HYLAS 2

Launched in 2012, HYLAS 2 uses high-throughput Ka-band technology. The spacecraft has 24 fixed beams and one steerable beam, addressing markets across Europe, the Middle East, the Caucasus and Africa.

HYLAS 2 Coverage map

Satellite Specifications

Orbital Location31˚E
Fixed Capacity10.8 GHz
Steerable Capacity920 MHz
Fixed Beams24
Steerable Beams1
PolarisationCircular

Fixed User Beams

Beam Performance
EIRP (at edge of coverage)>58.0 dBW
G/T Dry beam (at edge of coverage)>11.5 dB/K

Steerable Beams

HYLAS 2’s steerable beam can be steered to anywhere on the earth’s disk with visibility from 31ºE.

Beam Performance
EIRP (at edge of coverage)>54.0 dBW
G/T ( at edge of coverage)>7.0 dB/K
Steerable Beam Functionality
Mode of OperationGateway to User or Loopback
Steering FunctionFrequent Steering
Steering CommandingSecure Customer Ticket or Secure API

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