New project for my DC?

While waiting for Outernet contents to get back on track I might try to put my Dreamcatcher into use for some other project. Any suggestions?

I was thinking of maybe have a try at STD-C EGC?

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I’ve looked at the same thing…

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super keen on this, done a bit of research, reading mainly, about Inmarsat AOR, IOR and POR L-band beams and on-board terminals used on ships.
Would be really nice carring a second DC (or PI+SDRx) dedicated to STD-C EGC…!
Unfortunately I can’t contribute much, I’m many things but no programmer.
lm

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Great idea.

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Here is some information on how to decode STD-C EGC messages:

All the software I have seen is primarily windows with some java as “possible” support under linux and fee based…

Anyone see any open source options?

Chris

Not yet, but I’m still looking :wink:

Looks like techmanoid will run in linux not sure about ARM but shouldn’t be a problem with java. I’m more concerned about being headless and configurable via a config file…

I’ve emailed the developer waiting on a response…

You could install lxde and vnc to configure via GUI

WSPR and ADS-B can be tempting too:
https://docs.outernet.is/

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I have a full-time ads-b running on another dc here and one at a remote site… Its a very clean package for that… they feed via tcpip to a virtual radar server setup…

Definitely a perfect application if you don’t have one running already… i’d even say the DC looks and runs like a purpose build appliance for it…

Chris

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Go here first, if you haven’t done so yet. This where I started.

http://www.uhf-satcom.com/lband/

One thing will lead to another. Decoding of STD-C EGC will not be handed to you freely. (It is free, but you can pay and be a dummy) You have to be a Google detective. I was & successful. When I downloaded a couple years ago, the site said something like “This site has a big virus, leave now”! Just continue. But your PC may have to be fiddled with, security wise. No more questions please,