Satellite Update - May 27, 2010

May 27, 2010

From FCC Report SAT-00692 [PDF]:
  • • PanAmSat Licensee Corporation requested special temporary authority (STA) for to conduct telemetry, tracking and telecommand (TT&C) operations necessary to drift Intelsat-2 from 169.10 degrees east longitude (EL) to 157.0 degrees EL and to operate it at that location using conventional C and Ku-bands. The STA is requested for 90 days, starting June 25, 2010.

From FCC Report SAT-00691 [PDF]:
  • • The FCC granted PanAmSat STA for 30 days, beginning May 15, to allow it to perform TT&C functions necessary to execute end-of-life maneuvers lifting Galaxy 9 to a disposal orbit above the geostationary arc. TT&C operations are authorized using specific C-band frequencies 4199.0 MHz, 4199.875 MHz, 6424.5 MHz and 5925.5 MHz.

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