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Echostar 19

Also called Jupiter 2, Jupiter 97W, Hughes XIX
Call sign S2834


Designation 41893 / 16079A
Launch date 18 Dec 2016
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 97.1°W
Launch vehicle Atlas 5 #68

Initially planned to launch by Ariane, but no capacity was available to match the required launch timeframe.

Said to have 160 Gbps capacity and to be the highest capacity broadband satellite at launch time. Was ready to enter service in mid-Feb 2017.

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Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading


Prime contractor SS/L
Platform 1300
Mass at launch 7500 kg
Dry mass  
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power  
Design lifetime 15 years

TT&C: uplink: 28.3515 GHz, 28.3535 GHz
downlink: 19.701 GHz, 19.703 GHz


Main transponders 120 to 138 spot beams
Backup transponders  
Coverage North and Central America
EIRP max  
G/T max  
Frequencies uplink: 28.35-28.6 GHz, 29.25-29.5 GHz, and 29.5-30.0 GHz
uplink secondary basis: 27.85-28.35 & 28.6-29.1 GHz
downlink: 18.3-18.8 GHz and 19.7-20.2 GHz
downlink non-interference basis: 18.8-19.3 GHz

Might also downlink in 27.85-28.35 GHz

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