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GK-2A Test Week

July 20, 2019 - sam210723

Between Monday 2nd and Friday 5th of July 2019 the KMA NMSC conducted testing of their new geostationary weather satellite GEO-KOMPSAT-2A (GK-2A). This post is a summary of the testing carried out during this period, as well as s...
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Satellite Ground Station Map

December 9, 2018 - sam210723

This map is a collection of various types of satellite ground stations located across Australia. Types of marked sites include large telecommunication hubs, deep space tracking stations run by NASA/CSIRO and the ESA, control centers for commercial satellite operators, broadcast uplink/distribution nodes, and rural Nation...
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COMS-1 LRIT Key Decryption

June 26, 2018 - sam210723

Like NOAA's series of GOES meteorological satellites, COMS-1 (128.2°E) operated by the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) has both LRIT and HRIT downlinks for disseminating real-time meteorological data. Unlike GOES, these downlinks are encrypted using single-layer DES and decryption keys are controlled by KMA th...
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