QO-100 Satellite Station OH9FTW
Official satellite name: Es'hail-2. The radio amateurs (AMSAT) designated it Qatar Oscar 100 (QO-100).
Satellite built by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. Weight: 5300 kg
Launched: 15-November-2018 by SpaceX from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA.
Amateur radio service was opened on 14-February-2019. Orbit: Geostationary
Transponders: NarrowBand (250 kHz bandwidth), and WideBand
The signal from the satellite's narrowband transponder is received on 10.489 GHz. This signal is mixed with the local oscillator (9.75 GHz) in the LNB, and the IF frequency is 739 MHz. The IF is forwarded to the SDR dongle where it is decoded and displayed. The Bias-T supplies power to the LNB while being transparent to RF.
My dish is a 90 cm offset dish
This version of DJ7GP's 2.4 / 10 Ghz dual band antenna is ready for use in RX and TX.
Yaesu FT-857 transmits on 432 MHz. The transverter converts the signal from 432 MHz to 2400 MHz at 2 W.