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Directv 15


Also called DTV 15 and DBS 15, S2930

General


Designation 40663 / 15026A
Launch date 27 May 2015
Country of origin United States
Mission Direct TV
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane VA223

Ku-band payload not in use at 103°W

Location


Begin End Position
L: Jul 2015 66.8°W
Sep 2015 Aug 2018 102.8°W
Sep 2018   100.85°W



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Technical data


Lyngsat transponder loading



Specifications


Prime contractor Airbus DS
Platform E3000
Mass at launch 6205 kg
Dry mass  
Dimension 2.9 x 2.3 x 5.9m
Solar array 42m span
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power 16 kW
Design lifetime 15 years

TT&C in Ka-band

Ku-band


Main transponders 30
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage CONUS + Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico
EIRP max  
G/T max  
Polarization  
Frequencies Downlink: 12.2-12.7 GHz


Ka-band


Main transponders 24
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage  
EIRP max  
Polarization  
Frequencies Uplink: 24.75-25.15, 28.35-28.6, 29.5-25.29 and 29.5-30 GHz
Downlink: 17.3-17.7, 18.3-18.59 and 19.7-20.2 GHz


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