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After "nearly 11 months of preparation work", construction of a ground control station started on Sept 9.
Source in Chinese: http://www.crcc12iec.com/newsnw.asp?id=703
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Re: Alcomsat-1, CZ-3B, XSLC, 2017
« Reply #1 on: 10/26/2015 07:52 PM »
Document filed to ITU.

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Re: Alcomsat-1, CZ-3B, XSLC, 2017
« Reply #2 on: 10/27/2015 05:07 PM »
Apparently the main ground station is outside Algiers, the standby station in Medea province and a third station in Blida province
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Re: Alcomsat-1, CZ-3B, XSLC, 2017
« Reply #3 on: 09/25/2016 12:33 PM »
A CCTV 13 broadcast showing a DFH-4 satellite during antenna test identified as "ALCOM" dated April 13, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W07_tcRGqdM&feature=youtu.be&t=568
(from  http://tv.cctv.com/2016/04/24/VIDEDWKhmNzBSP3pgULgnDtr160424.shtml )

Some unofficial Alcomsat-1 payload details given here
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Re: Alcomsat-1, CZ-3B, XSLC, NLT end June 2017
« Reply #4 on: 09/29/2016 07:32 PM »
According to the Algerian Space Agency DG Alcomsat-1 will be launched "before end June 2017"
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Re: Alcomsat-1, CZ-3B, XSLC, end June 2017
« Reply #5 on: 11/11/2016 06:41 PM »

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Re: Alcomsat-1, CZ-3B, XSLC, NLT end 2017
« Reply #6 on: 04/06/2017 07:34 PM »

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Re: Alcomsat-1 - CZ-3B/G2 - XSLC - December 11, 2017
« Reply #8 on: 11/08/2017 02:41 AM »
Apparently the satellite didn't arrive at Xichang until yesterday.
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Re: Alcomsat-1 - CZ-3B/G2 - XSLC - December 11, 2017
« Reply #9 on: 11/28/2017 06:45 PM »
Apparently the satellite didn't arrive at Xichang until yesterday.

Can the satellite be prepared in time for a December 11 launch date?
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Re: Alcomsat-1 - CZ-3B/G2 - XSLC - December 11, 2017
« Reply #10 on: 12/07/2017 12:05 PM »
No news from Xichang?

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Re: Alcomsat-1 - CZ-3B/G2 - XSLC - December 11, 2017
« Reply #11 on: 12/07/2017 06:56 PM »
Trusting on the automatic Google translation from 9ifly Chinese space forum, launch will take place around 1641UTC on December 10 (?)

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Re: Alcomsat-1 - CZ-3B/G2 - XSLC - December 11, 2017
« Reply #12 on: 12/07/2017 08:19 PM »
Trusting on the automatic Google translation from 9ifly Chinese space forum, launch will take place around 1641UTC on December 10 (?)

These are unfortunately only uneducated guesses.
However, are there no signs from the French/Arabian media in Algeria?
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Re: Alcomsat-1 - CZ-3B/G2 - XSLC - December 11, 2017
« Reply #13 on: 12/07/2017 10:18 PM »
Trusting on the automatic Google translation from 9ifly Chinese space forum, launch will take place around 1641UTC on December 10 (?)

These are unfortunately only uneducated guesses.
However, are there no signs from the French/Arabian media in Algeria?

No, nothing yet.

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Re: Alcomsat-1 - CZ-3B/G2 - XSLC - December 11, 2017
« Reply #14 on: 12/08/2017 11:33 AM »
Trusting on pictures posted on soaceflightfans.cn, there is a launcher at LC2 launch complex, so its possible that the launch is on schedule. Still, we are waiting for the NOTAM's for this launch.

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Re: Alcomsat-1 - CZ-3B/G2 - XSLC - December 11, 2017
« Reply #15 on: 12/08/2017 01:24 PM »
...and the launch time is now confirmed.

A3707/17 NOTAMN
Q) ZPKM/QRTCA/IV/BO/W/000/999/2719N10808E026
A) ZPKM B) 1712101626 C) 1712101734
E) A TEMPORARY RESTRICTED AREA ESTABLISHED BOUNDED
BY:N272159E1083650-N273125E1074313-N271528E1073946-N270603E1083315
BACK TO START. VERTICAL LIMITS:GND-UNL.
F) GND G) UNL

A3708/17 NOTAMN
Q) ZXXX/QRTCA/IV/BO/W/000/999/2604N11413E016
A) ZSHA ZGZU B) 1712101627 C) 1712101744
E) A TEMPORARY RESTRICTED AREA ESTABLISHED BOUNDED BY:
N260808E1142921-N261444E1140013-N255857E1135553-N255223E1142456
BACK TO START. VERTICAL LIMITS: GND-UNL.
F) GND G) UNL
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Re: Alcomsat-1 - CZ-3B/G2 - XSLC - December 11, 2017
« Reply #16 on: 12/08/2017 04:02 PM »
Trusting on pictures posted on spaceflightfans.cn, there is a launcher at LC2 launch complex, so its possible that the launch is on schedule. Still, we are waiting for the NOTAM's for this launch.

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For those who prefer the usual format for NOTAMs here there are (resp. for boosters and fairing debris)

A3707/17 -  A TEMPORARY RESTRICTED AREA ESTABLISHED BOUNDED BY:N272159E1083650-N273125E1074313-N271528E1073946-N270603E1083315 BACK TO START. VERTICAL LIMITS:GND-UNL. GND - UNL, 10 DEC 16:26 2017 UNTIL 10 DEC 17:34 2017. CREATED: 08 DEC 13:43 2017

A3708/17
-  A TEMPORARY RESTRICTED AREA ESTABLISHED BOUNDED BY: N260808E1142921-N261444E1140013-N255857E1135553-N255223E1142456 BACK TO START. VERTICAL LIMITS: GND-UNL. GND - UNL, 10 DEC 16:27 2017 UNTIL 10 DEC 17:44 2017. CREATED: 08 DEC 13:45 2017
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According to an unidentified source at ASAL (Algerian space agency), launch is imminent..
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