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SATELLITE OVERVIEW

Covering the Pacific Ocean region and East Asia, ABS-6 features 8 Ku-band transponders and is located at 159°E.

Its wide C and Ku coverage beams are suitable for VSAT services, TV distribution, IP trunking, cellular backhaul and maritime services. ABS-6 is a Lockheed Martin A2100 AX satellite.

KU BAND BEAMS

Northern | 40-49dBW
8 Ku-Band Transponders@27MHz
Polarization: Vertical
Uplink/Downlink Frequency: 13.750-14.500 / 10.900-12.750 GHz

Southern | 40-51dBW
8 Ku-Band Transponders@27MHz
Polarization: Horizontal
Uplink/Downlink Frequency: 13.750-14.500 / 10.900-12.750 GHz

C BAND BEAMS

A Beam (Odd Transponders) | 29-37dBW
14 C-Band Transponders@36MHz
Polarization: Linear (H&V)
Uplink/Downlink Frequency: 5.725-6.725 / 3.400-4.200 GHz

A Beam (Even Transponders) | 29-38dBW
14 C-Band Transponders@36MHz
Polarization: Linear (H&V)
Uplink/Downlink Frequency: 5.725-6.725 / 3.400-4.200 GHz

B Beam (Odd Transponders) | 30-38dBW
14 C-Band Transponders@36MHz
Polarization: Linear (H&V)
Uplink/Downlink Frequency: 5.725-6.725 / 3.400-4.200 GHz

B Beam (Even Transponders) | 28-39dBW
14 C-Band Transponders@36MHz
Polarization: Linear (H&V)
Uplink/Downlink Frequency: 5.725-6.725 / 3.400-4.200 GHz

PARAMETERC-BANDKU-BAND
Number of Transponders2816
Transponder Bandwidth (MHz)3627
Uplink / Downlink Frequencies (GHz)5.725-6.725/3.400-4.20013.750-14.500/10.900-12.750
Uplink / Downlink Signal PolarizationLinear Cross-pol (H/V)Linear Co-pol
Northern (V/V)
Southern (H/H)
Cross-Polarization Separation (dBW)3030
EIRP (Peak Value) (dBW)38 (A Beam)
39 (B Beam)
49 (Northern Beam)
51 (Southern Beam)
TWTA Size (Watts)4590 & 135 (Southern Beam)
TWTA Redundancy2 groups of 16 for 142 groups of 11 for 8
Receiver Redundancy4 for 24 for 2
Uplink SFD (dBW/m2)-97 to -75 (at -3 dB/K)-92 to -70 (at -3 dB/K)
Gain Control Range22dB in 2dB steps22dB in 2dB steps
G/T (Peak Value) (dB/K)1 (A Beam)
0 (B Beam)
5 (Northern Beam)
6 (Southern Beam)
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