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Re: ISS tracking



Hi Mac

Are your dates OK ? 12:20 UTC was a good pass on the 13th.

I ran it in Winorbit to check. My Winorbit was OK at 12:58 UTC today and
I heard the pass on 143.625.

I believe that the "Orbital Model" option should be set to SGP4 for best
results.

73

Peter
VA3PKH

Mac wrote:
> 
> OK, old guy, new question....
> I am tracking the ISS as of yesterday with WinOrbit3.6 and latest KEPS from
> AMSAT...
> 
> I showed a good pass this AM at 7:24 EDT.. didn't hear a peep... however at
> 8:02 EDT I heard the Russian stuff on 143.625...  how can I be off by 38
> mins??? I have blown the time conversion before, but was off by an hour, not
> 38 mins!?!?! My ISS Keps are set 269 dated 11/9/2000 .. have they shifted
> the orbit that far?.. If so, where can we get more current Keps?
> 
> Thanx in advance,
> Mac W8XF
> 
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