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Offline shadypyro

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Re: CIS Cosmos sat
« Reply #15 on: December 28, 2018, 2235 UTC »
Would i be able to get Cosmos frequencies with my bearcat scanner, or do i need a vertical antenna to pick it up?

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Re: CIS Cosmos sat
« Reply #16 on: December 29, 2018, 0027 UTC »
Lol when they're around you'll have a hard time keeping them out of your scanner no matter what orientation. I suspect they're best received with circular polarisation, but anything will do.

Here's some bits on decoding them;
https://www.rtl-sdr.com/decoding-russian-parus-cosmos-navigation-satellites-rtl-sdr/
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Re: CIS Cosmos sat
« Reply #17 on: December 29, 2018, 0409 UTC »
Lol when they're around you'll have a hard time keeping them out of your scanner no matter what orientation. I suspect they're best received with circular polarisation, but anything will do.
I will see what I can do.
Here's some bits on decoding them;
https://www.rtl-sdr.com/decoding-russian-parus-cosmos-navigation-satellites-rtl-sdr/
Tecsun PL-380, Sangean ANT-60 Portable Shortwave Antenna.