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G-Sat 10 (83° East) Frequency List

By on June 22, 2015

GSAT-10 is the second satellite in INSAT/GSAT constellation with GAGAN payload after GSAT-8, launched in May 2011.The satellite was successfully launched on 29 September 2012 at 2:48 am (IST) on board Ariane-5 rocket from Europe ‘s spaceport in French Guiana.

The satellite and launch fee cost the agency Rs.750 crores.

GSAT-10, with a design life of 15 years was operational by November 2012 and will augment telecommunication, Direct-To-Home and radio navigation services.At 3,400 kg at lift-off, it is the heaviest built by Bangalore-headquartered Indian Space Research Organisation. It was ISRO’;s 101st space mission. Arianespace ‘s heavy lifting Ariane-5 ECA rocket launched the satellite about 30 minutes after the blast off from the European launch pad in South America at 2.48 am, prior to which it injected European co-passenger ASTRA 2F into orbit.

GSAT-10 carries 30 transponders (12 Ku-band, 12 C-band and 6 Extended C-Band), which will provide vital augmentation to INSAT/GSAT transponder capacity. The GAGAN payload will provide improved accuracy of GPS signals (of better than 6 metres which will be used by Airports Authority of India for civil aviation requirements. This is the second satellite in INSAT/GSAT constellation with GAGAN payload after GSAT-8, which was launched in May 2011.

Satellite Name: GSAT 10
Status: active
Position: 83° E (83° E)
Norad: 38779
Cospar number: 2012-051B
Operator: Indian National Satellite (INSAT)
Launch date: 28-Sep-2012
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch mass (kg): 3400
Dry mass (kg): 1498
Manufacturer: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
Model (bus): I-3K (I-3000) Bus
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Beacon(s): 4187.520 LHCP, 4190.976 LHCP, 11698.5 H
Details: 18 C-band transponders, 12 Ku-band transponders and GPS aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) payload. India land mass and wide coverage.
Beams: C-band Wide beam (active), C-band Extended beam (active), Ku-band India beam (active)

G-Sat 10 (83° East) Frequency List Frequency List (Updated January 5, 2016)

Frequency / POL SR / FEC Channel name
3762 V 4250 3/4 DDK Ranchi
3766 V 4250 3/4 DD Chhattisgarh
3885 V 27500 3/4
(DD India)
DD National
DD News
DD Bharati
DD Kisan
DD Urdu
DD India
Rajya Sabha TV
DD feed

– Radio:

AIR Rainbow
AIR Hindi
AIR Tamil
AIR Bangla
AIR Punjabi

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