Sun Outage / Sun Interference Prediction for Geostationary Orbit Satellites
Updated 24 October 2012
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It is also recommended to try out the Sun Outage Visualizer Tool for Geostationary Satellites which can plot affected area in near real time

Satellite position:
CkuUser Band(GHz) Antenna Size(Meters)Antenna Size(Feet)Antenna Size(Inches)Antenna Efficiency
SeasonSpringFall Year(YYYY)

Antenna Noise Temp°K
Waveguide/feed lossdB
LNB Noise Temp°K
LNB Noise FiguredB
System Noise Temperature°K
Max C/N degradation:dB
Sun outage predictions based on:Antenna 3dB beam widthC/N degradation below link margin
NOTE: Inclination not accounted for
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