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Re: how to convert ALAT/ALON (was Re: Squint)



At 03:18 PM 5/14/2001 -0700, Franklin Antonio wrote:
>On AO40, the published ALAT & ALON refer to the orientation of the motor, 
>but the antennas (what you're likely interested in) are on the opposite side.

The antennas are "on the opposite side" as compared to AO-13, but they are 
on the SAME side as the motor on AO-40.

This can be seen in the photos. For instance, the motor bell is clearly 
visible on the gain antenna side in this one:
http://www.amsat-dl.org/launch/L_image040.jpg

This doesn't change any of the practical advice you gave.

73  -Paul
kb5mu@amsat.org

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