Good news to report. At 1730 UTC 2 Oct at 44 deg 4.67’ N - - 15 deg 15.04’ E off the coast of Zadar, Croatia, on a course of 127 deg (true) at 9.5 knots, strong SNRs of 2-3 db with packets downloading and Sig State of 3 were achieved on Alphasat 25 deg E under an overcast sky. Sea state was calm.
As the coarse of the ship changed, I had to readjust the antenna. With the antenna’s 40 degree beam width, adjustments were not supper critical, and were easy to manage. Ken