Launch of Es’hail-2 with First Phase 4 Amateur Transponders Expected Later this Year

Discussion in 'ARRL News Feeds' started by American Radio Relay, Aug 7, 2018.

  1. Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, has tweeted that it’s anticipating that SpaceX will launch its geostationary Es’hail-2 satellite sometime in the 4th quarter of 2018. The commercial Qatari satellite will provide the first Amateur Radio geostationary communication and will be capable of linking amateurs from Brazil to Thailand.


    Es’hail-2 will carry two AMSAT-DL-designed Phase 4 Amateur Ra...

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