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A project log for SatNOGS - Global Network of Ground Stations

SatNOGS is an open source ground station and network, optimized for modularity, built using affordable tools and resources.

Pierros Papadeas 03/10/2015 at 16:570 Comments

Having access to an awesome 3D printer is certainly crucial for the SatNOGS project but the SatNOGS hardware is much more than 3D printed parts. To push the development of the ground station forward the core development team decided to acquire an oscilloscope, a programmable power supply and a Vector Network Analyzer

Following our ideal of sharing resources with the community, sharing it with the local hackerspace, we decided to install our instruments to it's lab and share them with anyone interested.

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In the future we plan to include to our instruments among other things a frequency generator and a signal analyzer.

We consider having access to a complete electromechanical lab/workspace is crucial not only for SatNOGS but for any community driven open hardware initiative.

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