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Re: Re: [sarex] SAREX

The inclination of the orbit (28.47 degrees for STS-93) tells you the
highest latitude that the "sub satellite point" reaches.  So STS-93 can
never pass directly overhead unless you are located between 28.47
degrees North and South latitude.  

The STS-93 can see about 17 degrees of latitude, so if you are between
about 45 degrees North and South latitude the orbiter can get above your

Keith N Thews wrote:
> Dear Amsat-bb,.
>      What will be the northern most city in the continental US that will
> be able to receive any reception from Columbia on 145.800?
> (I live up in northern Indiana)
> Keith Thews

Will Marchant, KC6ROL
AMSAT-NA SAREX Operations Manager
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