- Steerable Ka-Band
- Steerable Ku-Band
KOREASAT 5A has 20 Ku-Band transponders(54 MHz each), 12 Ku-Band transponders(36 MHz each), and 4 extended Ku-Band(54 MHz each) steerable transponders at 113°E. The satellite is built based on Spacebus 4000B2 platform, and has payload power of around 7kW. It was launched in 2017, as a replacement of KOREASAT 5.
KOREASAT 5A expands kt sat’s capabilities to provide DTH broadcasting and other communications services in Korea, Japan, Philippines, Guam, Indochina and South Asia.
The global multi-satellite coverage has been improved for maritime areas from East Asia to East Africa with Ku-Band, as well as Asia and the Middle East with steerable Extended Ku-Band capacity.
|Number of Transponders||
|Polarization||Linear(Horizontal or Vertical)|
|Orbital Location(Longitude)||113° E|
|Geographic Coverage||Korea, Japan, Philippines, Indochina, Central Asia etc.|
|Launch Service Provider||SpaceX|
|Launch Date||31 Oct 2017|
|Manufacturer||Thales Alenia Space|