Weather satellites

General questions on scanning from 30 to 3000Mhz. Not sure what you can receive in your area? Here's the place to ask!

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Weather satellites

Post by vk6hgr » Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:58 am

I've built a turnstile antenna using parts easily obtained from Bunnings (aluminium tube, PVC pipe, etc) to receive amateur radio satellites and the ISS. Not a lot of luck with the amateur radio side of things yet, but I'm getting some impressive pictures from the old NOAA analogue weather satellites. Receiver is a USB TV tuner.

Anyone else receiving WX or other satellites with a RTL SDR?

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Re: Weather satellites

Post by roland985 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:26 pm

I got some scratchy images a a while ago with an RTL-SDR with a 2.4Ghz wifi Yagi antenna.

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