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LATEST: Brian Flynn GM8BJF reports that he has worked PY2GN near Sao Paolo in Brazil at GG56tv.

Feb 2019 - Brian Flynn GM8BJF reports that he is now QRV on the satellite and has worked / ragchewed with G8BKE and has heard GM3SBC and GM0ONN, noting that "on the whole, the satellite is not too busy". Alan GM3PSP has heard Brian via the BATC Goonhilly site, working OH1ZAA, GM0ONN & PA3FYM.

John Cooke GM8OTI is now also able to receive the geostationary satellite Es'hail-2, now called Quatar OSCAR-100, using simple equipment as demonstrated by Brian Flynn GM8BJF in his recent LRS talk on 23rd January - see below. 

GM8OTI's screenshot of what is believed to be test transmission of broadband digital TV signal.

Click for John's Reception Report with photos.

Click for John's Narrowband Report: with photos

Click for BATC Narrowband transponder now open

Click for BATC Goonhilly Narrowband WebSDR with live sound

Narrowband display showing several beacons and active stations, from BATC Goonhilly link above.