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Panamsat 2


Also called PAS 2, IS-2, Intelsat 2

General


Designation 23175 / 94040A
Launch date 8 Jul 1994
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane V65


Location


Begin End Position
L: 8 Jul 1994 Feb 2009 169°E
Feb 2009 Jun 2010 169°E, inclined
Aug 2010 Sep 2010 157°E, inclined
Nov 2010 Jan 2011 174°E, inclined


End of life


Out of service Jan 2011
Cause Moved to the junk orbit


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Technical data


Lyngsat transponder loading


EIRP coverage at 169°E (dBW)


C-band, Pacific Rim
C-band, Oceania
Ku-band

G/T coverage at 169°E (dB/K)


C-band horizontal
C-band vertical
Ku-band horizontal
Ku-band vertical

Specifications


Prime contractor Hughes
Platform HS-601
Mass at launch 2920 kg
Mass in orbit 1727 kg
Dimension stowed: 2.7 x 3.6 x 4 m
Solar array 26 m span
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power BOL: 4700 W
EOL: 4300 W
Design lifetime 15 years
Beacons 4.1985 & 4.1995 GHz (0 dBW, H)
12.5 GHz (5 dBW, RHCP + LHCP)


C-band


Main transponders 16
Backup transponders 4
Power 34 W
Bandwidth 12 transponder of 54 MHz
4 transponder of 64 MHz
Coverage and EIRP max Oceania and Pacific Rim beams (see footprint maps)
Polarization linear H/V


Transponder frequency chart (GHz)


Horizontal
Downlink
Transponder Vertical
Downlink
Bandwidth (MHz) Beam
  1 3.720 54 Pacific
3.720 2   54 Pacific
  3 3.790 54 Pacific
3.790 4   54 Pacific
  5 3.850 54 Pacific
3.850 6   54 Pacific
  7 3.915 64 Pacific / Oceania
3.915 8   64 Pacific
  9 3.980 54 Pacific
3.980 10   54 Pacific
  11 4.040 54 Pacific / Oceania
4.040 12   54 Pacific
  13 4.100 54 Pacific
4.100 14   54 Pacific
  15 4.165 64 Pacific / Oceania
4.165 16   64 Pacific


Ku-band


Main transponders 16
Backup transponders 4
Power 63 W
Bandwidth 12 transponder of 54 MHz
4 transponder of 64 MHz
Coverage and EIRP South Korean beam: 50 dBW and rest of Asia: 42 dBW
Chinese beam: 50 dBW
Australian beam: 46 dBW
Polarization linear H/V
Frequencies Uplink: 14.000 - 14.500 GHz
Downlink: 12.250 - 12.750 GHz


Transponder frequency chart (GHz)


Vertical
Downlink
Transponder Horizontal
Downlink
Bandwidth (MHz) Beam
12.281 1   54 China 1
  2 12.281 54 Australia
12.341 3   54 China 2
  4 12.341 54 NE Asia
12.401 5   54 China 1
  6 12.401 54 Australia
12.466 7   64 China 2 / Australia
  8 12.466 64 NE Asia
12.531 9   54 China 1
  10 12.531 54 Australia
12.591 11   54 China 2 / Australia
  12 12.591 54 NE Asia
12.651 13   54 China 1
  14 12.651 54 Australia
12.716 15   64 China 2 / Australia
  16 12.716 64 NE Asia

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