Spain’s national amateur radio society URE reports that amateurs will be allowed to use 2,400.050 to 2,409.500 MHz for QO-100 (Es’hail-2) geostationary satellite contacts until Dec 26, 2020.
A translation of the URE post says:
At the request of the Spanish Amateur Radio Union (URE), last March the Secretary of State for Digital Advance authorized until September 26, 2019 under certain conditions and on a temporary and experimental basis the realization of emissions from the amateur service in the frequency band 2400,050 to 2409,500 MHz.
The URE has again requested the Secretary of State for Digital Advance the extension of the aforementioned administrative authorization for a period of one year.
On September 26, the Resolution of the Secretary of State for Digital Advance is approved by the resolution Authorize until December 26, 2020 to the holders of amateur radio authorizations, the realization of emissions from the amateur service in the frequency band 2,400,050 to 2,409,500 MHz., With a maximum eirp of 1500 watts and using directive antennas with a gain not less than 22.5 dBi, from authorized amateur radio stations located anywhere in the national territory to the QO-100 satellite located in the 25.9ºE orbital position of the geostationary orbit.
To see the resolution of the Secretary of State for Digital Advance
Source URE https://tinyurl.com/SpainURE
Listen online to QO-100 narrow band 10 GHz downlink with the AMSAT-UK/BATC Goonhilly WebSDR
QO-100 information https://amsat-uk.org/satellites/geo/eshail-2/
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