HRPT/METOP etc. receiving software: WSAT


WSAT catches, displays and translates HRPT and related data from a

Current version: 2020.5d


Main features:


Built-in colour maps:

Can be adapted using menu View->Channel_map

NOAA


OffsetCh1Ch2Ch3Ch4Ch5
Red 00.01.10.00.00.0
Green 00.01.10.00.00.0
Blue 01.00.00.00.00.0

METEOR


OffsetCh1Ch2Ch3Ch4Ch5Ch6
Red 00.00.01.00.00.00.0
Green 00.01.00.00.00.00.0
Blue 01.00.00.00.00.00.0

METOP


OffsetCh1Ch2Ch3Ch4Ch5
Red -100.01.80.50.00.0
Green 00.20.80.90.00.0
Blue 02.00.00.00.00.0

Fengyun


OffsetCh1Ch2Ch3Ch4Ch5Ch6Ch7Ch8Ch9Ch10
Red 00.00.80.00.00.00.90.00.00.00.0
Green00.01.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Blue 00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.80.3

Download for Linux/Windows

VersionProgramDownload LinuxDownload WindowsComment
2020.5d wsat wsat_2020_5d.tgz setup_wsat_2020_5d.exe
  • Fixed gamma setting
2020.5a wsat wsat_2020_5.tgz setup_wsat_2020_5.exe
  • Added "fly by", shifting live-picture while receiving
  • Fixed gamma for composites
2020.4 wsat wsat_2020_4.tgz setup_wsat_2020_4.exe
  • Added auto-luminance setting for 'Live'-tab
  • Added read/use list of places and positions for tracking location, using gpx file
  • Adapted UART: doesn't close/open at switch to next satellite (to prevent reset of attached Arduino)
  • Enhanced tracking accuracy; taken into account flattening earth
  • Corrected east/west-pass
  • Fixed problem with enabling fast USB without restart program
  • Secundary files (earthmap etc.) now searched in 3 locations instead of 1
  • Fixed wget: wget now taken from installation location
2020.3a wsat wsat_2020_3.tgz setup_wsat_2020_3a.exe
  • Added tracking of sun
  • missed part in preferences fixed
2020.2c wsat wsat_2020_2c.tgz setup_wsat_2020_2c.exe
  • Enhanced adding of gridlines / boundaries
2020.1b wsat wsat_2020_1.tgz setup_wsat_2020_1.exe
  • Added gamma for channel mapping (menu View->Channel_map)
  • 'Live' data: added auto-lum (see Record window)
  • switch to 'Live'-tab if record starts
  • switch to 'Viewer'-tab if file is opened
  • (a): fixed 'save as' (channel choice issue)
  • (b): fixed 'live' in viewer (if not fast ftd)
2019.4 wsat wsat_2019_4.tgz setup_wsat_2019_4.exe (a)
  • Added country boundaries
  • 'Live' data: in separate tab:
    • zoom/pan during record
    • auto-zoom on received part
  • zooming in tracker-window
  • 2019.3a wsat wsat_2019_3.tgz setup_wsat_2019_3.exe Added Meteor-M2 2
    Fix meteor decoding
    2019.2 wsat wsat_2019_2.tgz setup_wsat_2019_2.exe choose use actual sat-name in filename ('save as')
    Added preferences colour track-items
    ext-prog:
    • added 'Run during down',
    • added %n (add satname),
    • added %t (add seconds to going up / going down
    FPGA ctrl:
    • added set tuner (via FPGA)
    • manually set frequency tuner
    • time as shown in gui adapted
    • plot tracked tracks on world map
      track-tab: show timeline of satellites
    2019.1a wsat wsat_2019_1.tgz setup_wsat_2019_1.exe fixed 'stripes' in FY
    prepared for tuner freq. set
    fixed preferences: save of sat-choice
    2018.9 wsat wsat_2018_9.tgz setup_wsat_2018_9.exe Show RS corrected/uncorrected
    Some fixes, especially concerning tracking/recording
    2018.8b wsat wsat_2018_8.tgz setup_wsat_2018_8.exe Major speed-up for viewing
    Set prefered channel at file-open (in preferences); including false-colour
    false-colour: item under menu 'Channel' now equal to Clrmap A
    2.0 Needed DLL-libs
    setup_gtk20dll.exe
    (2.6 Mbyte)


    - Shore overlay gshhs_i.b Put into same location as wsat program.
    For more info: GSHHS


    Older downloads for Linux

    VersionTypeDownloadDownload sizeComment
    2018.7d wsat compiled with Fedora 14 wsat_2018_7.tgz 150k Fix: double file generation at start of record
    add: recognizing sattelite type for metop/fengyun add: record window: buttons for force start and force abort of recording add: tracker tab: button 'goto storm' add: tracker tab: show age of Kepler file
    2018.6 wsat compiled with Fedora 14 wsat_2018_6.tgz 150k Fix: generate list while a sat is already 'up'
    add: if tracker switches to another sat then recording is aborted for current sat. add: 3 mappings for each sat. type.
    2018.5 wsat compiled with Fedora 14 wsat_2018_5.tgz 150k selection sats: added buttons supported sats in preference,
    enhanced tracker: skipping sats etc.
    Satchoice from tracker window doesn't need record window opened
    Start button tracker+record connected if aut_set decoder is enabled
    2018.4d wsat compiled with Fedora 14 wsat_2018_4.tgz 150k selection sats: added buttons supported sats in preference,
    enhanced tracker: skipping sats etc.
    2018.3b wsat compiled with Fedora 14 wsat_2018_3b.tgz 150k Auto adapt sat-direction, added radio-horizon,
    rotor update time adjustable, auto-save kepler data (also Metop/FY)
    2018.2 wsat compiled with Fedora 14 wsat_2018_2.tgz 150k tracker improved; skip passes
    2018.1 beta4 wsat compiled with Fedora 14 wsat_2018_1_beta4.tgz 150k tracker used to set decoder
    2018.1 beta wsat compiled with Fedora 14 wsat_2018_1_beta.tgz 150k opt. -ts: tracker window separated

    Older Download for Windows

    IMPORTANT:
    VersionTypeDownloadDownload sizeSources availableComment
    2018.7d wsat program setup_wsat_2018_7.exe 600k
    Fix: double file generation at start of record
    add: recognizing sattelite type for metop/fengyun add: record window: buttons for force start and force abort of recording add: tracker tab: button 'goto storm' add: tracker tab: show age of Kepler file
    2018.6 wsat program setup_wsat_2018_6.exe 600k
    Fix: generate list while a sat is already 'up'
    add: if tracker switches to another sat then recording is aborted for current sat. add: 3 mappings for each sat. type.
    2018.5 wsat program setup_wsat_2018_5.exe 600k
    selection sats: added buttons supported sats in preference,
    enhanced tracker: skipping sats etc.
    Satchoice from tracker window doesn't need record window opened
    Start button tracker+record connected if aut_set decoder is enabled
    2018.4d wsat program setup_wsat_2018_4.exe 600k
    selection sats: added buttons supported sats in preference,
    enhanced tracker: skipping sats etc.
    2018.3b wsat program setup_wsat_2018_3b.exe 600k
    Auto adapt sat-direction, added radio-horizon,
    rotor update time adjustable, auto-save kepler data (also Metop/FY)
    2018.2 wsat program setup_wsat_2018_2.exe 600k
    tracker improved; skip passes
    2018.1 beta4 wsat program setup_wsat_2018_1_beta4.exe 600k
    tracker used to set decoder
    2018.1 beta wsat program setup_wsat_2018_1_beta.exe 600k
    Added option to disable read decoder mode
    2011.04b beta wsat program setup_wsat_201104.exe 500k
    Contains parallelport support
    2.0 Needed DLL-libs setup_gtk20dll.exe 2.6M