Current Information on FLTSATCOM Constellation
Satellite (Status)

F1/Atlantic (reserve) 1 4.5 deg West Alpha
F7/CONUS (primary) 99.9 deg West Bravo
F8/Atlantic (primary) 22.7 deg West Charlie
Table I: FLTSATCOM Communications Packages1 25-kHz Fleet Broadcast Channel US Navy
1 500-kHz Wideband Channel National Command Authority
11 9 25-kHz Fleet Relay Channels US Navy
23 12 5-kHz AFSATCOM US Air Force

Table II: FLTSATCOM Spacecraft Constellation (Current Status)
FltSatCom 1 (Ops 6391) 1978-016A 2/9/78 Alpha (Retired from service)
FltSatCom 2 (Ops 6392) 1979-038A 5/4/79 Charlie (Retired from service)
FltSatCom 3 (Ops 6393) 1980-004A 1/18/80 Bravo (Retired from service)
FltSatCom 4 (Ops 6394) 1980-087A 10/31/80 Bravo (Retired from service)
FltSatCom 5 (Ops 6395) 1981-073A 8/6/81 Satellite inoperative*
FltSatCom 6 None 3/26/87 Fail to orbit - destroyed by range safety
FltSatCom 7 (USA 20) 1986-096A 12/5/86 100 deg East Charlie**
FltSatCom 8 (USA 46) 1989-077A 9/25/89 15.8 deg (Inc 11.2 deg) West Bravo**

Table III: Alpha/Bravo/Charlie Frequency Bandplans-Downlinks

Alpha Bravo Charlie
Channel 1:Fleet Broadcast Channels
250.450 250.550 250.650

Channels 2-10: Navy Relay Channels
Ch.2 251.950 252.050 252.150
Ch.3 253.650 253.750 253.850
Ch.4 255.350 255.450 255.550
Ch.5 256.950 257.050 257.150
Ch.6 258.450 258.550 258.650
Ch.7 265.350 265.450 265.550
Ch.8 266.850 266.950 267.050
Ch.9 268.250 268.350 268.450
Ch.10 269.750 269.850 269.950

Channels 11-22: AFSATCOM Narrowband Channels
Ch.11 243.945 244.045 244.145
Ch.12 243.955 244.055 244.155
Ch.13 243.960 244.060 244.160
Ch.14 243.965 244.065 244.165
Ch.15 243.970 244.070 244.170
Ch.16 243.975 244.075 244.175
Ch.17 243.980 244.080 244.180
Ch.18 243.985 244.085 244.185
Ch.19 243.990 244.090 244.190
Ch.20 243.995 244.095 244.195
Ch.21 244.000 244.100 244.200
Ch 22 244.010 244.110 244.210

Channel 23: 500 kHz Wideband Channels*
Alpha 260.350-260.850
Bravo 262.450-261.950
Charlie 262.050-262.550

Wideband Channel 23 Breakout*
23-01 260.350 261.450 262.050
23-02 260.375 261.475 262.075
23-03 260.400 261.500 262.100
23-04 260.425 261.525 262.125
23-05 260.450 261.550 262.150
23-06 260.475 261.575 262.175
23-07 260.500 261.600 262.200
23-08 260.525 261.625 262.225
23-09 260.550 261.650 262.250
23-10 260.575 261.675 262.275
23-11 260.600 261.700 262.300
23-12 260.625 261.725 262.325
23-13 260.650 261.750 262.350
23-14 260.675 261.775 262.375
23-15 260.700 261.800 262.400
23-16 260.725 261.825 262.425
23-17 260.750 261.850 262.450
23-18 260.775 261.875 262.475
23-19 260.800 261.900 262.500
23-20 260.825 261.925 262.525
23-21 260.850 261.950 262.550

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