vk4tec at tech-software.net
Sun Jan 2 09:26:46 PST 2011
>I have been doing some reading up on a system that might interest people
> ARGOS is fitted to most polar orbiting weather satellites
> This is used to pick up beacons on 401 MHz. Fixed to animals, buoys etc.
> The early generation of ARGOS systems were doppler RX only. (1 / 2)
> NOAA 19 is the first polar bird to be fitted with the new 465 MHz TX
> funtion.(ARGOS 3)
> What this does is sends empheris data and also polls ground beacons, hence
> saving on TX when no satellite is around.
> METEOP is also fitted with the same system
> - Andrew VK4TEC -
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