Amateur Weather Station

NOAA weather satellite image reception

( Loc- Long: 90° 29.519′E Lat: 23° 42.440′N )

Instruments:

Receiver:

VHF 2 meter band Transceiver

Antenna:

Lindenblad for 137MHz
Quadrifilar Helix for 137MHz

Satellite Tracking Software:

The best satellite tracking software is wxtrack. It can be downloaded from here:

http://www.satsignal.eu/software/wxtrack.htm

Weather Satellites Automatic Picture Transmitting frequency (VHF):

 NOAA15: 137.6200 MHz

NOAA18: 137.9125 MHz

NOAA19: 137.1000 MHz

Received signal:

The received NOAA weather satellite signal sounds like this:

NOAA Weather signal sound

Decoding the signal:

The best decoding software is wxtoimg. It can be downloaded from this site:

http://www.wxtoimg.com/downloads/

Decoded images:

noaa15_18nov10_4_20lmt

From: NOAA15

Instruments: Kenwood 2 meter band VHF receiver, Lindenblad Antenna

Regions: Bangladesh (at the middle,”+”is station position), East part of India (Left), Nepal (upper left), Bhutan (right side of nepal)


NOAA 15 on 26 Nov 2010 at 10:33:54 GMT

Image Received from: Weather Satellite NOAA 15 at 137.620 MHz

NOAA 15 on 12 Dec 2010 at 10:47:15 GMT

Image Received from: Weather Satellite NOAA 15 at 137.620 MHz

NOAA 15 on 17 Dec 2010 at 10:28:21 GMT

More Decoded weather images

12November 2011

From NOAA 19:

From NOAA 18:

11 November 2011

From NOAA 19

From NOAA 18:

10 November 2011

From NOAA 19

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