Welcome to SatDump’s documentation!

What is SatDump?

SatDump is a general purpose satellite data processing software. It is a one-stop-shop that provides all the necessary stages to get from the satellite transmission to actual products.


  • Support of many SDRs such as RTL-SDR, Airspy, HackRF, BladeRF, LimeSDR, PlutoSDR, etc.

  • Recording of radio basebands from your SDR

  • Decoding and processing the data from over 90 different satellites and even space probes.

  • Live decoding of supported satellite links such as APT, LRPT, HRPT, LRIT, HRIT and many more.

  • Image and data decoding from satellites such as NOAA 15-18-19, Meteor-M, GOES, Elektro-L, Metop, FengYun, etc.

  • Calibrated and georefrenced L1b products output on select satellites, such as Sea Surface Temperature, Microphysics, etc. ready to use for scientific applications such as numerical weather forecasts.

  • Support for projecting the satellite imagery over a map, including layering with other instruments or satellites.

  • Inmarsat Aero and STD-C EGC messages decoding.

  • Scheduler and rotator control for automated satellite stations.

  • Ingestor for automated geostationary weather satellites reception.


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