05.0°W (Destination) Eutelsat 5 West B (Testposition 1.4°E)

  • I can only see one beacon on 11199.8MHz circular or mixed polarisation.


    1.2m Prodelin 1224 az-el with one of:
    S: Helical feed, 0.8dB NF LNA, X: 1.2dB NF LNA, conical feed,
    Ku 12-18GHz: corrugated conical feed, 1.5dB NF LNA, Ku (Standard): Octagon OSLO mod for C120 & ext ref Prodelin feed.

    Ka: Gilat ex-ODU PLLs Gilat feeds, Ka 18-26.5GHz: Patriot feed, home made 4dB NF LNA, Ka DSN: Corrugated conical feed, home made 3dB NF Down-Converter

    1.5m IRTE, Polar mount with Octagon OSLO mod. C120, IRTE feed
    40km East of London, UK

  • Is it possible that the beacon is powered by a battery on board? That would mean still no power from the solar panels for testing.

    location: Saarbruecken, Germany, 49,2N 7E
    11 fix dishes 78cm-240cm
    Ka-Band: 7E 125cm , 16E 150cm, 2 * Inverto KaKu
    C-Band: 10E: 240cm PFA - 26E: 230cm mesh - 3E: 180cm PFA - 8W: 167cm PFA LNB: 4 * Kaonsat 13K
    KU-Band: 78-150cm, multifeed
    RX: Openbox SX4/SX9, TM5402, TBS 5927, Edision Primo IP S2

  • Eutelsat 5 West B hat den 5 West A ersetzt.

    Eutelsat 5 west B has replaced the 5 west A.

    Der Eutelsat 5 West B - Transalpine Ku-band Beam ist in Nord-England, Portugal und im westlichen Spanien kaum oder nicht empfangbar, sollte jemand diese Info noch nicht gelesen haben.

    The Eutelsat 5 West B - Transalpine Ku-band Beam can hardly be received or not received in Northern England, Portugal and Western Spain if someone has not read this information yet.

    Eutelsat 5 West A befindet sich nach wie vor auf seiner Position.

    Eutelsat 5 West A is still in its position.


    I think that the whole control system runs on batteries for the first time until the panels are in operation.

    Ku/C-Band: IRTE (2,4m, 78°E - 43°W, Corotor IIplus), LNBs: SMW Multiband Typ E, Norsat DRO 8115F 15K

    Ka/Ku/C/X-Band: Laminas 1800 (55°E - 5°W, LNB-Changer Version 2018), LNBs: Inverto IDLK-SINL20-KAKU-OPP, Zinwel ZCF-D21B 20K, Norsat 9000HAF-2, 9200HBC-4F, 9000HD-3F, 9200HEF-4

    Tuner: TBS 6908, TBS 6925, TBS 5927, TBS 5880, TBS6903x, TBS6281SE, Octagon SF4008, VU+ Ultimo 4k, ...

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