Fleet and Coverage

FSS Ku-Band

  • Ku-Band
  • C-Band
  • Steerable Ka-Band
  • Steerable Ku-Band

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KOREASAT 6

KOREASAT 6 has 24 FSS Ku-Band transponders and 6 BSS Ku-Band transponders. The satellite generates 3.4 kilowatts of payload power and has a 15-year on-orbit mission life. KOREASAT 6 was launched by Arianespace from Kourou, French Guiana in December 2010 to a final orbital slot at 116°E.

KOREASAT 6 led Korea to digital switchover. The switchover has been completed provides future broadcasting services such as HDTV, 3DTV, and even UHD. The satellite provides SkyLife with capacity and services for broadcasting to over 4 million subscribers. It delivers CATV program service, Satellite News Gathering and various other services.

Specifications

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Number of Transponders
  • FSS : 24x36MHz
  • BSS : 6x27MHz
Uplink/Downlink Frequencies(GHz)
  • 14.0 – 14.5 / 12.25 – 12.75
  • 14.5 – 14.8 / 11.7 – 12.0
Polarization Linear(Horizontal or Vertical)
EIRP(Peak Value)(dBW) 62
G/T(dB/K) 12 - 20
Orbital Location(Longitude) 116°E
Geographic Coverage Korea
Launch Service Provider Arianespace
Launch Date 30 Dec 2010
Spacecraft(Model) Star-2
Manufacturer Orbital Sciences Corporation
Lifetime 15 years

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