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RE: RE: AO-40 Final Orbit



It does, perigee will be at 63.5S every orbit.

We'll see what the requirements are when it's commissioned.

Tony Langdon. 
Systems Development and Support. 
ATC Training Australasia.  Level 2 321 Exhibition St Melbourne  3000. 
Phone:  1300 13 1983     WWW:  http://www.atctraining.com.au 



> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Mock [mailto:kd6pag@qsl.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, 21 November 2000 10:21
> To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: Re: RE: [amsat-bb] AO-40 Final Orbit
> 
> 
> > There are a few sets available.  I downloaded and massaged 
> an old set from
> > the AMSAT web site (look under the Phase 3D section "What 
> will the orbit
> > look like"?).  Basically, in the south, we will see the 
> perigee passes, but
> > there will be one pass every 2 days where we will see the 
> bird from just
> > before perigee to just after apogee, so southern hemisphere 
> operations will
> > be interesting.
> 
> Does that mean the northern hemisphere won't get any perigee 
> passes, so those
> with minimal equipment able to work AO-10 at perigee will 
> have to upgrade to
> work AO-40??
>                              -- KD6PAG  (Networking 
> Old-Timer, Satellite QRP)
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