Australian ABC Multiplex Transport Stream Analysis

DVB-T TV
ABC is Australia's national independent public broadcaster. It is funded entirely by the Australian government and does not ever screen any commercials.
The data was captured on 13
Jul 2011 by Andrew Somerville.

Last page update: Wednesday, 08 Feb 2012, 09:52 local time

Program Association Table

PAT Version Number: 16
Transport Stream ID: 545 [0221]
NIT: 226.5 MHz

PMT PID 16 [0010] - Network
PMT PID 258 [0102] - Program 544 ABC News 24
PMT PID 256 [0100] - Program 545 ABC1
PMT PID 257 [0101] - Program 546 ABC2 / ABC4
PMT PID 259 [0103] - Program 547 ABC1
PMT PID 262 [0106] - Program 548 ABC3
PMT PID 260 [0104] - Program 550 ABC Dig Music
PMT PID 261 [0105] - Program 551 ABC Jazz

Program Map Table(s)

Network PMT Entry - carried on PID 16 [0010]
 MPEG-2 TXT
Program Number: 544 ABC News 24
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 1519600 bytes per second
Descriptor: Multiplex Buffer Utilization Descriptor
Bound Valid Flag: 1
LTW Offset Lower: 180 Upper: 180
PCR PID: [0905]
ABC News 24

Stream Type: [02] MPEG-2
Video PID 2314 [090A]
MPEG Video: Bitrate 90.000 Mbps
Resolution 1280 x 720p
MPEG Video: Framerate 50 fps
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Chroma Format 4:2:0
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
01 .
Descriptor: Video Stream Descriptor
Multiple frame rate flag: False
Frame rate: 50
MPEG-1 only flag: False
Constrained paramter flag: True
Still picture flag: False
Descriptor: Data Stream Alignment Descriptor
Alignment type: video access unit
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 1468800 bytes per second

Stream Type: [06] Dolby AC3
Audio PID 2315 [090B]
AC3: Bitrate 256 Kbps
Sample Rate 48 KHz
AC3: Mode complete main Coding 2/0 L, R
AC3: Dolby Surround Mode not indicated
AC3: LFE Mode Off Dialogue normalization -27 dB
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
02 .
Descriptor: ISO639 Language Descriptor
Language: eng
Audio type: undefined
Descriptor: Registration Descriptor
Format identifier: [4143]2d33 (AC-3)
Descriptor: AC3 Audio Descriptor
Flags: AC3 Type: True BSID: True Main ID: False ASVC: False
AC3 Type: 66
BSID: 8
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 36000 bytes per second

Stream Type: [06] Teletext/VBI PID 2316 [090C]
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
03 .
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 10800 bytes per second
Descriptor: Teletext Descriptor
Language: eng Type: Teletext subtitle page Magazine: [00] Page: [01]

Stream Type: [0B] ISO/IEC 13818-6 type B PID 5000 [1388]
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
04 .
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 31950 bytes per second
Descriptor: Data Broadcast ID Descriptor
Data Broadcast ID: 262 Selector Bytes: 05 05 00 00
Descriptor: Defined in ISO/IEC 13818-6 Descriptor
00 00 00 01 00 .....

 MPEG-2 16:9 TXT
Program Number: 545 ABC1
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 881000 bytes per second
Descriptor: Multiplex Buffer Utilization Descriptor
Bound Valid Flag: 1
LTW Offset Lower: 180 Upper: 180
PCR PID: [0080]
ABC1

Stream Type: [02] MPEG-2
Video PID 512 [0200]
MPEG Video: Bitrate 10.000 Mbps
Resolution 720 x 576i
MPEG Video: Framerate 25 fps
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Chroma Format 4:2:0
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
01 .
Descriptor: Video Stream Descriptor
Multiple frame rate flag: False
Frame rate: 25
MPEG-1 only flag: False
Constrained paramter flag: True
Still picture flag: False
Descriptor: Data Stream Alignment Descriptor
Alignment type: video access unit
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 830200 bytes per second

Stream Type: [04] MPEG-2
Audio PID 650 [028A]
MPEG1 Audio: Bitrate 256 Kbps
Sample Rate 48 KHz
MPEG1 Audio: Layer II Mode Stereo
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
02 .
Descriptor: ISO639 Language Descriptor
Language: eng
Audio type: undefined
Descriptor: Audio Stream Descriptor
Free format flag: False
Layer: 2
Variable rate audio indicator: False
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 36000 bytes per second

Stream Type: [06] Teletext/VBI PID 576 [0240]
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
03 .
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 10800 bytes per second
Descriptor: Teletext Descriptor
Language: eng Type: Teletext subtitle page Magazine: [00] Page: [01]

Stream Type: [0B] ISO/IEC 13818-6 type B PID 5000 [1388]
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
04 .
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 31950 bytes per second
Descriptor: Data Broadcast ID Descriptor
Data Broadcast ID: 262 Selector Bytes: 05 05 00 00
Descriptor: Defined in ISO/IEC 13818-6 Descriptor
00 00 00 01 00 .....

 MPEG-2 16:9 TXT
Program Number: 546 ABC2 / ABC4
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 817150 bytes per second
Descriptor: Multiplex Buffer Utilization Descriptor
Bound Valid Flag: 1
LTW Offset Lower: 180 Upper: 180
PCR PID: [0901]
ABC2 / ABC4

Stream Type: [02] MPEG-2
Video PID 2307 [0903]
MPEG Video: Bitrate 10.000 Mbps
Resolution 720 x 576i
MPEG Video: Framerate 25 fps
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Chroma Format 4:2:0
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
01 .
Descriptor: Video Stream Descriptor
Multiple frame rate flag: False
Frame rate: 25
MPEG-1 only flag: False
Constrained paramter flag: True
Still picture flag: False
Descriptor: Data Stream Alignment Descriptor
Alignment type: video access unit
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 766350 bytes per second

Stream Type: [04] MPEG-2
Audio PID 2308 [0904]
MPEG1 Audio: Bitrate 256 Kbps
Sample Rate 48 KHz
MPEG1 Audio: Layer II Mode Stereo
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
02 .
Descriptor: ISO639 Language Descriptor
Language: eng
Audio type: undefined
Descriptor: Audio Stream Descriptor
Free format flag: False
Layer: 2
Variable rate audio indicator: False
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 36000 bytes per second

Stream Type: [06] Teletext/VBI PID 2310 [0906]
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
03 .
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 10800 bytes per second
Descriptor: Teletext Descriptor
Language: eng Type: Teletext subtitle page Magazine: [00] Page: [01]

Stream Type: [0B] ISO/IEC 13818-6 type B PID 5000 [1388]
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
04 .
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 31950 bytes per second
Descriptor: Data Broadcast ID Descriptor
Data Broadcast ID: 262 Selector Bytes: 05 05 00 00
Descriptor: Defined in ISO/IEC 13818-6 Descriptor
00 00 00 01 00 .....

 MPEG-2 16:9 TXT
Program Number: 547 ABC1
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 43800 bytes per second
PCR PID: [0080]
ABC1

Stream Type: [04] MPEG-2
Audio PID 650 [028A]
MPEG1 Audio: Bitrate 256 Kbps
Sample Rate 48 KHz
MPEG1 Audio: Layer II Mode Stereo
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
02 .
Descriptor: ISO639 Language Descriptor
Language: eng
Audio type: undefined
Descriptor: Audio Stream Descriptor
Free format flag: False
Layer: 2
Variable rate audio indicator: False
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 36000 bytes per second

Stream Type: [02] MPEG-2
Video PID 512 [0200]
MPEG Video: Bitrate 10.000 Mbps
Resolution 720 x 576i
MPEG Video: Framerate 25 fps
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Chroma Format 4:2:0
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
01 .
Descriptor: Video Stream Descriptor
Multiple frame rate flag: False
Frame rate: 25
MPEG-1 only flag: False
Constrained paramter flag: True
Still picture flag: False
Descriptor: Data Stream Alignment Descriptor
Alignment type: video access unit
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 830200 bytes per second

Stream Type: [06] Teletext/VBI PID 576 [0240]
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
03 .
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 10800 bytes per second
Descriptor: Teletext Descriptor
Language: eng Type: Teletext subtitle page Magazine: [00] Page: [01]

Stream Type: [0B] ISO/IEC 13818-6 type B PID 8000 [1F40]
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
01 .
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 6400 bytes per second
Descriptor: Data Broadcast ID Descriptor
Data Broadcast ID: 10 Selector Bytes: 06 08 00 46 f1 c0 00

Stream Type: [0B] ISO/IEC 13818-6 type B PID 5000 [1388]
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
04 .
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 31950 bytes per second
Descriptor: Data Broadcast ID Descriptor
Data Broadcast ID: 262 Selector Bytes: 05 05 00 00
Descriptor: Defined in ISO/IEC 13818-6 Descriptor
00 00 00 01 00 .....

 MPEG-2 16:9 TXT
Program Number: 548 ABC3
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 817150 bytes per second
Descriptor: Multiplex Buffer Utilization Descriptor
Bound Valid Flag: 1
LTW Offset Lower: 180 Upper: 180
PCR PID: [090F]
ABC3

Stream Type: [02] MPEG-2
Video PID 2311 [0907]
MPEG Video: Bitrate 10.000 Mbps
Resolution 720 x 576i
MPEG Video: Framerate 25 fps
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Chroma Format 4:2:0
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
01 .
Descriptor: Video Stream Descriptor
Multiple frame rate flag: False
Frame rate: 25
MPEG-1 only flag: False
Constrained paramter flag: True
Still picture flag: False
Descriptor: Data Stream Alignment Descriptor
Alignment type: video access unit
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 766350 bytes per second

Stream Type: [04] MPEG-2
Audio PID 2312 [0908]
MPEG1 Audio: Bitrate 256 Kbps
Sample Rate 48 KHz
MPEG1 Audio: Layer II Mode Stereo
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
02 .
Descriptor: ISO639 Language Descriptor
Language: eng
Audio type: undefined
Descriptor: Audio Stream Descriptor
Free format flag: False
Layer: 2
Variable rate audio indicator: False
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 36000 bytes per second

Stream Type: [06] Teletext/VBI PID 2313 [0909]
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
03 .
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 10800 bytes per second
Descriptor: Teletext Descriptor
Language: eng Type: Teletext subtitle page Magazine: [00] Page: [01]

Stream Type: [0B] ISO/IEC 13818-6 type B PID 5000 [1388]
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
04 .
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 31950 bytes per second
Descriptor: Data Broadcast ID Descriptor
Data Broadcast ID: 262 Selector Bytes: 05 05 00 00
Descriptor: Defined in ISO/IEC 13818-6 Descriptor
00 00 00 01 00 .....

Program Number: 550 ABC Dig Music
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 21850 bytes per second
Descriptor: Smoothing Buffer Descriptor
SB Leak Rate: 625 SB Size: 1024
Descriptor: System Clock Descriptor
External Clock Reference: 0 Clock Accuracy Integer: 2 Exponent: 1
Descriptor: Registration Descriptor
Format identifier: [B6AC]f179 (y)
PCR PID: [0902]


Stream Type: [04] MPEG-2
Audio PID 2317 [090D]
MPEG1 Audio: Bitrate 128 Kbps
Sample Rate 48 KHz
MPEG1 Audio: Layer II Mode Single Channel
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
01 .
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 16350 bytes per second
Descriptor: ISO639 Language Descriptor
Language: eng
Audio type: undefined

Program Number: 551 ABC Jazz
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 21850 bytes per second
Descriptor: Smoothing Buffer Descriptor
SB Leak Rate: 625 SB Size: 1024
Descriptor: System Clock Descriptor
External Clock Reference: 0 Clock Accuracy Integer: 2 Exponent: 1
Descriptor: Registration Descriptor
Format identifier: [B6AC]f179 (y)
PCR PID: [0902]


Stream Type: [04] MPEG-2
Audio PID 2318 [090E]
MPEG1 Audio: Bitrate 128 Kbps
Sample Rate 48 KHz
MPEG1 Audio: Layer II Mode Single Channel
Descriptor: Stream Identifier Descriptor
01 .
Descriptor: Maximum Bitrate Descriptor
Maximum bitrate: 16350 bytes per second
Descriptor: ISO639 Language Descriptor
Language: eng
Audio type: undefined

Conditional Access Table

CAT Version Number: 0

Network Information Table

Network Name: ABC Sydney
Network ID: 12817 [3211]
Transport Stream ID: 545 [0221]
Original Network ID: 4112 [1010] Version: 14
Descriptor: Network Name Descriptor
Descriptor: Linkage Descriptor
Transport Stream ID: 545 [0221] 226.5 MHz
Original Network ID: 4112 [1010]
Service ID: 547
Linkage Type: System Software Update Service
Descriptor: Linkage Descriptor
Transport Stream ID: 545 [0221] 226.5 MHz
Original Network ID: 4112 [1010]
Service ID: 547
Linkage Type: System Software Update Service
Descriptor: Linkage Descriptor
Transport Stream ID: 545 [0221] 226.5 MHz
Original Network ID: 4112 [1010]
Service ID: 547
Linkage Type: System Software Update Service
DVB-T Frequency 226.500 MHz
Bandwidth: 7 MHz Constellation: 64-QAM
Hierarchy: non-hierarchical, native interleaver Guard Interval 1/16
Code Rate: 3/4
Current Network: True
Descriptor: Service List Descriptor
Service: 545 (ABC1) digital television service
Service: 550 (ABC Dig Music) digital radio sound service
Service: 551 (ABC Jazz) digital radio sound service
Service: 547 (ABC1) digital television service
Service: 546 (ABC2 / ABC4) digital television service
Service: 548 (ABC3) digital television service
Service: 544 (ABC News 24) digital television service
Descriptor: Private Data Specifier Descriptor
Private Data Specifier: Unknown
Descriptor: User Private Descriptor: [83]
Logical channel 2 = MPEG service 545 (ABC1)
Logical channel 200 = MPEG service 550 (ABC Dig Music)
Logical channel 201 = MPEG service 551 (ABC Jazz)
Logical channel 21 = MPEG service 547 (ABC1)
Logical channel 22 = MPEG service 546 (ABC2 / ABC4)
Logical channel 23 = MPEG service 548 (ABC3)
Logical channel 24 = MPEG service 544 (ABC News 24)


Service Description Table

SDT Channel 544
Service Name: ABC News 24
Provider Name: ABC
Transport Stream ID: 545 [0221] 226.5 MHz

Original Network ID: 4112 [1010]
Descriptor: Default Authority Descriptor
 43 52 49 44 3a 2f 2f 73 79 64 6e 65 79 61 62 63  CRID://sydneyabc
6e 65 77 73 32 34 2e 61 62 63 2e 6e 65 74 2e 61 news24.abc.net.a
75 u

SDT Channel 545
Service Name: ABC1
Provider Name: ABC
Transport Stream ID: 545 [0221] 226.5 MHz

Original Network ID: 4112 [1010]
Descriptor: Default Authority Descriptor
 43 52 49 44 3a 2f 2f 73 79 64 6e 65 79 32 2e 61  CRID://sydney2.a
62 63 2e 6e 65 74 2e 61 75 bc.net.au

SDT Channel 546
Service Name: ABC2 / ABC4
Provider Name: ABC
Transport Stream ID: 545 [0221] 226.5 MHz

Original Network ID: 4112 [1010]
Descriptor: Default Authority Descriptor
 43 52 49 44 3a 2f 2f 73 79 64 6e 65 79 32 32 2e  CRID://sydney22.
61 62 63 2e 6e 65 74 2e 61 75 abc.net.au

SDT Channel 547
Service Name: ABC1
Provider Name: ABC
Transport Stream ID: 545 [0221] 226.5 MHz

Original Network ID: 4112 [1010]
Descriptor: Default Authority Descriptor
 43 52 49 44 3a 2f 2f 73 79 64 6e 65 79 32 31 2e  CRID://sydney21.
61 62 63 2e 6e 65 74 2e 61 75 abc.net.au

SDT Channel 548
Service Name: ABC3
Provider Name: ABC
Transport Stream ID: 545 [0221] 226.5 MHz

Original Network ID: 4112 [1010]
Descriptor: Default Authority Descriptor
 43 52 49 44 3a 2f 2f 73 79 64 6e 65 79 32 33 2e  CRID://sydney23.
61 62 63 2e 6e 65 74 2e 61 75 abc.net.au

SDT Channel 550
Service Name: ABC Dig Music
Provider Name: ABC
Transport Stream ID: 545 [0221] 226.5 MHz

Original Network ID: 4112 [1010]
Descriptor: Default Authority Descriptor
 63 34 34 95 45 86 72 99 68 73 63 57 68           c44.E.r.hscWh   

SDT Channel 551
Service Name: ABC Jazz
Provider Name: ABC
Transport Stream ID: 545 [0221] 226.5 MHz

Original Network ID: 4112 [1010]

Event Information Table


MPEG-2 Statistics

TableSections ProcessedCRC Errors
PAT5.2k0
CAT5.2k0
PMT36.5k0
NIT1.0k0
SDT8670
EIT25.9k8

Continuity errors: 216
TEI errors: 0
Calculated multiplex rate: 23052768 bps

General Information

Source: Igor Funa
Tuner: Custom DVB-T Receiver
Signal: n/a
Profile: File
Network Type: DVB
Run Time: 000:00:26

PID Usage Chart

[0000] (0.07% ~ 0.02 Mbps) *8/0
[0000] MPEG-2 Program Assocation Table
[0001] (0.07% ~ 0.02 Mbps) *8/0
[0001] MPEG-2 Conditional Access Table
[0010] (0.01% ~ 0.00 Mbps) *8/0
[0010] DVB Network Information Table
[0011] (0.02% ~ 0.01 Mbps) *8/0
[0011] DVB Service Definition Table
[0012] (2.07% ~ 0.48 Mbps) *8/0
[0012] DVB Event Information Table
[0015] (0.01% ~ 0.00 Mbps) *8/0
[0015] DVB Network Synchronization
[0080] (0.17% - 0.04 Mbps)
[0080] MPEG-2 PCR for program 545
[0100] (0.06% ~ 0.01 Mbps) *8/0
[0100] MPEG-2 PMT for program 545
[0101] (0.07% ~ 0.02 Mbps) *8/0
[0101] MPEG-2 PMT for program 546
[0102] (0.07% ~ 0.02 Mbps) *8/0
[0102] MPEG-2 PMT for program 544
[0103] (0.07% ~ 0.02 Mbps) *8/0
[0103] MPEG-2 PMT for program 547
[0104] (0.07% ~ 0.02 Mbps) *8/0
[0104] MPEG-2 PMT for program 550
[0105] (0.07% ~ 0.02 Mbps) *8/0
[0105] MPEG-2 PMT for program 551
[0106] (0.07% ~ 0.02 Mbps) *8/0
[0106] MPEG-2 PMT for program 548
[0200] (27.38% ~ 6.31 Mbps) *8/0
[0200] MPEG-2 Video for program 545
[0240] (0.33% ~ 0.08 Mbps) *8/0
[0240] Teletext/VBI for program 545
[028A] (1.18% ~ 0.27 Mbps) *8/0
[028A] MPEG-2 Audio for program 545
[0901] (0.17% - 0.04 Mbps)
[0901] MPEG-2 PCR for program 546
[0902] (0.17% - 0.04 Mbps)
[0902] MPEG-2 PCR for program 550
[0903] (10.15% ~ 2.34 Mbps) *8/0
[0903] MPEG-2 Video for program 546
[0904] (1.18% ~ 0.27 Mbps) *8/0
[0904] MPEG-2 Audio for program 546
[0905] (0.17% - 0.04 Mbps)
[0905] MPEG-2 PCR for program 544
[0906] (0.33% ~ 0.08 Mbps) *8/0
[0906] Teletext/VBI for program 546
[0907] (10.31% ~ 2.38 Mbps) *8/0
[0907] MPEG-2 Video for program 548
[0908] (1.18% ~ 0.27 Mbps) *8/0
[0908] MPEG-2 Audio for program 548
[0909] (0.33% ~ 0.08 Mbps) *8/0
[0909] Teletext/VBI for program 548
[090A] (38.34% ~ 8.84 Mbps)
[090A] MPEG-2 Video for program 544
[090B] (1.14% ~ 0.26 Mbps) *8/0
[090B] Dolby AC3 Audio for program 544
[090C] (0.32% ~ 0.07 Mbps) *8/0
[090C] Teletext/VBI for program 544
[090D] (0.58% ~ 0.13 Mbps)
[090D] MPEG-2 Audio for program 550
[090E] (0.57% ~ 0.13 Mbps)
[090E] MPEG-2 Audio for program 551
[090F] (0.17% - 0.04 Mbps)
[090F] MPEG-2 PCR for program 548
[1388] (1.09% ~ 0.25 Mbps) *8/0
[1388] ISO/IEC 13818-6 type B for program 544
[1F40] (0.21% ~ 0.05 Mbps) *8/0
[1F40] ISO/IEC 13818-6 type B for program 547
[1FFF] (1.86% ~ 0.43 Mbps)
[1FFF] MPEG-2 NULL Packet

On the image below you can see a graphical representation of the multiplex usage:
ABC Multiplex usage chart
ABC Multiplex usage lines