Es'hail-2 Amateur Radio carrying Launch Announced

Es'hailSat has tweeted their geostationary satellite Es'hail-2 is expected to be launched by SpaceX in the 4th quarter of 2018

Qatar’s Es’hail-2 satellite have announced a first amateur radio geostationary communications capable of linking amateurs from Brazil to Thailand.

Es’hail-2 will carry two “Phase 4” amateur radio transponders operating in the 2400 MHz and 10450 MHz bands. A 250 kHz bandwidth linear transponder intended for conventional analogue operations and an 8 MHz bandwidth transponder for experimental digital modulation schemes and DVB amateur television.

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