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Author Topic: 1680 MHz radiosonde reception  (Read 5486 times)

Offline w5cdt

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1680 MHz radiosonde reception
« on: April 27, 2013, 1338 UTC »
First time receiving a Mark IIa Microsonde from KHYI airport.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgVBaHPxfg4

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Re: 1680 MHz radiosonde reception
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2013, 2030 UTC »
My 950-2050 MHz satellite amplifier arrived today. I did some quick tests with it, and it substantially improved reception of 800 and 900 MHz signals.

Unfortunately the CUSF Landing Predictor http://habhub.org/predict/ is not showing any radiosondes coming over my location for the next few days.

Chris Smolinski
Westminster, MD
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