WX Satellite

 = Updated Sep.-11-2005

Meteosat-7 direct disseminatation services will terminate on
1Febuary 2006

WXSat V2.59 now available (also in  German)  

General info about RQHA, but now  also Technical Notes of theRQHA's pdf download.(dutch workgroup KUNSTMANEN)

Orbitron Satellite tracking system for radio amteur and observing puposes It's also used by weather professionals, satellite communication users, astronomers, UFO hobbyist and even astrologers. Application shows the  positions of satellites at any given moment (in real or simulated time). It's FREE (Cardware) and it's probably one of the easiest and most powerful satellite trackers, according to opinions of thousands of users from all over the world.

J-Track from NASA.
  The tracking system calculates an approximate location for a list of satellites.

Ron Grahamīs137 Mhz Turnstile WXSat Antenna Design

Paul Hayes
QFH diy Guide

Satellite  Antennas
Hints and Kinks

The Lindenblad: The Ultimate  Satellite Omni

 The "
Eggbeater" Antenna

W3KH Quadrifilar Helix Antenna  (QHA)

PA0ROJ Quadrifilar Helix Antenna

Børre Ludvigsen
QFH  APT Antenna

Tall Narrow
Quadrifilar Helix Antenna (plus more info and a testimonial)

AF9Y Stacked QHA Array Quadrifilar Helix Antenna

Antenna Research (quadrifilar  and others)

A new free Windows satellite tracker programm called SatScape is now available. Satscape a specialised program that predicts where satellites are at the moment. You have also a World view, Horizon views, tabular list and a keppler update via your Internet connection.

An interesting and simple Satellite Tracker called LE SATELLITE FRANCAIS (LSF)

 Radek Vaclavik OK2XDX has developed a very small  receiver for Meteosat. He has published it on the QSL  Net

WX-Satellite FAQ from Tom Glembocki

Radek Vaclavik OK2XDX has developed a very simple downconverter for Meteosat . He has published it on the QSL  Net from here you can download also some Meteosat  WAV files.

 137 MHz Turnstile Antenna Design

Les Hamilton, UK has launched a new Satellite tracking program called Footprint.
Footprint is program which displays the positions of an orbiting satellite and its footprint on a map of the Earth, updating its position and footprint every minute.
The program  can also provide reference tables of relevant ephemeris, A.O.S. and keplerian element data.
The program reads satellites' orbital elements from keplerian element files in standard NASA 2-line format, specifically  filtering out only those satellites belonging to the following classes :
NOAA, USA; Meteor Okean and Resurs, Russia; Sich,  Ukraine.
Download your copy of Footprint from
Les  HamiltonWeather Satellite Image Pages, free  software and using WXSat.

Remote Sensing The Online Guides

Meteorology The Online Guides

Reading Weather Maps The Online Guides

Satellite Coverages and Orbits

Meteosat News from EUMETSAT

The new Meteosat Dissemination Schedule Link now at www.eumetsat.de/en/area3/topic4.htm The schedule name has been changed and maybe changed again in the future. (Source Benedict Lam Hang, Eumetsat)

 Weather Satellite Receiver Kit Harifax (Germany)

On May 05 1998 I have received the first APT Image from Meteosat 7, it was disseminated via Meteosat 6 channel 1 at 0823 UTC.
I have decoded this Image with
JVComm32 and EasyDSP. For download go to Weekly Picture.

GOMS-N1 WEFAX schedule channel #1 on 1691  MHz

METEOSAT Images from the University of  Nottingham

Weather for you

Weather  Satellite Menu from Wyzcom.

WinOrbit Satellite Tracking is a free software package for  Windows 3.1 or later. Download the programm from the WinOrbit Home Page

Audio filter for WXSat from Salvador Esteban EB3NC

Preamp for 137 MHz

Timewave WEFAX 256

Hamtronics R139 Weather Fax Receiver 137  MHz

Systems West Satellite receiving systems.

Introduction to Chinese Polar-Orbiting Meteorological Satellite.

Building a totally Inexpensive Portable  APT Station.

CHIPS the Copenhagen low cost image processing system for Windows 95/NT

RIG The Remote Imaging Home Page.

Latest WXSAT Keplerian Elements from CELESTRAK

SPUTNIK Home Page.

Les Hamilton Weather Satellite Image  Pages.

SMIS Home Page.

Tutorialson basics of Satellite Remote Sensing.

Receiver kit for Weather Satīs.

NOAA-J brochure

NOAA Wefax information page

Setup for Polar orbiting and Geostationary Weather Satellite Reception (9K).

Satellite  Tracking Programs

Satellite Imagery FAQ

Glossary of terms

General  Information about Weather Satellites

Summary  of Russian METEOR Satellite activity

Hereīs what the Meteosat sounds like (WAV-28K)

Acces to Meteosat image by U.S. Users

Two-Line Orbital Elements: Whatīs in it ?

WEFAX Binary Coded Header: Whatīs in it ?

Polar Recorder schedules: Whatīs in it ?

GOES-9 WEFAX schedule

GOES-8 East WEFAX schedule

Tutorial on 3D rendering of cloud imagery

Bearcat 210 Scanner modification for Weather Satellites

PA0ROJ Quadrifilar antenna

W3KH Quadrifilar Helix antenna

Satellite antennas

UCAR tutorial on satellite orbits and coverage

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