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iDIRECT

DVB-S2

 

Satellite Fleet

Key Highlights

  • ABS-3 brings in high powered capacity to the Sub-Saharan African region to serve Africa's growing
    communications requirements
  • Teleport facilities in Tel Aviv and Bahrain are equipped to support Internet Trunking
  • 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 / 10.950 -11.200,
11.450 -11.700 & 12.200-12.750
Uplink / Downlink Signal Polarization Linear H & V Linear H & V
Cross-Polarization Separation (dB) 30 30
EIRP (Peak Value) (dBW) 40 (South Africa) & 36 (South America) 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 (South Africa) & -5 (South America) +8