|Spacecraft Design||Space Systems/Loral|
|Orbital location||129° West|
|Design Life||11 years|
|C-band payload||24 x 36 MHz|
|Amp type||SSPA, 20 watts|
|Amp Redundancy||16 for 12|
|Receiver redundancy||4 for 2|
|Coverage||50 State, Canada, Mexico|
|Beacon||3700.5 MHz (H)|
|Beacon||4199.5 MHz (V)|
Galaxy 27 is a communications satellite owned by Intelsat located at 129° W longitude, serving most of the North American market. It was built by Space Systems/Loral, as part of its FS-1300 line. Galaxy 27 was formerly known as Intelsat Americas 7 and Telstar 7.
This satellite experienced a several-day power failure in 2004 and returned to service with reduced capacity.
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