Mobile OUTERNET? Check this YouTube: OUTERNET Receiver/Satellite Tracker

YouTube: OUTERNET Receiver/Satellite tracker
It looks like it would work well in a mobile environment. He shares his Arduino code on GitHub. Follow the More link on the YouTube. Give this guy a thumbs up.

–Konrad WA4OSH

I remember the first time I saw this. I smiled even more this time. I’ve seen maritime antennas like this that cost $20,000.

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Like the ones mounted in waste-paper-basket plastic domes like these? LOL

Yeah, there are a few different types.

Our air gap antenna is RHCP. If you are reflecting off a dish, would you need a LHCP pickup?


So I’ve been told. We’ve never tried for extreme gain, so I don’t have first-hand knowledge about this.

Correct about reflecting off a dish. I wonder if it’s just a matter of attaching the feed line at the opposite end of the brass looking plate?

In the air gap antenna, the notches in the brass part give it the RHCP. I will have to study what’s needed to reverse the polarization for LHCP.