Hudson Valley Air Traffic & Weather Observation


What is ADS-B?

ADS-B is a global standard that all aircraft must use to identify each other to other aircraft and ground controllers This helps maintain safety and efficiency in the air and on the ground.


How to monitor aircraft and weather?

A simple $20 Software Defined Radio (SDR) connected to a computer or Raspberry Pi with the appropriate antenna and software is all you need to get started.  An SDR can also be used to monitor weather satellites, temperature sensors, boats and much more.


HVDN Locator in the Hudson Valley

As a benefit to those living in the Hudson Valley and our visitors, HVDN sponsors an integrated air traffic and weather map tool for all to enjoy.