December 11, 2023

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Via Southgate: Winterthur: Build your own satellite ground station

As part of a move to reach out to the Maker community Switzerland’s national amateur radio society USKA is holding a build your own satellite ground station workshop

A translation of the USKA post reads:

On Saturday October 8 we invite you to a new workshop: During World Space Week 2022 we will build our own low-cost LoRa satellite ground stations together, and then we will test them together.

The workshop will be held at the same time as a World Space Week campaign with Makerspace Esslingen eV.

The project is based on ground station developed by Alberto Nunez and described on

With this ground station you become part of the TinyGS community and a network of over 1,000 open-source stations that receive LoRa signals from various satellites.

You can find the TinyGS community on Telegram at

More information and registration here

Willi HB9AMC, source: HB9W

Source USKA

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