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Receiving and decoding AMDAR and ADS-B Mode S Meteorological data

Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:20 am
by estario
Hi,
I have been reading about receiving upper air temperature, wind speed and direction from aircrafts using AMDAR and ADS-B data.
http://bibliotheek.knmi.nl/knmipubTR/TR336.pdf
https://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/www/GOS/ABO/AMDAR/
This is a good explanation of the way temperature and wind are measured - http://mode-s.knmi.nl/
I am not able to find a simple how to tutorial. Is there any ready to use software with clear instructions how to set up the system?
I was also wondering if it would be possible to access flight radars data somehow and calculate the values as they are already present there.
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Re: Receiving and decoding AMDAR and ADS-B Mode S Meteorological data

Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:47 am
by EmilK
Install also the plane finder client
the info is there just piaware is not showing it

Barometer 1013.6 hPa
Squawk 3224
Air Temp -66.71°C
Wind Speed 65kts
Wind Dir 18°