Launch postponed to 2018

Latest News and Discussion about the use of the DATV transponder on Es'hailsat 2
Post Reply
DG8KD
Posts: 23
Joined: Fri Nov 14, 2014 9:02 pm

Launch postponed to 2018

Post by DG8KD » Fri Feb 17, 2017 6:57 pm

Hi,

According to the homepage of Eshailsat the launch of Es’hail-2 is postponed to 2018
https://www.eshailsat.qa/en/satellites/index/#tab-16

So enough time to get the Portsdown TRX working.

Cheers
Rainer

G8DKC
Posts: 195
Joined: Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:39 am

Re: Launch postponed to 2018

Post by G8DKC » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:58 pm

My Information source may have had misleading information.

See Dave's Post Below....

Peter
Last edited by G8DKC on Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:11 am, edited 1 time in total.

G8GKQ
Site Admin
Posts: 831
Joined: Sun Mar 22, 2009 1:21 pm

Re: Launch postponed to 2018

Post by G8GKQ » Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:25 pm

Peter DB2OS, the President of AMSAT-DL who are the leading advisers to the Qatar Satellite Company on the amateur transponder issues, has just sent this message out:

Indeed we are all very excited about the upcoming Es’hail-2 satellite, which includes the first geostationary AMSAT P4-A transponder!

I would like to remind that we should be more patient regarding the launch date and in particular we should only refer to official and original sources. Recent citation from unknown sources are creating more confusion in our community and are also not really helpful.

Be assured that the Qatar Satellite Company will announce the launch date as soon as possible when confirmed by SpaceX.

I have been asked and would also like to advise the correct brand name and the way it's written whenever articles are written and published about Es’hailSat.

The owner of the satellite and its company name is Qatar Satellite Company, Brand name is Es’hailSat. Satellite names are Es’hail-1 and soon to be launched Es’hail-2

The brand and satellites names are to be written the way it is written above, i.e.
- brand name - capital E, apostrophe after the first ‘s’ and second ‘S’ in capital
- satellite name - capital E, apostrophe after ‘s’ and hyphen before the number

(no other alphabet in caps, no gaps between alphabets and/or punctuation and definitely not in all caps)

Thanks to everyone for your support and understanding...
Exciting times are ahead!

best wishes
Peter Guelzow, DB2OS
President AMSAT-DL


Please heed his words.

Thanks

Dave, G8GKQ

DG8KD
Posts: 23
Joined: Fri Nov 14, 2014 9:02 pm

Re: Launch postponed to 2018

Post by DG8KD » Mon May 14, 2018 7:54 pm

Hi,

according to SatBeams the satellite will be launched on 28th June 2018

https://www.satbeams.com/satellites?id=2683
2018-05-14 21_00_09-SatBeams - Satellite Details - Es'hail 2.jpg
2018-05-14 21_00_09-SatBeams - Satellite Details - Es'hail 2.jpg (49.17 KiB) Viewed 829 times

Phil M0DNY
Posts: 32
Joined: Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:45 am

Re: Launch postponed to 2018

Post by Phil M0DNY » Tue May 15, 2018 8:59 am

28th June 2018 is almost definitely CRS-15 (SpaceX Dragon launch for ISS resupply) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpaceX_CRS-15

EDITED: Removed additional Es'hail-2 speculation as per DB2OS request.

Phil M0DNY

G1BVI
Posts: 70
Joined: Wed Aug 02, 2017 7:32 am

Re: Launch postponed to 2018

Post by G1BVI » Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:09 pm

Its now on the list so could be an August Launch.......

Post Reply

Return to “Es’hail-2 - DATV Transponder”