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Satellite Name: Optus C1 (Defence C1)
Status: active
Position: 156° E (156° E)
NORAD: 27831
Cospar number: 2003-028B
Operator: Optus Communications/Australian Ministry of Defence
Launch date: 12-Jun-2003
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 G
Launch mass (kg): 4725
Dry mass (kg): 2000
Manufacturer: Maxar Technologies (SSL/MDA)
Model (bus): LS-1300
Orbit: Inclined
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign:  
Beacon(s): 12747.75H, 12748.75H
24 Ku-band transponders covering Australia, New Zealand and East Asia. 4 X-band, 4 Ka-band transponders and 6 UHF band channels providing services for the Australian Department of Defence
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