[amsat-bb] Es'hail-2 re-scheduled for launch in Q3/2017

Robert McGwier rwmcgwier at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 20:58:42 UTC 2016

It is the nature of going to space usually.

I have one exception. ISRO told my company they wanted to go 6 months

We switched to SpaceX Falcon 9!!

On Tuesday, August 9, 2016, PA3GUO <pa3guo at upcmail.nl> wrote:

> Very sorry to see this fantastic new satellite getting delayed!
> I consider it as a major boost to use of high frequencies by
> satellite-radio amateurs (beyond the fact that it is a HEO sat).
> Well, it IS still a great opportunity to look forward to!!
> Henk, PA3GUO, The Netherlands
> ----
> We have been informed by Es'hailSat Qatar Satellite company, that the
> launch of Es'hail-2 with the first P4-A geostationary amateur radio
> transponder is shifted to Q3/2017.
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Bob McGwier
Founder, Federated Wireless, Inc
Founder and Technical Advisor, HawkEye 360, Inc
Research Professor Virginia Tech
Chief Scientist:  The Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and
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