Update on Monitoring the UHF Milsats

Van Horn, Larry
June 2013
Monitoring Times;Jun2013, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p42
The article discusses several issues to consider when it comes to monitoring frequencies transmitted from space by any orbiting satellite. Satellite downlink frequencies have weaker transmit powers compared to their terrestrial counterparts in the VHF/UHF range. It was said that most monitored military satellites are in geostationary orbits above the equator. A table is provided that lists the current intelligence on which birds are in orbit and/or active and where they are situated.


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