Polish radio amateurs two million km record

ARTSAT2:DESPATCH received at 2,316,759 km December 8, 2014

ARTSAT2:DESPATCH was received at 2,316,759 km on December 8, 2014

On December 8, 2014 Michal Zawada SQ5KTM reported – We have made a new record! Now we are listening [to] ARTSAT2:DESPATCH from deep space distance 2,316,759 km = 7.7 light seconds away!  Our great crew: SP5ULN [Piotr], SP5MG [Piotr], SQ5RWU [Lukasz], SQ5KTM [Michal], SQ7GMO [Arek], SQ5AAG [Jacek], Sebastian P. and PIAP Team http://www.piap.eu/

On December  6 the group received ARTSAT2:DESPATCH at 1,502,851 km

On December 6 the group received ARTSAT2:DESPATCH at 1,502,851 km

On December 7 the same group of radio amateurs also received the 437.385 MHz amateur radio signal from the Shin’en2 spacecraft at a distance of 1,511,246 km.

Shin’en2 437.385 MHz http://www.shin-en2.jp/index_E.html

ARTSAT2:DESPATCH 437.325 MHz CW
Web http://despatch.artsat.jp/en/Main_Page
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/artsat
Twitter https://twitter.com/DESPATCH_ARTSAT

DESPATCH reception reports are summarized at:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1WP-FzXHe8axAzNy44SGbKpJqIRKWHAcIP9vXnaHMb6g/edit#gid=0
http://despatch.artsat.jp/en/Cooperative_Data_Reconstruction

Ham radio spacecraft launched into deep space
https://amsat-uk.org/2014/12/03/ham-radio-spacecraft-launched-into-deep-space/

Shin'en2 on left - ARTSAT2:DESPATCH on right

Shin’en2 on left – ARTSAT2:DESPATCH on right