Meteosat-11 (0°) – live

Weather satellite images recorded at Kirchbrombach (near Frankfurt/Main), Germany
Latitude: 49.870, Longitude: 8.650 , QTH Locator: JN49LR
MSG-4 Software (c) David Taylor – MSG Data ManagerGeoSatSignal 7, Receiver: Ayecka SR1
Antenna 0.8 m dish, Eurobird 10A


On 05 March 2018 there will be two Meteosat-9 relocation manoeuvres (12-hours apart) to stop the Meteosat-9 drift at 3.5° E.
Meteosat-10 FES image data and product dissemination stops on Eumetcast on 6th Marc 2018.
On 13th March Meteosat 10 starts RSS parallel operation with Meteosat 9 prime RSS on Eumetcast.
Meteosat 10 becomes prime RSS satellite on 20th March 2018.
Meteosat 9 replaces Meteosat 10 RSS service on Eumetcast from 3rd to 5th April at 09.00.

GEOSTATIONARY REPORT – 15th October 2018

Europe & Africa
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Satellite : Meteosat 9 (3.5° E).
Data : HRIT (digital).
Operational : No. Hot FES standby.

Satellite : Meteosat 10 (9.5°E).
Data : HRIT (digital) and LRIT (digital) Operational : Prime RSS satellite.

Satellite : Meteosat 11 (0°).
Data : HRIT (digital).
Operational : Yes Prime 0° FES satellite.

North America
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East.
Satellite : GOES 16 (75.2° W).
Data : GRB – 1686.6 MHz.
HRIT – 1694.1 MHz.
Operational: yes.

West.
Satellite : GOES 15 (135°W).
Data : GVAR (digital) – 1685.7 MHz
LRIT (digital) – 1691 MHz
Operational : Yes.

Satellite : GOES 14 (105°W).
Data : GVAR (digital) – 1685.7 MHz
LRIT (digital) – 1691 MHz
Operational: Standby.

Satellite : GOES 13 (60° W).
Data: GVAR (digital) – 1685.7 MHz
LRIT (digital) – 1691 MHz
Operational: No. In storage.

Satellite : GOES 17 (89.5 W).
Operational: No, commissioning until late 2018.

Asia (Russian Operated Satellite)
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Satellite : ELECTRO-L (14.5°W)
Data : HRIT/LRIT.
Operational : No

Satellite : ELECTRO-L2 (78° E)
Data : HRIT/LRIT.
Operational : Yes.

Asia (European Operated Satellites)
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Satellite : Meteosat 8 (41.5°E).
Data : HRIT (digital) and LRIT (digital).
Operational : Yes. Operating IODC.
There is no direct readout LRIT.

Asia (Indian Operated Satellite)
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Satellite : Metsat
Data : None available.
Operational : Yes.

Satellite : Insat 3A (Note 2.)
Data : VHRR (digital) 2599 MHz
Operational : Yes.

Satellite: Insat 3D
Data : HRIT/LRIT 4781 MHz
Sounder 4798 MHz.
Operational : No. Commissioning.

Asia (Korean Operated Satellite)
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Satellite : COMS (128.2° E)
Data : HRIT (digital) and LRIT (digital) Operational : Yes.

Asia & Oceania (Japanese Operated Satellites)
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Satellite : MTSAT-1R (140° E) (note 4.)
Data : HRIT (digital) – 1687.1 MHz.
LRIT(digital) – 1691 MHz.
(Note 5.)
Operational : No.

Satellite : MTSAT-2 (145° E).
Data : HRIT (digital) – 1687.1 MHz
LRIT(digital) – 1691 MHz.
Operational : Yes

Satellite : Himawari 8 (140° E).
Data : No direct dissemination.
Satellite downlink only on
18.1 – 18.4 GHz (raw).
Data only available via HimawariCast service.
Operational : Yes.

Asia & Oceania (Chinese Operated Satellites)
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Satellite : Feng Yun 2E (86.5°E).
Data : SVISSR (digital) and LRIT (digital) Operational : Yes.

Satellite: Feng Yun 2F (112.5° E).
Data: SVISSR (digital) and LRIT (digital).
Operational: Standby but used for regional scanning.

Satellite: Feng Yun 2G (99.5° E).
Data: SVISSR (digital) and LRIT (digital).
Operational: Yes. (from 16/04/18 09.00 UTC).

Satellite: Feng Yun 2H (moving to 86.5° E)
Data: SVISSR (digital) and LRIT (digital)
Operational: No commissioning.

Satellite: Feng Yun 4A (99.5° E).
Data: HRIT (digital) and LRIT (digital).
Operational : Yes.

NOTES.

1. Meteosat 7 stopped its 0° service at 09.00 UTC on 14th June 2006.

2. Insat 3A is a combined data and meteorological satellite.

3. For those interested in EMWIN data, the following sats/frequencies
apply.

GOES 15 (135 W) 1692.700 MHz
GOES 13 (75 W) 1692.700 MHz
GOES 16 (75.2) 1694.1 MHz

For further info. there are many sources but the following is
informative:-
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/emwin/winsat.htm

4.This satellite is also known as HIMAWARI 6.

5.HiRID and WEFAX was discontinued on 12th March 2008. It was replaced with HRIT/LRIT (after many months of dual dissemination).

6.GOES-12 was decommissioned on 16th August 2013.

LAUNCHES.
None expected.

Source: Weather Satellite Report 2018, Douglas Deans, dsdeans@btinternet_dot_com
weather-satellite-reports@yahoogroups.com


MSG-4 (Meteosat 11) Channel 01 – VIS (0.6µm)

MSG-4 (Meteosat 11) False Colour – IR (10.8µm)

MSG-4 (Meteosat 11) Water Vapour – (6.2µm)

MSG-4 (Meteosat 11) Thermal IR


(c) EUMETSAT (2018)


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Meteor M N2 137.900 MHz (LRPT) RX: AirSpy One (DK3WN)

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Latest received METOP-A Image

(c) EUMETSAT (2018), Metop-A 1701.3 MHz (RHCP, AHRPT) via EUMETCAST

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