[amsat-bb] New Outernet L-Band service...
hartzell at gmail.com
Fri Oct 14 02:02:10 UTC 2016
Instead of a Raspberry Pi, you can try the Virtual Machines, but dig in to
the above to get started.
On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 7:52 PM, Andrew Rich <vk4tec at tech-software.net>
> Can u tell me what to do please
> I am new
> On 14 Oct. 2016, at 11:47 am, Dave Hartzell <hartzell at gmail.com> wrote:
> They provide a VM that seems to work on the Mac, I just booted it, and it
> found the RTL_SDR dongle...
> On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 7:36 PM, Andrew Rich <vk4tec at tech-software.net>
>> 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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