Very cool project uses Arduino to track dozens of satellites in real time.
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Comment by Scotty on April 6, 2011 at 8:58am
Despite the fact that i already think it's cool, I'm not sure as to it's exact purpose... will this give you the lat & long & altitude of satellites? what would you use this information for?
Comment by Shannon Morrisey on April 6, 2011 at 9:48am
Yes, apparently it gives alt, lat and long for the satellites.  Check out the project website to see some of the potential applications (satellite radios, Improving sat battery efficiency, CW signaling).  I'd like to see a google earth plugin for visualization.
Comment by Hyon Lim on April 7, 2011 at 9:36pm
Is this just a calculation or any other sensors are employed?
Just for the calculation, I'm not sure this is useful or not.
Comment by Jason Robert on July 27, 2013 at 11:09pm

this is very cool.  Can this be use to drive two servos on a gimbal and keep an antenna pointed at a given satellite at all times even if the antenna is moving around?  I am very interested in this project you have here.  thank you for sharing.


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