[amsat-bb] New Outernet L-Band service...

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Fri Oct 14 01:36:02 UTC 2016

Mac Software  ?

> On 14 Oct. 2016, at 11:34 am, Dave Hartzell <hartzell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just noticed today that recently the Outernet satellite information
> service just switched from K-band to L-band.
> This allows for a much smaller patch antenna to receive the signal from
> Inmarsat, but at a lower bit rate (20 MB/day).
> This is a free service, and can be received with low-cost hardware:
> Raspberry Pi 3, RTL-SDR, LNA, and patch antenna.  All available from
> Amazon.
> Apparently APRS is being rebroadcast, as well as weather satellite
> information.
> 73
> Dave
> ad0qe
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