Our discussion forum is the main support channel, as well as a place for general discussion about Outernet and its technologies. Other contact methods are also available, but the forum is the fastest way to get answers.

Read the docS


for product owners

DIY L-Band Receiver Manual for Skylark is a detailed guide with step-by-step instructions for assembling your receiver kit, tuning into the signal, and using the Skylark interface.

DIY L-Band Receiver Manual for Librarian is for the version of software prior to Skylark, Librarian.

3rd party reviews and guides

staff pick of 3rd party reviews and guides

Review: Outernet LNA and Patch Antenna by rtl-sdr.com

RTL-SDR Tutorial: Receiving and Decoding Data from the Outernet by rtl-sdr.com

Testing the OuternetInABox Virtual Machine Decoder for Windows & Linux by rtl-sdr.com


Firmware updates

Firmware images are updated over the air. If you are in a hurry to get the latest and the greatest, you may download them directly from archive.outernet.is/images/.

Get the code

The source code for most of our projects is open-source and hosted on GitHub. Here are the highlights:

rxOS - Outernet receiver operating system

Librarian - Outernet receiver file manager

StarSDR - SDR library with support for multiple radios

Feel free to browse our GitHub page for more.