Notice to the Press
Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
February 12, 2009


Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will give remarks to the members and guests of the Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue, New York, New York at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 13, 2009. Secretary Clinton's speech will be made prior to her first official trip to Japan, Indonesia, South Korea and China.

The Asia Society is a nonpartisan, nonprofit educational institution that works to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the people, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the United States.

The event will be pooled and fed live on both a 1080i High Definition, as well as a Standard Definition path. Coordinates are provided below.

The Asia Society will have a limited number of press places, so provide names and contact information to pr@asiasociety.org. Preference will be given to those responding soonest and whose organizations are not already represented.

The event will be webcast live at www.asiasociety.org. In the event of server overload, the backup call-in number is: 1-877-270-2157 (pass code 01711457).

Coordinates:

High Definition Path:
Galaxy 17/K16 L1
Downlink frequency: 12011.0 Vertical
Uplink frequency: 14311.0 Horizontal
Data Rate: 19.886
FEC: 3/4
Symbol Rate: 14.385617

Standard Definition Path:
Galaxy 17/K16 E
Downlink frequency: 12025.0 Vertical
Uplink frequency: 14325.0 Horizontal
Data Rate: 5.5
FEC: 3/4
Symbol Rate: 3.978723

For more information please contact:

Asia Society
(212) 327 9271
pr@asiasociety.org

Office of Press Relations
Department of State
(202) 647-2492



PRN: 2009/124