Pls let me know whether 4B insat covering Middle east
In 12 Ku-band transponders with 36 MHz and 27 MHz usable bandwidth (9 and 3 numbers respectively) employing 140 W TWTAs to provide an EIRP of 52 dBW at Edge of Coverage (EoC) polygon with footprint covering Indian mainland
12 C-band transponders with 36 MHz usable bandwidth employing 63 W TWTAs to provide an EIRP of 39 dBW at EoC with expanded coverage encompassing Indian geographical boundary, area beyond India in southeast and northwest regions
ISRO terms the launch of INSAT-4B as a significant occasion in broadcasting, as it will contribute significantly to the country's national development. For instance, all the transponders of INSAT-4B have been blocked predominantly by Sun TV and Doordarshan. It is said that each transponder for take up to 12 digital TV channels and ISRO seems to have sold each transponder. The satellite has a mission life of around 12 years.
The INSAT 4 series is planned to have seven satellites. The transpo ...more