FD-Galileo is basically designed for NASA’s
Radio Jove project. I post here some basic information for your quick
NASA's Radio JOVE project is centered on the low
cost radio telescope receiver, which can be used by science classes to
collect planetary or solar radio astronomy data. Schools may opt to
use other equipment to collect this data, but use of the Radio Jove
receiver is highly recommended and provides good educational value to
The radio telescope is intended for high school
level classes, but may be appropriate for introductory college courses
or advanced radio astronomers.
The Radio Telescope is designed for 20.1MHZ and
is High Performance/Low Noise Direct Conversion Receiver.
FD-Galileo Radio Astronomy
Receiver is supplied fully assembled and comes with following:
Conversion Receiver for 20.1MHZ
SA602/612 Double balance mixer
Oscillator with tuning range of over 100KHZ
low power consumption
in a powder coated metal case
built-in Frequency counter
A/D Converter for direct connection to your PC
20MHZ Osc. (Option)
panel audio socket for tape recorders
panel switches to put off A/D, Freq Counter, LCD back light etc.
(For battery operation)
Standard BNC connectors for Receiver & Combiner. PL239 for
Dipole Center feed.
In addition to above, Galileo may be purchased
with following options:
Current Balun-Core for center feed Dipoles
Antenna KIT includes Coaxial cables (RG59) and Two dipoles with
SO239 Center plate.