Intelsat Earth Station Standards (IESS)
The Intelsat Earth Station Standards outline the performance characteristics and specifications required of all earth stations communicating with our satellites, plus other modulation and access technique information.
IESS by Module Group
All documents are in Adobe pdf format, except where indicated.
Note: Please always refer to IESS 101, the primary module containing updates status.
General guidelines to help you acquire earth station facilities
|101||Introduction (pdf 66 KB)|
Antenna and RF Equipment Characteristics
|207||Standards A, B, F & H (pdf 149 KB)|
|208||Standards C, E & K (pdf 322 KB)|
Modulation & Access Characteristics
|308, Appendix H||QPSK/IDR|
Generic Earth Station Standards
|601||Standard G (pdf 143 KB)|
A complete set of Intelsat Earth Station Standards documentation is available to our partners and customers via MyIntelsat.
If you are seeking antenna type approval please use one of the GVF’s authorized test facilities.