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57° NSS 12, C-band West Hemi Beam

The SES Worldskies NSS12 C band satellite is covering all of Africa as well as Europe. It is especially offered to your African customers where C band equipment is often in use. One advantage of C band is less interference when it is raining.

We have one network on NSS12 C band running iDirect Evolution hardware.


Operator: SES World Skies (part of SES Global)
Launch date: 29/10/09
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch mass (kg): 5622
Dry mass (kg):
Manufacturer: Space Systems Loral (SSL)
Model (bus): LS-1300

Please take a look at the following equipment recommendations which are necessary to join our SES Worldskies NSS12 C band network:

Required modems:

idirect Evolution X3
idirect Evolution X5

Required software version:

• IDX 3.0

Required BUCs:

C band BUCs:
NJT5669 [5W], NJT5669F [5W], NJT5656 [5W], NJT5656F [5W]

Required LNBs:

C band PLL LNBs:
NJR8477H, NJR8487H, NJR8487S, NJR8487S, Norsat 3220, Norsat 3120

Required dish size:


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