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



Mike, I just do know the answer to this but let me put it on the BB for
others to comment.  All I know is that the 2401.315 MHz squint angle using
Blat/Blong of 2,260 is so large that we should not be hearing AO-40
telemetry.  Cliff K7RR



On Sat, 30 Dec 2000 Mike73@aol.com wrote:

> 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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