The Daily APT Log @ N3BSQ Bethel Park, Pennsylvania


NOAA 15 APT 137.620 MHz

Southbound, On Sun 29 Nov 2015 At 11:03:19-11:13:41 UTC.
QTH: N3BSQ Bethel Park, Pennsylvania 40.3044N 80.0717W Altitude 355 m. Local time at station is Universal Time -5h.
Images received with the R2FX receiver and Homebrew QFH antenna.
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Satellite Pass Information

NOAA 15 Orbit 91239 Southbound On Sunday 29 November 2015
 UTC -5hPositionAzimuthElevationPathlossSun Elevation
Acquisition Of Signal 06:03:19 57.46N 67.65W Show position in google maps 20.95 10.30 142.669 -12.23
Time of Closest Approach 06:08:31 39.43N 75.63W Show position in google maps 102.91 61.00 134.373 -10.17
Loss Of Signal 06:13:41 21.19N 80.76W Show position in google maps 181.97 10.05 142.716 -7.06
Pass duration 10:22. Successfully decoded time 8:37, 51.1%.
Video A Mid Infrared Channel 3A
Video B Thermal Infrared Channel 4

Next NOAA POES Passes

Nr Spacecraft Downlink AOS UT -5h Max Elevation Duration Direction Azimuth
1. NOAA 18 137.9125 07:23:37 23.04 14:01 Southbound 296.60
2. NOAA 15 137.620 07:41:19 17.77 12:54 Southbound 297.90
3. NOAA 19 137.100 11:58:10 5.87 9:13 Northbound 51.90
4. NOAA 19 137.100 13:34:32 48.43 15:18 Northbound 69.74
5. NOAA 19 137.100 15:16:07 21.51 14:03 Northbound 266.65
6. NOAA 18 137.9125 15:30:19 12.84 12:15 Northbound 57.30
7. NOAA 15 137.620 15:43:18 12.18 11:37 Northbound 58.36
8. NOAA 18 137.9125 17:08:21 87.66 15:53 Northbound 60.84
9. NOAA 15 137.620 17:20:33 88.75 15:09 Northbound 274.39
10. NOAA 18 137.9125 18:51:33 11.36 12:11 Northbound 271.01
11. NOAA 15 137.620 19:03:02 9.64 11:08 Northbound 271.86

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NOAA 18 APT 137.9125 MHz

Southbound, On Sun 29 Nov 2015 At 10:45:04-10:55:38 UTC.
QTH: N3BSQ Bethel Park, Pennsylvania 40.3044N 80.0717W Altitude 355 m. Local time at station is Universal Time -5h.
Images received with the R2FX receiver and Homebrew QFH antenna.
http://www.serowik.com/Web_Page/WD/wxindex.php

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Satellite Pass Information

NOAA 18 Orbit 54239 Southbound On Sunday 29 November 2015
 UTC -5hPositionAzimuthElevationPathlossSun Elevation
Acquisition Of Signal 05:45:04 57.20N 64.60W Show position in google maps 25.54 10.27 143.050 -12.90
Time of Closest Approach 05:50:22 39.04N 72.89W Show position in google maps 100.54 48.86 135.918 -11.36
Loss Of Signal 05:55:38 20.67N 78.23W Show position in google maps 174.85 9.98 143.027 -8.62
Pass duration 10:34. Successfully decoded time 9:14, 67.0%.
Video A Visible-Near Infrared Channel 2
Video B Thermal Infrared Channel 4