Celesta received and decoded

#Celesta received over Stockholm 2022-07-26 and one packet uploaded to #satnogs

Used hardware and software:

  • RX at 436.500 MHz Wide FM BW 8 kHz
  • 2 x 13 el LFA X-Yagi (InnovAntenna) horisontal polarization worked best
  • AlfaSpid RAS az/el rotor
  • LNA Mini-70 from SHF Elektronik
  • LMR-400 coax
  • Airspy Mini SDR
  • SDR-Console v3 with doppler correction of downlink and satellite tracking, rotor control
  • PstRotator for rotor control interface between SDR-Console and RAS controller
  • VB-Cable: virtual audio cable for piping audio from SDR Console to Soundmodem. Set to 96 kHz and 16 bit.
  • HS Soundmodem version INS-2TD v0.01b at 2400bd
  • GetKISS+ v 1.3.13 from DK3WN


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