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Telstar 14R (63° West) Frequency List

By on May 17, 2015

Telstar 14R, also known as Estrela do Sul 2 (Southern Star 2) is a commercial communications satellite built by Space Systems/Loral for Telesat to provide Ku-band communications to South America and the Southern USA. It is a replacement for Telstar 14, whose north solar array failed to open after launch, limiting its mission effectiveness. Telstar 14R experienced the same problem, with its north solar array failing to open too, but is now in service despite that failure.

It was launched 20 May 2011 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan aboard an International Launch Services Proton-M rocket. Telstar 14R is built around the Loral 1300 satellite bus, and has a launch mass of around 5000 kg. It is positioned in geosynchronous orbit at 63 degrees west.

Satellite Name: Telstar 14R (Estrela do Sul 2, EDS 2)
Status: active
Position: 63° W (63° W)
Norad: 37602
Cospar number: 2011-021A
Operator: Telesat Canada Ltd.
Launch date: 20-May-2011
Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch vehicle: Proton M
Launch mass (kg): 5000
Dry mass (kg): 2150
Manufacturer: Space Systems Loral (SSL)
Model (bus): LS-1300
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.

Call sign: S2821
Beacon(s): 12198.5V, 12196.5H
Details: 46 active Ku-band transponders, of which 27 will be fixed and 19 switchable covering Brazil, the Continental United States (including the Gulf of Mexico and northern Caribbean), the Southern Cone of South America, the Andean region (including Central America and southern Caribbean), and the North and Mid-Atlantic Ocean. The satellite failed to fully deploy its north solar panel and will likely be able to use 60 percent of its capacity and operate for 12 years in orbit

Beams:
Ku-band Andean beam (active)
Ku-band Brazil beam (active)
Ku-band CONUS beam (active)
Ku-band North Atlantic beam (active)
Ku-band South Cone beam (active)

Telstar 14R (63° West) Frequency List (Updated May 18, 2015)

Frequency / POL SR / FEC Channel name
11600 V 13744 Auto UCV TV
Chilevisión
11640 V 18100 7/8
(Entel)
Mega
Club Hipico de Santiago
Canal 13 (Chile)
TV Senado (Chile)
Chilevisión
CDTV
11706 V 2278 3/4
(CPC)
CPC 1
CPC 2
11710 V 3200 2/3 RTP Internacional América

– Radio:

RDP Internacional

11722 V 2963 3/4 TV Paranaiba
11726 V 3333 3/4 TV Goiânia
11732 V 2222 Auto Feb TV
11736 V 2963 3/4 TV Ponta Negra
11795 V 4444 Auto [feed]
11805 V 6666 Auto [feed]
11827 V 3200 Auto test card
11844 V 5348 Auto [TV Globo feed]
11850 V 2280 3/4
(CETI)
CETI Rio Grande do Sul
CETI Educaçao à Distância

– Radio:

Rádio BSD

11871 V 2000 3/4 – Radio:

Rádio Super Sucesso
Rádio Pet
93 FM
Rádio Eldorado FM

11888 V 3330 3/4 TV Assembléia Rio Grande do Norte
11905 V 2362 3/4 TV União Natal

– Radio:

União FM

11958 H 3255 Auto [feed]
12162 H 13021 3/4
(Unisa – Brazil)
Unisa 1
Unisa 2
Unisa 3
Unisa 4
Unisa 5
Unisa 6
Unisa 7


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