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Re: Phase



At 09:43 AM 12/4/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>In a message Mike73 wrote
>
>First go in to Setup | Satellites
>Select AO-40
>Set Alon - Alat.
>
>It's currently -9/260 but because ...
>
>So, set Alon - Alat to +9/80

Correction ALON = 80; ALAT = +9.
Be careful. ALON is 260. ALAT is -9. Don't mix them up.

ALON is always positive and will usually be the larger number.
ALAT can be plus or minus.

It has been convention for a long time to state ALON/ALAT in that order. 
But check your tracking program. Nova for example has ALAT in the left box 
and ALON in the right box. So be sure you enter the numbers correctly.

ron w8gus.
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