Yearly Archives: 2020


Satellite Tracking using Astronomy Goto Mount – Part 1

Recently, I reviewed the video by K4WOF  and was motivated to build my own satellite tracking mount. Satellite operations are considerably easier if satellite tracking is automated so that satellite passes can be focused on radio work. Somewhat comically, automated antenna tracking looks exciting and generates community interest in our amateur radio activities. I have to apologize as mistakes were made by me as I came up to speed with satellite operations. A shout out to Jason N8PDX for invaluable feedback.

Part 2 here:

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