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Beginners Guide To Satellites (Part Four)

Working The Satellites Over the last three articles, we’ve taken a look at the types of satellites, how to track them and what frequencies to use, and finally the minimum equipment required. In this part, we’ll get to accessing an FM satellite and working some stations. If you’ve not already listened to a couple of passes before transmitting, can I recommend that you do so?… Read More »Beginners Guide To Satellites (Part Four)

Beginners Guide To Satellites (Part Three)

Equipment One of the surprises about working the satellites is just how accessible they can be. If you have visions of top-end radios, masthead pre-amps, rotators that can control azimuth and elevation, and quad Yagi arrays, then forget all that. That gear would be lovely (and is possibly required for moonbounce – or EME – working) but is not needed to get started. Radio You… Read More »Beginners Guide To Satellites (Part Three)