Though we are fond of traditions our designs and technology continue to push the outside of the envelope. Virginia Tech provided a VGA camera which is the same as AO but will provide images at a higher x resolution. A perennial favorite, Getting Started is updated every year with the latest amateur satellite information, and is the premier primer of satellite operation. See our shop pages. Cookies on this site are used to personalize content and ads, to provide social networking features and analyze traffic. Very often, the FM satellites are the easiest to receive. Select a satellite for which you have a suitable receiver.
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Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Once you are confident at doing this, move onto receiving signals from other amateur stations which are being retransmitted by the satellite. Very often, the FM satellites are the easiest to receive. If you are trying to receive a particular satellite, you may like to visit http: Though we are fond of traditions our designs and technology continue to push the outside of the envelope. The page book is presented in PDF format, in full color, and covers all aspects of making your first contacts on a ham radio satellite. You do not need generally need antennas which are adjustable in elevation although for very best results, they are desirable.