Intelsat 5's C-band

Main transponders 21
Backup transponders  
Power Global, hemispheric and zone beams: 8.5 W (TWTA)
Spot beam: 4.5 W
Bandwidth 36 and 72 MHz
Coverage and
EIRP max
Global: 23.5 dBW
Hemispheric and zone: 29 dBW
Polarization circular R/L
Frequencies 3.7-4.2 GHz
Beacons 3.9475 & 3.9525 GHz RHCP

First generation with orthogonal polarizations. Together with the use of 2 separated hemispheric beams more frequency space could be saved.

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