Orbital Satellite HRPT Image Reception

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Re: Orbital Satellite HRPT Image Reception

Postby RSP2user » Sun May 27, 2018 12:37 am

An additional post of interest is the HRIT and LRIT Low-Cost System: viewtopic.php?f=5&t=3262

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Re: Orbital Satellite HRPT Image Reception

Postby RSP2user » Sun May 27, 2018 10:18 pm

In case anyone was wondering how well the NooElec SAWBird GOES LNA/Filter combined with the Premiertek 1m grid antenna described in the HRIT and LRIT Low-Cost System ( viewtopic.php?f=5&t=3262 ) works for HRPT, here is an initial test showing the signal level from a NOAA 18 pass as well as a manually-tracked image showing subtropical storm Alberto from NOAA 19 with a 31 degree maximum altitude pass. WIth optimized antenna tracking, results are expected to be better.

Noaa 18 NooElec SAWBird LNA and 1m PremierTek Grid.JPG
Noaa 18 NooElec SAWBird LNA and 1m PremierTek Grid.JPG (162.47 KiB) Viewed 828 times


NOAA_19_HRPT_20180527_211230 LR v2.jpg
NOAA_19_HRPT_20180527_211230 LR v2.jpg (206.57 KiB) Viewed 828 times

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Re: Orbital Satellite HRPT Image Reception

Postby RSP2user » Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:09 pm

Better 60 degree maximum altitude hand tracked NOAA 19 HRPT pass using the Premiertek ANT-GRID-24DBI antenna and the NooElec SAWBird GOES LNA.
NOAA_19_HRPT_20180602_214244-rgb-corrected v2.JPG
NOAA_19_HRPT_20180602_214244-rgb-corrected v2.JPG (184.06 KiB) Viewed 782 times

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