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RE: AO-40 S2 beacon to be turned on MA 16-26



The way the orbit is drifting, wait a few days, and that MA should start to
creep over the US east coast in a few orbits time. :)  The orbit's period is
just under 12 hours, so perigee drifts slightly eastwards with each orbit,
relative to the Earth.

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: Mark L. Hammond [mailto:hammond@surrealnet.net]
> Sent: Sunday, 3 December 2000 3:06
> To: amSAT-BB
> Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-40 S2 beacon to be turned on MA 16-26
> 
> 
> Grabbed this off AO-40:
> 
> A  HI, THIS IS AMSAT OSCAR-40       2000-12-02  16:02:16  #0099
> 
> +--------------------------------------------------------------+
> 
> | S2 MB 2401.350 MHz on MA 16-26. Attitude 260/-9 moving 270/0 |
> 
> +--------------------------------------------------------------+
> 
> 
> 
> Now, if Stacey would turn it on over the east cost of the US at an 
> additional MA interval, we'd have something to play with ;-)  
> Maybe it 
> doesn't make since because of antenna/earth orientation...
> 
> 73,
> 
> 
> Mark L. Hammond  [N8MH]
> 
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