Reply to post: Re: Junk Facts

Astroboffins may have raged at Elon's emissions staining the sky, but all those satellites will be more boon than bother

werdsmith Silver badge

Re: Junk Facts

it's being overstated. Es'hail 2 (Quatar Oscar 100) geostationary satellite has a transponders for amateur use including a wideband transponder that can be used for DATV. Requires a 90cm dish for downlink and 120cm+ disk for uplink. It's definitely not HDTV as we know it though, somewhat blocky and low framerate.

Here's a demo, as you can see it's a bit more involved than a couple of dongles:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4vUzcw1U1c

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