Re: Hotbird reception at sea?


Robert Moore
 

Unless you are good at applying calculus in spherical geometry do not try to
build a system at home!
Robert


Quoting Peter Benney <tugboat@gotadsl.co.uk>:


How do ships at sea pick up geostationary satellites, particularly
satellites like Hotbird needing alignment to within a degree?
David,

For HRPT/CHRPT and Meteosat/GOES

http://www.dartcom.co.uk/products/hrpt_chrpt/system_options/13m_active_stabilised/index.html

For satellite TV, one of a few for smaller vessels;-

http://www.simrad.com/PDF_Library/Simrad_sat_tv_spec.pdf

Many more systems for the larger cruise ships.

Peter







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