Next generation of "Eutelsat Quantum" Class satellite

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Reported as having "improved coverage of western Europe & Poland" It would be a shame if 13E went down the route of specific beams after being widebeam for so many years
 
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It is almost certain that specific beams will be designed for Poland.
Can you elaborate on your reply are you referring to “Eutelsat Quantum" or Hotbird's 13F & 13G ?

Eutelsat Quantum may move to 33.1 east west where there is a Polish transponder then allow Eutelsat 33E to maybe move to 12.5 west ?

But the New HotBirds 13F & 13G will almost certainly stay on the wide beam as mentioned in the above post.
 
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are you mean will be beam from finalnd to greek Europe beam like old hotbird 2 super beam ?
 
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are you mean will be beam from finalnd to greek Europe beam like old hotbird 2 super beam ?
We have no way of knowning at the moment what the new 13E beams will be like. The only definite information released has been "improved coverage to western Europe & Poland." My own belief for that statement is that there will be increased power over that geographic area so smaller dishes can be used.
 
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Hmmm, 'dynamic reconfiguration'. Sounds like the broadcasters will be dictating where the signals end up.

Bigger dishes all round then, unless they move into a rollout of the same technology as 9E Ka band stuff.
 
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