11 PM2:26 PMFebruary 24th-March 5th 20171.114.4
Vancouver, BC2:07 PM2:22 PMFebruary 25th-March 5th 20176.514.4
Whitehorse, YT2:06 PM2:21 PMFebruary 23rd-March 3rd 20177.514.5
Yellowknife, NT2:12 PM2:27 PMFebruary 23rd-March 3rd 20173.714.4
Iqaluit, NU2:24 PM2:39 PMFebruary 22nd-March 3rd 20176.914.5

The predictions for Anik F2 signal issues are listed below in Eastern Standard Time and the duration is in minutes:

LocationStartEndDatesDuration (minimum)Duration (maximum)
St. John's, NL,2:49 PM3:04 PMFebruary 26th-March 7th 20173.814.4
Halifax, NS2:48 PM3:03 PMFebruary 27th-March 7th 20177.414.4
Fredericton, NB2:47 PM3:02 PMFebruary 26th-March 6th 20173.414.4
Charlottetown, PE2:48 PM3:03 PMFebruary 26th-March 7th 20173.214.4
Montreal, QC2:45 PM3:00 PMFebruary 26th-March 7th 20173.914.4
Toronto, ON2:43 PM2:58 PMFebruary 27th-March 7th 20176.814.4
Winnipeg, MB2:35 PM2:50 PMFebruary 25th-March 5th 20177.214.5
Regina, SK,2:32 PM2:47 PMFebruary 25th-March 5th 20176.714.5
Calgary, AB2:28 PM2:43 PMFebruary 24th-March 5th 20171.814.4
Vancouver, BC2:24 PM2:38 PMFebruary 25th-March 5th 20176.814.4
Whitehorse, YT2:22 PM2:37 PMFebruary 23rd-March 3rd 20177.814.5
Yellowknife, NT2:28 PM2:43 PMFebruary 22nd-March 3rd 2017414.4
Iqaluit, NU2:40 PM2:55 PMFebruary 23rd-March 3rd 20176.914.5