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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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goesrecv Monitor

July 7, 2019 - sam210723

goesrecv Monitor is a software utility for monitoring the status of goesrecv by Pieter Noordhuis. goesrecv is a BPSK demodulator and CCSDS decoder used with LRIT and HRIT downlinks from geostationary weather satellites like GOES-16/17 and GK-2A.

Getting Started

Pre-built Windows executables can be foun...
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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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