PAKSAT-MM1

PAKSAT-MM 1 operates at orbital location of 38.2° East Longitude and offers C and Ku band coverage in over countries across Europe, Africa, Middle East, South East Asia and Pacific. The satellite carries 28 active transponders with six spares in C-band, powered by 55 watt traveling-wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs), and 20 active transponders with four spares in Ku-band, powered by 140 watt TWTAs.

PAKSAT-MM 1 operates at orbital location of 38.2° East Longitude and offers C and Ku band coverage in over countries across Europe, Africa, Middle East, South East Asia and Pacific.

Technical Parameters

LaunchedApril 2003
Orbital Position38.2° East
PayloadsC & Ku Band
Operational Life15 Years
ManufacturerBoeing (Hughes)
TT&CRedundant

Coverage Maps

C-Band Coverage Map

 

Superior satellite platform for video distribution, DTH and broadband networks.

Excellent ‘look angles’ across footprint.

C-Band Payload

No. of Transponders28 (linearised)
Transponder Bandwidth36 MHz
UL/DL PolarisationHorizontal and Vertical
TWTA Size55 watts
TWTA Redundancy34 for 28

Ku-Band Coverage Map

 

High-power Ku-band beam.

Transponders with linearisers or gain control amplifiers for optimal performance.

Ku-Band Payload

No. of Transponders12
Transponder Bandwidth33 MHz
UL/DL PolarisationVertical and RHCP
TWTA Size140 watts