Express AM7 (40.0° E)

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Express AM7 will operate at 40° east and will carry 36 Ku-band, 24 C-band and two L-band transponders. It will use Astrium’s Eurostar-3000 satellite bus and will provide 16 kilowatts to its payload at the end of a planned 15-year service life. It is expected to weigh 5,700 kilograms at launch.
 
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"Express-AM7" delivered to Baikonur.



Launch date: March 18 at 22:05 UTC, Baikonur Cosmodrome.
 

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That C-band power over the UK looks pretty handy

And 50 odd dBW in Ku is NIIIIIICCCCCEEEE!! :)
 

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Shame my C band doesn't teach 40e :(

Might have to try at my parents' on the Fibo when it goes up (hopefully in one piece)
 

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No where can I squeeze in an offset c-band lnb for 40E? :D
 

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Express AM7 was moved to the fuelling station.

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will be nteresting will be service mis pakege on ku band
 

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express am 7 rollout

 

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The state commission gave green light for tonight launch, of Express AM7 (40.0° E).

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FCC PN suggests AM7 will go directly to 40.0°E, TT&C on 3800 and 3801 MHz.

Launch is imminent!
 
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That was neat! Very clear visibility, over 10 minutes, and saw 2 stages separate.
Hearing "normaly" commentary, so far.
(drag knob on progress bar to play)
 
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I couldnt get the stream to run for more than a few seconds at a time. Most annoying!
 

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Let's hope it shines brightly over the southern England!
 

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Express AM7 launch .
 

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