Telecom 2D

France

Spacecraft nº:

France spacecraft nº: 41


Launch data:

Designation 24209 / 96044B
Launch date 08 Aug 1996 - 22:49 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA2
Launch vehicleAriane 44L (V90)
MissionTelecommunications
Geostationary orbit:

Had interference problems with the 1° appart Amos 1 satellite in its early days.
Joined the Eutelsatfleet on 8 jun 2000.

Location

Begin End Position
L: 8 Aug 1996 May 2000 5°W
Jun 2000   8°W

S-band beacon: 2207.130 MHz

Ku-band

Main transponders 11
Backup transponders
Power 55 W (TWTA)
Bandwidth 36 MHz
Coverage and EIRP max Europe: 52.5 dBW
Polarization linear H/V
Uplink 14.0-14.25 GHz

Beacons: 11.4525 GHz V, 11.4505 GHz H

Transponder frequency chart (GHz)

Horizontal
Uplink
Horizontal
Downlink
Transponder Vertical
Downlink
Vertical
Uplink
  11.472 K1   14.272
14.293   K7 11.493  
  11.514 K2   14.314
14.335   K8 11.535  
  11.556 K3   14.356
14.377   K9 11.577  
  11.598 K4   14.398
14.419   K10 11.619  
  11.640 K5   14440
14.461   K11 11.661  
  11.682 K6   14.482


Ref: #7, #15 - update: 27.10.04