Satnogs DB

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SatNOGS DB is an effort to create an hollistic, unified, global transmitter database for all satellite transmitters. You can export the data or even connect your application using our API. It's part of the SatNOGS project.

Data

The DB is open to everyone. Anyone is able to submit suggestions or use the existing Transmitters. All data are public and freely under the Creative Commons Atribution-Share Alike license.

Installation

Docker Installation

VirtualEnv Installation

Contribute

Coding

Fluent in Python and/or JS? We need you to help with satnogs-db web application. Take a look to our source code or visit our issues tracker to start filling bugs, feature requests or code fixes for existing ones.

Adding Satellites

If you are a moderator you can add new satellites on the DB. For that follow the instructions:

  1. Login in db.satnogs.org
  2. Navigate to https://db.satnogs.org/admin (if you are seeing a login screen, you are either not logged in db.satnogs.org or dont have moderator permissions)
  3. Click on Base::Satellite Add button
  4. Complete the information to the best of your knowledge. Norad ID and Name are mandatory. Add multiple names on the "Names" field.
  5. Click Save and you are done!
  6. You can now move on to the next steps, suggesting and approving transmitters for this satellite:

(this process will change in the future with https://github.com/satnogs/satnogs-db/issues/116 )

Suggesting transmitters

Detailed instructions on suggesting transmitters can be found here.

Approving transmitters

If you are a moderator you can approved suggestions for transmitters. For that follow the instructions:

  1. Login in db.satnogs.org
  2. Navigate to https://db.satnogs.org/admin (if you are seeing a login screen, you are either not logged in db.satnogs.org or dont have moderator permissions)
  3. Click on Base::Suggestions
  4. Click on the suggestion you want to review and carefully check the data, especially through the citation URL
  5. When you are ready to approve or delete the suggestion go back on the full list of suggestions
  6. Select the suggestions you want to act upon and from the drop down above either approve them or reject them
  7. You are done!

(this process will change in the future with https://github.com/satnogs/satnogs-db/issues/115 )