Items have been sold.
for the past month+ I have been upgrading my
weather satellite station. Previously I have used an Icom
PCR-1000 to receive the NOAA polar orbiting satellites at 137
MHz (NOAAs 15, 18, and 19) and copy their APT format weather
Recently I have begun using an SDR-based receiver to receive not only them, but also the
Russian Meteor satellites, also at 137 MHz, ( Meteor M2 and
Meteor M2-2) which provide even more interesting imagery. It's
like the difference between analog TV and HD.
And a few weeks ago I graduated to copying imagery from the
geostationary GOES-16 satellite at 1.7 GHz which has been
Along the way I have accumulated some extra
pieces that are now surplus to my needs. In fact, I have
enough that if you add your own SDR receiver, a simple antenna
for 137 MHz, some software, and some coax and a few adapters,
you can be "on the air" with a working station.
SO I offer the following package:
Hanatek 24 dB grid dish optimized for use at
1.7 GHz and elevation preset for GOES-16 ($60 new)
DownEast Microwave VHFLNACK built and tested at
137 MHz ($55 new)
NooElec SawBird+ preamp for 1.7 GHz ($40 new)
Asking $75 for the package.
Please contact me at w1icw at myfairpoint dot
P.S. I would also be available to do this as a
presentation for a club meeting.
73, Bob W1ICW
Some people bring happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.