KU-Band, 57° E

Eutelsat E12WA

The Eutelsat 12WA satellite is covering complete Europe and North Africa with a good elevation over the european Area: The orbital position of 12,5° west allows maritime usage in the Mediterranean Sea, the North Sea and the Baltic Sea – including all rivers in between. NYNEX currently runs a high band network for iDirect Evolution modems on this bird.


Operator: EUTELSAT
Launch date: 28/08/2002
Launch mass (kg): 2700
Manufacturer: Alenia Aerospazio

Required BUCs

Standard or Extended BUCs: NJT5037F [3W], NJT5097F [3W], NJT5025F [4W], NJT5017F [4W], NJT5117 [4W], NJT5127 [6W
Transmit frequency range: 14.0 GHz – 14.25 GHz , 14.0 GHz – 14.50 GHz

Required Modems

Newtec Elevation Series (EL470)
iDirect Evolution X1
iDirect Evolution X3
iDirect Evolution X5
iDirect Evolution X7

Required LNBs

Skyware, Globalinvacom
Receive frequency range: 19.705 GHz – 20.195 GHz

Required Software Version

Evolution > IDX3.x

Required Dish-Size

Fixed: 1.2m, 1.8m, 2.4m
Maritime: 0,6m, 0,9m, 1,2m