||24 x 36 MHz
||SSPA, 20 watts
||16 for 12
||4 for 2
||50 State, Canada, Mexico
||3700.5 MHz (H)
||4199.5 MHz (V)
Galaxy 27 is a communications satellite owned by Intelsat. It was at first located at 129° W longitude, serving most of the North American market. It was built by Space Systems/Loral, as part of its FS-1300 line. Galaxy 27 was formerly known as Intelsat Americas 7 and Telstar 7.
Current clients for Galaxy 27 include StarBand and Talkstar Radio Network.
This satellite experienced a several-day power failure in 2004 and returned to service with reduced capacity.
In May 2011, Galaxy 27 was redeployed to 45.1° E longitude in order to expand Intelsat's services in Middle East and West Asia.
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