More than 100,000 Church members, friends and invited guests are expected to attend the 183rd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions more will watch or listen to conference via television, radio, satellite and internet broadcasts. Five sessions will be held Saturday and Sunday, 6 – 7 April 2013, in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City.

Tickets are required to enter the Conference Center, where attendees will need to pass through a security check. Cameras, recording devices, weapons, food, backpacks, packages and large bags will not be allowed. A stand-by line for those without tickets will begin at the north gate of Temple Square.

Overflow seating will be available in the Tabernacle, the North Visitors’ Center on Temple Square, and the Joseph Smith Memorial Building for all sessions. Overflow seating will also be available in the Conference Center Theater for Priesthood and Sunday sessions only. Overflow seating for Spanish speakers will be provided in the Assembly Hall for all five sessions. Tickets are not required for admission to overflow facilities.

Parking options in downtown Salt Lake City are limited. Conference attendees are invited to carpool or use public transportation to relieve downtown traffic congestion. Those driving are strongly encouraged to allow extra time for travel, locating a parking spot and being seated in the Conference Center. Public parking is not available at the Conference Center parking lot. Conference attendees should avoid parking in front of homes in downtown residential areas.  Cars parked on neighborhood streets may be ticketed or towed at the owner’s expense. Disability parking is located at the northwest corner of West Temple and North Temple.

 Information regarding audio and video streams via the Internet can be found at http://lds.org/general-conference.  A detailed broadcast schedule of General Conference can be found at www.bonneville.info. General Conference, with the exception of the Priesthood session, will be broadcast live on BYUtv. For addition information on availability in your area and rebroadcasts visit www.byutv.org.

 

TV News Note: An unencrypted, digital satellite signal will be available at the signals below.

 

Satellite                        Galaxy 19

Satellite location            97 degrees West

Video Format                        NTSC

Transmission format            MPEG 2 / DVB

Frequency band            C

Frequency                        3922.36 MHz

Polarity                        Vertical

Symbol rate                        3.426 Msym/sec

FEC                                    3/4

Audio PID                        A01 Left English

                                    A01 Right Spanish

                                   

Satellite                        Galaxy 28

Satellite location            89 degrees West

Video Format                        NTSC

Transmission format            MPEG 4 / DVB-S2 QPSK

Frequency band            Ku

Frequency                        11,883.75 MHz

Polarity                        Horizontal

Symbol rate                        2.7882 Ms/s

FEC                                    4/5

Program Number            0020

Audio PID                        A01 Left English

                                    A01 Right Spanish

For technical assistance, please call Bonneville Satellite at 801-575-5970.