TurkmenÄlem / MonacoSat (52.0° East)
TurkmenÄlem 52°E / MonacoSAT was launched in April 2015. Housing a payload of 38 Ku-Band transponders it covers the following regions with the three downlink beams, Europe the Middle East Asia and Africa.
The West beam is centred on Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan providing reception on dishes down to about 50 cm. The beam extends at lower powers north east across Russia, north across Scandinavia to Svalbard and west across Europe to the Atlantic with a second high power lobe over France and southern UK.
The MENA beam is centred on the Arabian Peninsula and North Africa (Libya) with a maximum power of 51 dBW, and extends as far south as Sudan and Ethiopia.