XTAR EUR 29° E

XTAR-EUR is positioned at 29 degrees East Longitude. It was launched in February 2005 and entered service that April. It provides commercial X-band coverage over a wide geographic region from Eastern Brazil and the Atlantic Ocean, across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia to as far east as Singapore. The extremely flexible payload is delivered through its global, fixed spot beam over Europe and four steerable spot beams which can be relocated anywhere within the satellite’s coverage area.

Features include:

  • 100 Watt transponders
  • 12 x 72 MHz transponders
  • Global beam
  • 1 fixed beam
  • 4 Steerable beams
    • No steerable beam movement restrictions
    • Beams can be stacked over same area
  • Multiple transponders can be routed through a beam

XTAR-EUR Datasheet