EngineerIT magazine reports on the quest by radio amateurs to get transponders on geostationary satellites.
The article quotes President of AMSAT DL, Peter Gülzow DB2OS, and describes the transponders planned for the Es’Hail-2 satellite, expected to be launched in the 3rd quarter of 2017 into a geostationary orbit at 26 degrees East.
Also mentioned is a project to build a transponder for a US satellite which could be in a geosynchronous orbit around 74 degrees West.
Read the EngineerIT article at
What is a Geosynchronous orbit ? https://amsat-uk.org/satellites/geosynchronous/
AMSAT Phase 4 Update for Palomar Amateur Radio Club November 4, 2015