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Eutelsat 21B KU

Eutelsat 21B KU
Eutelsat 21A on 21.5° East

The Eutelsat 21B satellite is covering most parts of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Especially the most requested countries like Iraq and Afghanistan have a very good signal quality for higher modulations.

We currently run one network on Eutelsat 21B.


Operator: European Telecommunications Satellite Consortium (EUTELSAT)
Launch date: 12/04/99
Launch site: Cape Canaveral
Launch vehicle: Atlas 2AS (Atlas IIAS)
Launch mass (kg): 2490
Dry mass (kg): 1380
Manufacturer: Thales Alenia Space
Model (bus): Spacebus-3000B2

Please take a look at the following equipment recommendations which are necessary to join one of our Eutelsat 21B networks:

Required modems:

idirect Evolution X1
idirect Evolution X3
idirect Evolution X5

Required software version:

• IDX 3.0

Required BUCs:

Standard or Extended BUCs:
NJT5037F [3W], NJT5097F [3W], NJT5025F [4W], NJT5017F [4W], NJT5117 [4W], NJT5127 [6W]

Required LNBs:

Highband PLL LNBs for Evolution network:
NJR2835H, NJR2835S, iDirect universal PLL LNB

Required dish size:

1.2m, 1.8m, 2.4m

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