Listening to aircrafts and receiving images from the satellites

In the previous article we discussed how to calculate and build simple Yagi-Uda antenna.
Now it’s time to play with this antenna and receive some interesting signals.

This will be mostly video post. I filmed all experiments and created a brief videos.
Hope they gonna be interesting, video is in russian, but english subtitles is also available.

As receiver i’ll used popular rtl-sdr receiver

Software – GQRX on Linux mint.

First tests of the antenna.

Receiving images from the NOAA weather satellites

 

Some images taken from satellites:

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