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AsiaSat 5

An overview of our AsiaSat 5

Asian gateway for multilingual programming and live sports

AsiaSat 5 is a Space Systems Loral 1300 series satellite equipped with 26 C-band and 14 Ku-band transponders at the orbital location of 100.5 degrees east. AsiaSat 5 serves as a replacement for AsiaSat 2 and has a C-band footprint spanning from Russia to New Zealand and from Japan to the Middle East and parts of Africa. AsiaSat 5 also offers two high-powered fixed Ku-band beams over East Asia and South Asia, and a steerable beam currently positioned over the Indian Ocean.

SATELLITE INFORMATION

Launch Date: 12 August 2009
Model: 1300 Series by Space Systems Loral
Nominal Orbital Location: 100.5 degrees East

 

Channels supported by AsiaSat 5

TYPE
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  • RADIO
  • TELEVISION
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AsiaSat 5 @100.5°E

  • C-band Beam
  • Ku-band East Asia Beam
  • Ku-band South Asia Beam
  • Ku-band Indian Ocean beam
  • Ku-band Steerable Beam Sample Coverage

COMMUNICATIONS PAYLOAD

C-BAND

Coverage:

Asia, Middle East, Eastern Europe, CIS and Australasia

 

No. of Transponders:

26 (linearised)

 

Transponder Bandwidth:

24 at 36 MHz

2 at 72 MHz

 

TWTA Size:

65 watts

KU-BAND

Coverage:

3 beams: East Asia beam, South Asia beam and one steerable beam

 

No. of Transponders:

14 (fixed gain linearised or automatic level control)

 

Transponder Bandwidth:

54 MHz

 

TWTA Size:

150 watts

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