Archive for June, 2010

Receiving weather satellite pictures in New Zealand – Part 2

June 28th, 2010

You may want to read part 1 of this story about receiving weather satellite pictures if you haven’t already. Now I will describe how I made a much neater QFH antenna to receive the satellite signals. My wooden one worked fine but it was not waterproof or particularly pretty or accurately made. So I decided […]

Receiving weather satellite pictures in New Zealand – Part 1

June 27th, 2010

This project came about after I started playing about a little more with my Uniden UBC93XLT scanner. This is a toy I got a wee while ago from Dick Smith Electronics. I hadn’t really done too much with it apart from the usual listening to various coastguard, airport and Police transmissions (the number of people […]