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I would like to listen to a red roadster in space

Good find of all the frequencies and powers, it sounds like you have all the right basic equipment. But sadly for the roadster, you're too late, it's out of range. The video link is designed for a ...
tomnexus's user avatar
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Is it possible to have multiple people talking on the same radio channel at the same time?

if a number of these devices are transmitting on a specific channel, will a receiver walkie talkie be able to hear all the signals coming from the ground sensors? The exact result depends on the ...
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Selecting antenna for rocket telemetry system

You should use an antenna that is designed for the frequency of your RF module unless you have a compelling reason to choose a different antenna. A properly designed antenna will make the best use of ...
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What rules govern robotic teleoperations, when the remote device also transmits back telemetric information?

ยง97.215 has rules for "model craft". It says a station may be operated under those rules. To me, the intent of those rules is to allow for control of RC models without a break to identify every 10 ...
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Can I monitor a refrigerator using ham radio?

If you wish to transmit a measured parameter under US FCC Part 97 regulations, you would be operating under the telemetry rules. This is defined as "A one-way transmission of measurements at a ...
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I would like to listen to a red roadster in space

The batteries are now dead and there is no onboard power source, so we cannot listen to it. See the comments at https://space.stackexchange.com/questions/25010/current-position-of-starman
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Selecting antenna for rocket telemetry system

It may be possible to use a conductive surface mounted on the outside of the rocket body as an antenna. Not knowing the dimensions of your rocket and without the benefit of any design equations, I ...
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Required receiver for HX-1 (144.390 MHz) & NEO-6M GPS Module?

I understand that the HX-1 Radio Transmitter is an APRS, but how can I receive transmissions from this system? Could I track this with a RTL-SDR dongle? Yes, an RTL-SDR dongle and Direwolf is one ...
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