Saturday, 9 September 2017

Satellite TV

Today I kept track of the signal strength of the satellite TV signal from the satellite Astra 23.5 (Astra 3B transmits just above 11 GHz).

It was interesting to see that a dip in the signal strength came with the bad weather that arrived from the North Sea;

Presentation of rainfall App 'buienradar'

TV screen with sat parameters

Monday, 4 September 2017


I downloaded KiCad version 4.0.7 which is an open source Electronics Design program. With the schematic editor you can create your design without limit; there are no paywalls to unlock features. An official library for schematic symbols and a built-in schematic symbol editor are available.More info here:

The first schematic with this program:

Off topic:

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