Monthly Archives: February 2017

NOAA Satellites Pt 4

The very first composite image I made of the satellite passes on 20 Feb 2017 between 6:30 and 8:30 am.

Felt like adding even more complexity to my NOAA satellite system: Composite images.

At the moment I’m just putting the following code into my render computer:

wxproj -p cylindrical /tmp/$image /tmp/$proj

And then manually aligning everything in GIMP with moderate success.

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Flex 3000

Fleeeex!

Wooooo!

So I’ve been putting off this post for a bit just because I don’t have a lot to say. My birthday is on the 8th of February and it just so happened this was listed on the club buy&sell on the 5th of February. As I was looking at buying an IC-7300 or TS-590SG in the near future, getting a fully featured 100W SDR for significantly less was just too good an opportunity to give up.

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