ESS 2021 Programme


Using Ham Radio geostationary satellite technology within public services. NHS England case study.

07 Sep 2021
The Emerging Technologies Theatre
The Emerging Technologies Theatre
Qatar OSCAR 100 is the first geostationary satellite with a Ham (amateur) Radio transponder on-board. On Thursday 15th July 2021, NHS England used the satellite as part of a public health global summit. This was done from the Radio Society of Great Britain’s National Radio Centre at Bletchley Park.
Paul Devlin, Improvement Manager - NHS England & NHS Improvement