Envi-Ham Progress

Progress is slowly being made regarding the Envi-Ham project, and slowly getting the pieces I need, getting the license and software was a simple process and took 2 weeks from start to finish and in-between that time a second DVB World dvb-s receiver arrived in the...
Envi-Ham Application Accepted

Envi-Ham Application Accepted

After reading about the Envi-Ham Project in The Group for Earth Observation Journal and plenty of emails about it on weather satellite newsgroups I decided to send the ESA an email and ask about joining the project myself, this turned out to be a very simple...
Weather Data Collection now Energy Efficient

Weather Data Collection now Energy Efficient

Just before Christmas I decided I needed to make my weather data collection system more energy efficient, since we first got started in weather satellites and taking garden readings via a wireless weather station we had used a variety of computer systems starting from...

EUMETcast Setup Ordered

So after visiting the Newbury Rally and Boot Sale and seeing the The Group for Earth Observation demo of the EUMETcast weather satellite system, I decided along with Dad that we should really get the system to do it so thats exactly what I’ve done in the evening...
Culumus Web Page Theme

Culumus Web Page Theme

I’ve been running the Sandaysoft Culumus software since October last year and have nothing but praise for the software, it allows you to do everything from downloading data from weather station base units, to Tweeting the information. One thing I’ve always...
Reinstated QFH Weather Antenna

Reinstated QFH Weather Antenna

After reconnecting up the weather satellite receiver (RX2) and connecting it up to the Diamond V2000 vertical to decode the NOAA APT satellite passes it was finally time to put a dedicated antenna back up, in the form of a quadrifilar helicoidal antenna (QFH) this...