Software required to decode weather satellite transmissions
Automatic picture transmission (APT) picture transmissions from the polar orbiting satellites (NOAA and Meteor) have no definite start as the satellites are, for all practical purposes, transmitting pictures continuously.
Numerous software programmes written to decode weather satellite transmissions are available on the Internet of which WxSat (written by Christian H. Bock) is one of the more popular programmes available.
WxSat is a software program, which for novices, is simple to use and set-up. For the advanced user there are many settings to adjust for optimum results.
Radio Frequency (RF)