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Re: Saturday



 "John P. Toscano" writes:

> It would be nice if the control team was able to estimate when to
> expect the restart to occur, with any finer resolution than this
> large time window.

They could probably get closer but maybe not much. A hardware watchdog has
to use CR time constants. 1. these change according to temperature, and
2. accuracy of a couple of minutes in a time constant of three days is 
next to impossible.

It depends on the design of the watchdog; "saturday afternoon" could even 
be the opening of a window several days long so don't panic too much if 
nothing happens today.

73
Richard W L Limebear G3RWL
g3rwl@amsat.org
FOC # 1188

          So many beautiful girls ..... (sob) so little time
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