An overview of the purpose, history, and reasoning behind the CGS
Seawinds on QuikSCAT (An Artist's Rendition - 98 K JPEG)
Seawinds on ADEOS II (An Artist's Rendition - 10 K GIF)
QuikSCAT Launch (Photograph - 1.3 MB JPEG)
QuikSCAT Launch 2 (Photograph - 12 K JPEG)
QuikSCAT Schematic (178 K GIF)
The Calibration Ground Station was set up to calibrate the Seawinds instrument and validate the data.
The Calibration approach taken by BYU uses a model to simulate satellite transmissions.