Viking Satcom Deploys Equipment to Support SES 6 Satellite

The SES-6 satellite. Photo: Superior Satellite

The SES 6 satellite. Photo: Superior Satellite

[Via Satellite 01-16-2014] Viking Satcom and Superior Satellite Engineers are beginning to deploy ground station equipment to support SES’s new satellite at 40.5 degrees west. The SES 6 satellite will deliver a total of 40 available transponders in dual Circular-Pol configuration in the Americas, Europe and Atlantic Ocean regions by transmitting in 3.7-4.2 GHz and providing 10 additional transponders at 4.5-4.8 GHz.

Superior Satellite Engineers and SES created a new Feedhorn that supports the modified 800 MHz frequencies.

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