Category: SAT

Testing settings and antennas to receive NOAA weather satellite images

Everyday multiple NOAA weather satellites pass above you. Each NOAA weather satellite broadcasts an Automatic Picture Transmission (APT) signal, which contains a live weather image of your area. In this video I am testing some settings and antennas as NOAA weather satellites pass above Europe. SUBSCRIBE TO MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL to get notified about every new video uploaded or […]

Live streaming from Space Colloquium this weekend

Thanks to volunteers from the British Amateur Television Club (BATC) the talks given at this weekend’s AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium at Milton Keynes will be streamed live to a global audience This year the Colloquium is taking place as part of the RSGB Convention at the Kents Hill Park Conference Centre, Timbold Drive, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BZ […]

Juno Spacecraft Listens for a Greeting From Earth

As NASA’s Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft swung past Earth on Oct. 9, 2013, amateur radio operators around the world sent a Morse Code “HI” to the spacecraft. Would Juno hear their call? During its close flyby of Earth, NASA’s Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft listened for a communication from amateur radio operators transmitting from locations around the world. […]

ISS SSTV on Baofeng handheld

The Chertsey Radio Club demonstrated that you can receive pictures from Space using just a Baofeng VHF handheld radio and a Lynx-7 Tablet. On Monday, August 15, 2016 radio amateurs from India to Brazil successfully copied Slow Scan Television images transmitted on 145.800 MHz FM from the Russian amateur radio station located in the ISS Service […]

USAF wants to improve HF communications

New Scientist magazine reports the US Air Force is working on plans to improve HF radio propagation by releasing ionised gas in the upper atmosphere using a fleet of micro satellites As well as increasing the range of radio signals, the USAF says it wants to smooth out the effects of solar winds, which can […]

SpaceX to attempt another rocket landing

Space.com report that SpaceX will attempt another rocket landing during the launch of a commercial communications satellite early Sunday morning (Aug. 14), and you can watch all the dramatic action live. SpaceX’s two-stage Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to launch the JCSAT-16 satellite at 1:26 a.m. EDT (0526 GMT) Sunday from Cape Canaveral Air Force […]