Satellite Fleet

Key Highlights

  • ABS-3 brings in high powered capacity to the SE Asia, Australia and South Africa to meet the growing communications requirements
  • ABS-3 is a Space Systems/Loral FS1300 satellite
Parameter C-Band Ku-Band
Number of Transponders 24 (standard)
6 (extended)
24
Transponder Bandwidth (MHz) 36 36
Uplink / Downlink Frequencies (GHz) 5.725 – 6.725 /
3.400 – 4.200
13.750 – 14.500 /
10.900 – 12.750
Uplink / Downlink Signal Polarization Linear H & V Linear H & V
Cross-Polarization Separation (dB) 30 30
EIRP (Peak Value) (dBW) 40 (SEA & Australia) 
36 (South Africa)
54
TWTA Size (Watts) 27 110
Receiver Redundancy 4 for 2 4 for 2
Uplink SFD (dBW/m2) -97 to -80 -95 to -77
G/T (Peak Value)(dB/K) 0 (SEA & Australia)
-5 (South Africa)
8