The Azerspace-1 was launched into orbit on February 8 of 2013 from Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana.
Azerspace-1 is designated for provision of highly-reliable satellite-delivered telecommunication services such as broadcast (TV & radio) and broadband (VSAT) services.
Azerspace-1 carries a payload of 36 transponders (24 operating in C-band and 12 in Ku-band) each of 36 MHz.
The dimensions of Azerspace-1 are 23.6m x 8.9m x 5.6m.
The Azerspace-1 is located in a geostationary orbit at 46° East longitude, approximately near Somalia over the Indian Ocean when viewed from the Earth’s surface.
Azerspace-1 is expected to operate in orbit for at least 15 years.
Azerspace-1 covers Europe, Africa, Middle East, Central Asia and Caucasus.
“Azercosmos” Open Joint Stock Company is a public company established in 2010 by a Presidential Decree with the purpose to carry out launch, operation and maintenance of satellites of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The Company is a subordinate body of the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Receiver antenna network, digital satellite receiver (digital receiver / decoder) and corresponding image card (no need for FTA broadcast channels) are required for receiving a signal from Azerspace-1.
For watching TV channels broadcasted via Azerspace-1, please adjust your receiver as follows:
Frequency Polarization Symbol rate FEC
Frequency Polarization Symbol rate FEC 11134 Horizontal 27500 5/6 11169 Horizontal 20400 5/6 11095 Horizontal 27500 5/6 11015 Horizontal 28500 5/6 10974 Horizontal 28500 5/6 11038 Vertical 3699 5/6
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