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NigComSat 1R



General


Designation 38014 / 11077A
Launch date 19 Dec 2011
Country of origin Nigeria
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 42.5°E
Launch vehicle Long March 3B #146

Replaced the original satellite which failed due to faulty solar panels.

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Technical data


Lyngsat transponder loading



EIRP coverage (dBW)


C-band
Ku-band, East beam
Ku-band, West beam
Ka-band

Specifications


Prime contractor CGWIC
Platform DFH4
Mass at launch 5109 kg
Mass in orbit  
Dimension  
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power EOL: 7 kW
Design lifetime 15 years

TT&C in C-band.

L-band


Main transponders
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage Global
EIRP max  
G/T max  
Polarization  
For localisation enhancement (kind of GPS augmentation system)

C-band


Main transponders
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth 36 MHz
Coverage fixed: West africa, Algeria to Lybia
EIRP max 42 dBW
G/T max  
Polarization  


Ku-band


Main transponders 14
Backup transponders
Power  
Bandwidth 31.5 MHz
Coverage 2 fixed beams: east and west Africa
EIRP max 52 dBW
G/T max  
Polarization  


Ka-band


Main transponders
Backup transponders
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage 3 spot beams: Nigeria, South Africa and Europe
EIRP max 55 dBW
G/T max 12 dB/K
Polarization  
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