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Amateur Radio Operator KM0MMM

Mike Coletta's

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ORBITING OBJECT & SATELLITE WATCHING

USING A MOST UNIQUE MONITORING METHOD

RADIO FREQUENCY REFLECTION FROM THE SPACE FENCE

AND

RADIO TELEMETRY BEACON RECEPTION

As seen on TV and in print publications. Mike Coletta KM0MMM

Featured on Discovery Channel in 2012 & 2013, on European Discovery Channel in 2013, and on the Military Channel in 2013.  Also featured cover story, Feb 2013 Popular Communications  Magazine.

Tracking the ISS with metal cat hangers article READ HERE

Article about me from Aug 2013

Tracking the International Space Station with metal coat hangers

By Signe Brewster at GigaOM.com

CLICK TO READ

A very interesting capture just days before the space fence was turned off...

RF reflection from a huge Fireball over Texas / New Mexico

early morning of 25 Aug 2013

Click To Enlarge - Fireball over Texas and New Mexico 25 Aug 2013

For more recent captures, I've switched to using a USB SDR Dongle

for satellite frequency reception. Because of this I also

changed the way I am displaying my captures.

My SDR captures can now be found at  Twitter.com/km0mmm

My Youtube Channel  KM0MMM Youtube Channel

Meet

Article about me from Oct 2017

Meet the Geek Who Tracks Rogue Satellites With Coat Hangers

By Sarah Scoles at Wired.com

CLICK TO READ

ORBITING OBJECT TRACKING ... It's the thrill of the chase.

Promoting and supporting the hobby of amateur radio, Mike - KM0MMM, along with many other radio hobbyists around the globe used the reflected signals of the AF Space Fence to detect orbiting objects as they make their way over the US.

Detecting orbiting objects such as satellites, rocket boosters, meteors, etc. - even when you can't see them using a telescope, binoculars, a camera, or your naked eye!

IMPORTANT UPDATE

The Space Fence transmitter has been turned off.

LISTEN: AUDIO REPORT (mp3 file)

The signal was lost at approx 0000 Hrs UTC 1 Sep 2013 which coincides

with the date an AF memo mentioned for a final operations timeframe.

Below are the final three RF Reflection captures I received from the Space Fence

prior to the signal being turned off.

READ: National Public Radio NPR Story I contributed info for.

NOTE: While the space fence was still active I was able to detect and catalog over 150 objects that passed through its 800 Kilowatt 8 degree RF beam. That data, in its entirety is no longer on this website. Only a small portion is located here. Some data may still be found with an archive.org website search using URL satwatch.org

CLICK TO ENLARGE PHOTO

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Thanks to Alberto, I2PHD for his freeware software (SPECTRAN & ARGO). These products 'hear' signals that I can not always hear and provide me some cool Weak Signal captures!

TOP 15 (of original 150) Archived Captures

Tracked - Received - Recorded

 Satellites & Orbiting Objects

Alphabetical Order

Click on any text link below to see that orbiting object detection

DRAGON (SpaceX)

DRAGON (SpaceX) Reentry

ENVISAT

FITSAT 1 Radio Signal

FITSAT 1 RF Reflection

GENESIS  1 (Bigelow)

GENESIS  2 (Bigelow)

ISIS 1

International Space Station

ISS and STS-133

Kwangmyongsong 3

Kwangmyongsong 3  Launch Debris

SPACE FENCE MOON BOUNCE

OTV 2 (X-37B)

OTV 3 (X-37B)

Phobos-Grunt

SHENZHOU 9

SHENZHOU 10

Tiangong 1

Vanguard 1

CONTACT : km0mmm.radio@gmail.com