4U100QO QO-100 Activity

UNITED NATIONS ARCDXC Club 4U100QO activity on Es’hail-2 / QO-100 Satellite.

Date: Jan 01 – Dec 31. 2023
Operated by 4U1A Club.  NOTE: QSL Manager for 4U100QO is M0URX Tim – QSL Policy | OQRS , Clublog , LoTW |

The geostationary satellite Es’hail-2 carrying amateur radio transponders launched from Kennedy Space Center at 20:46 GMT on Thursday, November 15, 2018 and is now in a geostationary orbit at 25.9° East. These are the first amateur radio transponders to be put into geostationary orbit and they are expected to link radio amateurs from Brazil to Thailand. Es’hail-2 carries 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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Tim Beaumont