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Satellite details
Acronym Meteosat-7
Full name Meteosat-7
Satellite Description
  • 7th (last) flight unit of the Meteosat 1st Generation Programme.  Also known as Meteosat Transition Programme (MTP).
  • Mission: operational meteorology.
Mass at launch 696 kg Dry mass 320 kg
Power 200 W
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EUMETSAT Product Navigator - Meteosat 7

Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km
Longitude

 

Space agency EUMETSATESA
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Re-located to 57.3°E to take over the Indian Ocean Data Coverage service replacing Meteosat-5.
  • The EOL date should be understood as the date of completion of the re-location activity.
Launch 02 Sep 1997 EOL 05 Dec 2006
Last update: 2016-01-20
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Meteosat-7

Acronym Full name
DCS Data Collection Service
MVIRI Meteosat Visible Infra-Red Imager
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Telecommunication frequency information Show expert details
Service Dir Frequency Emission designator Bandwidth Polarisation D/A Data rate or Baseband Comments
PGS S-E 1686.83 MHz 2M00G1D 1333.2  kHz linear D 333  kbps Raw data
HRI E-S 2105 MHz 660KG1D 660  kHz RHCP D 166.6  kbps High resolution data
HRI S-E 1694.5 MHz 660KG1D 660  kHz linear D 166.6  kbps High resolution data
WEFAX E-S 2101.5 MHz 30KG1D 30  kHz RHCP A 1.6  kHz Selected data
WEFAX S-E 1691 MHz 30KG1D 30  kHz linear A 1.6  kHz Selected data
DCS E-S 402 - 402.1 MHz 3K00G7D 3  kHz RHCP D 0.100  kbps International DCP reports, 33 channels
DCS E-S 402.1 - 402.2 MHz 1K50G7D 1.5  kHz RHCP D 0.100  kbps Regional DCP reports, 33 channels
DCS S-E 1675.281 MHz 200KGXX 200  kHz linear D 0.100  kbps DCP report relay
MDD S-E 1695.74 MHz 200KGXX 120  kHz linear D 2.4  kbps Information
TC & Ranging E-S 2098 MHz 6K30GXX 6.3  kHz RHCP D 1.05  kbps Telecommand and ranging
TC & Ranging E-S 2099 MHz 6K30GXX 6.3  kHz RHCP D 1.05  kbps Telecommand and ranging
TM S-E 2242.225 MHz 2K60G1D 2.6  kHz RHCP D 0.3255  kbps Telemetry
TM S-E 1676.428 MHz 2K60G1D 2.6  kHz RHCP D 0.3255  kbps Telemetry