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Re: Re: sat-tracking



Again, if people would settle for a 4 elemnt UHF beam and 3 elements or
less on 2 meters (more than adequate to work all the birds except AO-10)
then all they would need is to be within 90 degrees!  Bob


On Tue, 6 Jul 1999, Jim Doyle wrote:

> 	Well let's see... satellite traveling 17,000 mph, two antennas
> on metal cross boom (messed up pattern). One antenna with 30' beamwith
> and t-match, other antenna 26' beamwith and gamma match (which skews
> pattern offcenter. One antenna 5 degree twisted higher on boom than
> other. Controlled by rotor from computer that's operating from computer
> with lat and longitude that's not quite correct, computer time off by 30
> seconds. Using old set of keps that are 45 days old. NOW WHERE THE SAM
> HECK IS THAT  STUPID SATELLITE? CAN'T HEAR MY DOWNLINK!
> 
> Please guys complain about something realistic.

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