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Post by Farty » 06 Jan 2017, 21:44

Anyone done any Outernet reception yet? looks easy enough with SDR and a home made ant.
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Post by Admiral » 06 Jan 2017, 21:53

Would one not require a dish?
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Post by MrWeetabix » 06 Jan 2017, 22:28

I could google what that is..... but I don't wanna :-P
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Post by DX-Digger » 07 Jan 2017, 02:05

you only need a L-band 8DBi patch antenna apparently a small pre-amp and an sdr receiver.

Our signal is broadcast over three Inmarsat satellites, offering coverage on continents and on the open seas. These three birds are:

I-4 F1 APAC (Asia-Pacific), at 144-degrees East
Alphasat, at 25-degrees East
I-4 F3 Americas, at 98-degrees West

Our frequencies are:

APAC: 1545.9525 MHz
Alphasat: 1545.94 MHz
Americas: 1539.8725 MHz

Bitrate is about 2kbps, or 20MB of content per day. <<<<<<<<20MBYTE PER DAY!

Outernet L-Band hardware can also be used for Inmarsat reception, including SafetyNET, EGC, and AERO.


First Ive heard of L-Band being used.

$99 for hardware kit. not sure of the cost to use the system though


File sharing by Satellite eh? Hmmm Could be fun?
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Post by DX-Digger » 07 Jan 2017, 17:35

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Re: Outernet

Post by stanogs68 » 10 Jan 2017, 23:36

its clever stuff ,what a great idea has it caught on yet ?
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Post by Farty » 11 Jan 2017, 08:54

I think it only went live in November.
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