NOAA 18
Mission information
Name
NOAA 18
Satellite ID
SWSC-0362-2710-3817-5254
NORAD ID
28654
Website
https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraft/display.action?id=2005-018A
Country of Origin

United States of America

Status
Satellite alive
Operational

Satellite is in orbit and operational

Image
NOAA 18
Mission timeline
Launch Date
2005-05-20T00:00:00+00:00
Description

A 4th generation meterological satellite. Complimentary geostationary (GOES) satellite with its improved sensing capability on a polar orbit.

Type
Transmitter
Downlink Mode
APT
Downlink Frequency
137912500
ARGOS-3 A-DCS 465.9875MHz
Type
Transmitter
Downlink Mode
BPSK
Downlink Frequency
465987500
Baud
400
Type
Transmitter
Service
Mobile
Downlink Mode
BPSK
Downlink Frequency
1544500000
Baud
2400
Type
Transmitter
Downlink Mode
HRPT
Downlink Frequency
1707000000
Downlink Drifted
-5126
Baud
665400
Direct Sounder Broadcast
Type
Transmitter
Downlink Mode
DSB
Downlink Frequency
137350000
Baud
8320
Noaa 18 SGLS channel
Type
Transmitter
Downlink Mode
BPSK
Downlink Frequency
2247484000
Baud
500000
GAC (active over Eastern US)
Type
Transmitter
Service
Meteorological
Downlink Mode
FMN
Downlink Frequency
1698000000
APT IQ Recording
Type
Transmitter
Service
Meteorological
Downlink Mode
FSK
Downlink Frequency
137912500
Baud
19200
Type
Transmitter
Downlink Mode
CW
Downlink Frequency
137770000
Most Recent Observers (last 24h)
Observer Latest Data
F6KRK RX WX-JN18as 2024-04-14 10:31:52 UTC
Amfortas-JN59if 2024-04-14 10:31:11 UTC
IK1JNS-VHF-JN44ca 2024-04-14 10:30:22 UTC
SONIKS: Station_22-KO04hr 2024-04-14 10:29:18 UTC
SONIKS: Station_6-KO04gr 2024-04-14 10:29:18 UTC
Data Frames Decoded - 30 Days
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Orbital Elements
Latest Two-Line Element (TLE)
TLE Source
Celestrak (SatNOGS)
TLE Updated
2024-04-14 08:44:27 UTC
TLE Set
1 28654U 05018A   24105.20418801  .00000315  00000+0  19218-3 0  9997
2 28654 98.8758 182.6985 0013376 241.9398 118.0422 14.13166098974228
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