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RE: Re: 3m dish applications



Where can you get the "appropriate" software?  As an owner of both a SkyStar 
II card (for cband.net) and two Broadlogic 2030 DVP/IP cards, I'm very 
interested.

Is there a website somewhere detailing this?

Fred W0FMS



>From: "James Sharp" <jsharp@psychoses.org>
>To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: 3m dish applications Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2004 
>00:01:15 -0400 (EDT)
>
>NOAA is switching their NOAAPORT signal from a synchronous serial
>datastream to a DVB-S IP over satellite stream.  With an LNB, a DVB
>receiver (card or standalone unit), and the appropriate software you can
>get near-realtime datafeeds from NEXRAD satellite stations, the GOES
>downlinks, a realtime stream of forecasts and NOAA weather
>warnings/watches.
>
>I picked it up with a 3m BUD and the C-Band LNB that was on the dish for
>TVRO use.
>
>
> >With 3m dishes following me home every few months from
> >someone's abandoned back  yard, I wonder what to do with
> >one now that AO-40 is not currently on the air?
> >
> >All I know of are:
> >
> >1)  NASA Select TV
> >2) TVRO sound channel for Houston AMSAT net
> >3)  FLEETsat on military UHF (all encrypted so nothing to hear)
> >4)  Pointing to south to hear pings from ISS passing through the Space
> >Surveillance fence on 216.98 MHz
> >5) the 468 MHz timing signal from GOES satellites (E & W)
> >
> >Anything else worth playing with?
> >
> >Bob
>
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