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Re: AO-40 MA, ALON/ALAT and squint angle ??



This is correct and the same goes for Quiktrak.
Enter -2 for Blat and 80 for Blong.

Bob

----- Original Message -----
From: <Mike73@aol.com>
To: <cbuttsch@slonet.org>; <jleikhim@nettally.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, December 30, 2000 6:48 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-40 MA, ALON/ALAT and squint angle ??


> In a message dated 12/30/00 6:18:15 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> cbuttsch@slonet.org writes:
>
> > If you are using InstantTrack 1.5 attitude must be entered as  2,260
> >  It is very easy to reverse these but latitude is firs, then a comma,
> >  then longitude.   (Page 23 of the instruction manual)
>
> Doesn't this have to be entered as -2,80 because IT 1.5 uses the AO-13
squint
> calculations that has the antennas on the reverse side that AO-40 does??
>
> I know NOVA for Win calculates squint correctly for AO-40 for both
hi-gains
> and omnis. Mike recoded this. IT 1.5 matches NOVA is I use -2,80.
>
> 73,
> Mike, N1JEZ
> AMSAT #29649
> Local Area Coordinator
> "A closed mouth gathers no feet."
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