Prototype GOES Time Receiver

The National Bureau of Standards (now the National Institute of Standards and Technology, or NIST) developed this prototype satellite signal receiver around 1976. The bureau published the specifications for the unit, which could be built for about $200 in parts.

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This prototype satellite signal receiver was developed around 1976.
Type: Artifact
Image Date: 2012
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Origin: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Creator: Eric Long
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This prototype satellite signal receiver was developed around 1976.
This prototype satellite signal receiver was developed around 1976.