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Satellite Name: AlComSat 1
Status: active
Position: 25° W (24.8° W)
NORAD: 43039
Cospar number: 2017-078A
Operator: Agence Spatiale Algerienne (ASAL)
Launch date: 11-Dec-2017
Launch site: Xichang Satellite Launch Center
Launch vehicle: Long March CZ-3B/E
Launch mass (kg): 5200
Dry mass (kg):  
Manufacturer: China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC)
Model (bus): DFH-4 Bus
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15+ yrs.
Call sign:  
19 BSS and FSS Ku-band channels, 12 Ka-band channels and 2 L/C-band navigation channels. 9 Ku-band transponders are dedicated to the distribution of TV and digital radio channels while the rest of Ku-band capacity to be used for medium speed (2 Mb/s) communications in North Africa covering Tunisia, Northern Chad and Northern Sudan. Ka-band capacity will be used for high-speed broadband internet (20 Mb/s) covering the entire Algerian territory and water.
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