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RE: how abt ao-40 beacon on mode-S?

> Could someone please tell me why I'm  getting an apogee of 
> around 39,000 and
> a perigee of about 600 for AO40 using Quiktrac 5.0?

That sounds about correct, so presumably, you have good Keps.  I get a
perigee of around 596 km and an apogee of 39313 (I think).  What were you

Remember that AO-40 is still in GTO, a long way from its final orbit.
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