BackForward Satellite: Meteosat-7 

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
Data access link no link provided
Data access information

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
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Meteosat-7

Acronym Full name
DCS Data Collection Service
MVIRI Meteosat Visible Infra-Red Imager
Show instrument status and calibration
Satellite Field of View

Estimate of the satellite's footprint, assuming a zenith angle of 75 °
You can drag the image around and zoom using the mousewheel

Map cannot be displayed!
Telecommunication frequency or microwave sensing channel information Show expert details
Service Dir or Mode 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