DIY SARCNET Satellite Tracker

I have built a DIY satellite tracker based on the SARCNET project. It is a simple Arduino-based motorized azimuth and elevation rotator that uses DC motors to move the antenna, and gets position feedback using an accelerometer and compass.

Home-brewed satellite tracker

The tracker receives satellite’s azimuth and elevation info using the tracking software Gpredict. Hamlib is then used to establish a link between the computer and Arduino through USB connection via EasyComm II protocol.

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Night Sky in Focus | Astronomy and Amateur Radio
© Anthony Urbano | Manila, Philippines

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