Al Williams WD5GNR writes on Hackaday about receiving the Amateur Radio satellites and how to make contacts
How hard is it to build a ground station to communicate with people via a satellite? Probably not as hard as you think. [Modern Ham] has a new video that shows just how easy it can be. It turns out that a low-cost HT is all you need on the radio side. You do, however, benefit from having a bit of an antenna.
Read the Hackaday story and watch the video at