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Satellite

 

Satellite Type:

Boeing BS601

Launch Mass:

2,800 kg

Mass in Orbit

1,200 kg

Stablisation

3-Axis

Dimensions

3.3 metres high x 20.9 metres wide with solar arrays deployed

   

Transponders

 

Operating Bands:

Ku FSS, L

Uplink Frequencies

Ku FSS: 14.00 - 14.50 GHz
Mobile Inbound: 1.6465 - 1.6605 GHz
Mobile Outbound: 14.0115 - 14.0255 GHz

Downlink Frequencies:

Ku FSS: 12.25 - 12.75 GHz
Mobile Inbound: 12.2635 - 12.2775 GHz
Mobile Outbound: 1.545 - 1.559 GHz

Number of Transponders:

Ku-Band: 15 @ 50 watts
L-Band: 1 @ 150 watts

Bandwidth

54 MHz Ku-Band
14 MHz L-Band
16.5 MHz L-Band for RDSS

Polarisation

Linear (Ku-Band); RHCP (L-Band)

   

Performance

 

EIRP

New Zealand beams: 48 - 53 dBW
National beams: 42 - 45 dBW
L-Band National beam: 45 - 48 dBW
Spot beams: 42 - 52 dBW

G/T

Ku-Band: -2 to +6 dB/K
L-Band: -1 to +2 dB/K

SFD

Ku-Band: -78 to -96 dBW/m2
L-Band: -105 to -128 dBW/m2

Solar Array Power:

4,100 W

Telemetry:

Ku-Band

Command:

Ku-Band

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