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Satellite Feed Coordinates Available for Buffalo Roundup

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What:  On Monday, September 27, 2010, thousands of visitors will feel the earth shake. The ground will rumble and the dust will fly as cowboys, cowgirls and park crews saddle up to bring in a thundering herd of nearly 1,300 bison in the 45th annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup.

When:  September 27, 2010. The satellite feed is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. MDT (2:30 p.m. Eastern or 11:30 a.m. Pacific). The satellite window will be open until 1 p.m. MDT.

Where:  Custer State Park in the Black Hills of western South Dakota.

Access: Satellite:  Galaxy 17 Ku
Transponder: 15 -- Slot A
Downlink Frequency:  11986.5 Horizontal -- Symbol Rate 8.448 -- FEC 3/4 -- Data Rate 8.448

Info:  Until Sept. 23, visit or contact Scott Howard at the Office of Tourism at or 1-800-952-3625. Or, contact Randy Johnson at Relay House, Inc., at or 612-868-6642.

From Sept. 24-26, contact Scott Howard at 605-224-0395.

The day of the feed, only, call 612-968-1806 or 612-968-1845 to reach the satellite truck.


Wanda Goodman
Media & Public Relations Manager
Phone: 605-280-1262

Scott Howard
Phone: 605-224-0395

Randy Johnson (day of satellite feed only, please)
Relay House, Inc.
Phone: 612-968-1806 or 612-968-1845