Es'hail-2 is a Broadcast Transponder Satellite owned by the Es'hailSat Qatar Satellite Company, currently en route to Geostationary orbit at 25.9° E.
The first geostationary amateur radio transponder (P4-A) on Es'hail-2 is a joint project between the Qatar Satellite Company (Es'hailSat), the Qatar Amateur Radio Society (QARS) and AMSAT Deutschland (AMSAT-DL), which provided the technical lead.
More information on the project can be found at AMSAT-DL Phase 4-ACurrent Orbital Position: (TLE Epoch: )
In co-operation with AMSAT Deutschland, the British Amateur Television Club will be operating a WebSDR for the narrowband segment, and a Spectrum Viewer for the wideband (DATV) segment.
Goonhilly Earth Station is supporting the project, providing hosting for the Ground Station facility at their world-famous site in Cornwall, UK.