It is understandable that amateur radio operators in North America are
disappointed that they cannot experience the fun of using QO100.
However, although the footprint charts that have been published show
that it is not possible, there have been good reports recently about the
successful QO-100 expedition in Indonesia. In particular YC1HVZ/P
successfully operated through the QO100 narrow band transponder from
OI42DE at -1.2 degrees elevation!
73 Trevor M5AKA