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Re: Geography and NOAA_14



Make sure you have the correct pass direction (North-to-South or
South-to-North) selected.

73, Ken N2WWD
n2wwd@amsat.org
http://www.mindspring.com/~n2wwd


At 15:35 7/20/98 -0400, you wrote:
>Hi Gang,
>
>     My curiosity was piqued by the recent group of posts concerning
>weather sats, so I downloaded the WXSAT software and brewed up a cable to
>connect a scanner to my sound card.  To my absolute amazement, I was able
>to copy NOAA-14 this afternoon as it went by, using my 2 meter yagi.
>(crude, but it works!)  There seem to be two pictures, one (much) darker
>than the other.  My problem is: I haven't a clue what area of the world I'm
>looking at.  I don't recognize the terrain that is visible, and a half hour
>trying to match something in my Atlas to what I can see on the screen was
>fruitless.
>
>     Should I have payed more attention in geography class?  Is there some
>way to know what that bird is transmitting??
>
>73, Ken
> 
>Ken Freedman
>AKA N1QQV/QRP  ARRL VE, QRP-L, AMSAT
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Ken Ernandes
n2wwd@amsat.org
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