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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 PM2:49 PMFebruary 26th-March 7th 20181.614.4
Halifax, NS2:32 PM2:47 PMFebruary 27th-March 7th 20186.714.4
Fredericton, NB2:30 PM2:46 PMFebruary 27th-March 7th 20185.814.4
Charlottetown, PE2:31 PM2:46 PMFebruary 27th-March 7th 20185.814.4
Montreal, QC2:28 PM2:43 PMFebruary 26th-March 7th 20180.914.4
Toronto, ON2:26 PM2:41 PMFebruary 27th-March 7th 20187.114.4
Winnipeg, MB2:18 PM2:33 PMFebruary 25th-March 5th 20186.314.4
Regina, SK,2:15 PM2:30 PMFebruary 25th-March 5th 20187.314.5
Calgary, AB2:11 PM2:26 PMFebruary 25th-March 5th 20187.414.5
Vancouver, BC2:07 PM2:22 PMFebruary 25th-March 5th 20183.414.4
Whitehorse, YT2:06 PM2:21 PMFebruary 23rd-March 3rd 20182.114.4
Yellowknife, NT2:12 PM2:27 PMFebruary 23rd-March 3rd 20187.114.5
Iqaluit, NU2:24 PM2:39 PMFebruary 23nd-March 3rd 20187.814.5

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 27th-March 7th 20186.114.4
Halifax, NS2:48 PM3:03 PMFebruary 27th-March 7th 20186.114.4
Fredericton, NB2:47 PM3:02 PMFebruary 27th-March 7th 20186.314.4
Charlottetown, PE2:48 PM3:03 PMFebruary 27th-March 7th 20186.414.4
Montreal, QC2:45 PM3:00 PMFebruary 27th-March 7th 2018614.4
Toronto, ON2:43 PM2:58 PMFebruary 27th-March 7th 20186.714.4
Winnipeg, MB2:35 PM2:50 PMFebruary 25th-March 5th 20186.214.4
Regina, SK,2:32 PM2:47 PMFebruary 25th-March 5th 20187.314.5
Calgary, AB2:28 PM2:43 PMFebruary 25th-March 5th 20187.314.5
Vancouver, BC2:24 PM2:39 PMFebruary 25th-March 5th 20182.814.4
Whitehorse, YT2:22 PM2:37 PMFebruary 23rd-March 3rd 20186.514.5
Yellowknife, NT2:28 PM2:43 PMFebruary 23nd-March 3rd 2018714.5
Iqaluit, NU2:40 PM2:55 PMFebruary 23rd-March 3rd 20187.514.5