iDIRECT

DVB-S2

 

Satellite Fleet

Key Highlights

  • FSS AFG beam has powerful coverage of Afghanistan, suitable for GSM cellular backhaul, IP backbone, aeronautical
    and VSAT services
  • BSS AFG beam with 63 dBW beam peak covers Afghanistan and Pakistan, enabling IP backbone and video services
  • ABS-1A is a Lockheed Martin 3000 satellite
Parameter FSS Ku-Band BSS Ku-Band
Number of Transponders 6 4
Transponder Bandwidth (MHz) 36 27
Uplink / Downlink Frequencies (GHz) 14.000 - 14.500 / 12.200 - 12.700 14.500 - 14.750 / 11.700 - 11.950
Uplink / Downlink Signal Polarization Linear H/V Circular (LHCP)
EIRP (Peak Value) (dBW) 54 63
TWTA Size (Watts) 14 120
TWTA Redundancy 4 for 6 3 for 4
Receiver Redundancy 2 for 1 1 for 1
Uplink SFD (dBW/m2) -80 to -112 -72 to -104
G/T (Peak Value) (dB/K) 17.5 17.5