KP4IP ADS-B Site 13897 – KBWI

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Site 13897 – KBWI is the KP4IP ADS-B ground station installed in Millersville, MD and has been on the air since 10/08/2015. Located at 10mi. from the Baltimore Washington International Airport (KBWI), it bring coverage up to 300 mi. from Millersville, MD and is simultaneously streaming live data to FlightAware and Flightradar24.
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Click the FlightAware logo to see the station statistics.

 

Hardware setup:
1. Raspberry Pi 2
2. NooElec RTL-SDR
3. FlightAware Band-Pass Filter (1090 MHz)
4. FlightAware Collinear 1090 MHz Antenna
5. Heliax 1/2″ feedline
6. TP-Link Access Point

Close-up view of the hardware:

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ADS-B and Weather Station equipment:

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ADS-B 1090 MHz Antenna:
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TP-Link Access point 2.4 GHz internet link:
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How ADS-B Works?
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More information about ADS-B;
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automatic_dependent_surveillance_–_broadcast