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GE 7

Also called AMC 7, S2155


Designation 26495 / 00054B
Launch date 14 Sep 2000
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane V130

Licence extended till end Feb 2021


Begin End Position
L: 14 Sep 2000 Oct 2000 146°W (tests)
Oct 2000 Jun 2015 137°W
Jun 2015 Feb 2019 135°W
Feb 2019 Jan 2020 135°W, inclined

End of life

Out of service Jan 2020
Cause Sent to junk orbit

External resources

sat-index articles

Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading

EIRP coverage (dBW)



Prime contractor Lockheed Martin
Platform A2100A
Mass at launch 1935 kg
Dry mass 912 kg
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power BOL: 3300 W
Design lifetime 15 years

TT&C: downlink 3700.5 & 4199.5 MHz; uplink 6423.5 MHz


Main transponders 24
Backup transponders
Power 20 W
Bandwidth 36 MHz
Coverage Conus, Alaska, Hawaii, Caribbean
EIRP max 40 dBW
G/T max  
Polarization linear H/V
Beacons 3.7005 GHz H & 4.1995 GHZ V

C-band transponder frequency chart

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