PES 6 with the first test signals to a temporary position
Published: July 9, 2013, 14:39 TODAY! | Author: editor

Luxembourg satellite operator SES (Astra) started technical tests on the new telecommunications satellite SES 6 . The satellite is temporarily parked at position 26 ° W, which will be held the first technical tests.

Test carrier was recorded at a frequency of 10.990 GHz, pol H. During the test period may be briefly active and different frequencies in different bands and zones of coverage.

PES 6 was delivered carrier rocket Proton M on June 3, 2013. Satellite-based platform manufactured with Eurostar 3000 and supplied by EADS Astrium. The satellite is equipped with 43 ​​transponders in C-band and 48 Ku-band 36 MHz-equivalent units.

After the technical tests will be 6 SES moved to the target position 40.5 ° W.