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The Federation of Binary Robots had a message, but their binary to English programme malfunctioned. Can you decipher it?

2BQLH30DYS0JFZCL1SVNVZDZ2SSAESALJXIZN8WE2A86HSLCZNHP18VBTE47TE2K7ETKJ4S6XNLLCQ0XS2FK142X8GVW8H69G8VFLZQ5RN2SHHDZBWMQDFVYNNGK3I5PS3DL4WW7CD

Hint:

Start with two binary zeros

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YAY! A BANANA! TIME TO EAT!

Firstly we note that...

The transmission appears to be in base 36. Converting to binary and prepending two zeros gives 0010110100101110001011010010110100100000001011100010110100100000001011010010111000101101001011010010000000101101001011100010110100101110001011010010110100100000001011110010000000101110001011010010000000101111001000000010110100101110001011100010111000100000001011100010110100100000001011010010111000100000001011100010110100100000001011010010111000100000001011100010110100100000001011010010111000101101001011100010110100101101001000000010111100100000001011010010000000101110001011100010000000101101001011010010000000101110001000000010111100100000001011010010000000101101001011010010110100100000001011110010000000101110001000000010111000101101001000000010110100100000001011010010111000101101001011100010110100101101

We then see that

The bits naturally divide up into 89 groups of 8 with the only groups being 001011101, 00101110, 00100000 and 00101111.

... which correspond to

The ASCII characters - . and / giving the string -.-- .- -.-- -.-.-- / .- / -... .- -. .- -. .- -.-.-- / - .. -- . / - --- / . .- - -.-.--

... which is clearly

Morse code which translates into YAY! A BANANA! TIME TO EAT!

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