Overview of equipment needed Something about software defined radio, mostly on RTL-SDR. Information about the types of data
Automatic identification system
Automatic identification system (AIS) is used to track ship locations at sea.
Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast
Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) is used to broadcast a plane’s location to prevent a collision.
GPS is used for location based systems, and can be picked up using simple equipment. Even mobile phones can do so.
Images of the earth
Automatic Picture Transmission
Automatic Picture Transmission (APT) …
Low Rate Picture Transmission
Low Rate Picture Transmission (LRPT) …
High Resolution Picture Transmission
High Resolution Picture Transmission (HRPT) …
Needs a high gain antenna, such as a small satellite dish.
Automatic Packet Reporting System
Delay Tolerant Networking
Delay Tolerant Networking (DTN) is designed to be used as a space capible internet.