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Re: keps set #74 (AO-40)



Yoshi, I observed AO-40 altitude and elevation by moving the dish for a
peak.  Then I observed that the correct time was 11 minutes late.  You may
be right that the attitude was off but using an old set of Keps (set #72)
the timing was again correct.  Cliff K7RR

On Mon, 21 May 2001, Yoshihiro Imaishi wrote:

> Hi This is Yoshi.
> 
> At 2001/05/20 08:18:15 Clifford Buttschardt wrote:
> > It seems that set number 74 for AO-40 is about eleven minutes late.  Can
> > anyone confirm this?  Cliff K7RR
> 
>   How do you measured 11 mins? Is the th AOS or LOS time?
> 
>   On orbit#252, the LOS should be on 0:07z with latest #74 set, and I
> lost the S2-MB on 0:00z, but I think that it was due to the attitude
> of sat. At around peregee, the beam antenna of s/c will point away from
> earth and we are looking the other side of s/c. Maybe we cannot hear
> any signals.
> 
> 
> Yoshihiro Imaishi JF6BCC/KH2GR
> GL:PM53JV, ex KC6IY(T88IY),V63BP
> mailto:jf6bcc@jarl.com or jf6bcc@jamsat.or.jp
> <http://plaza16.mbn.or.jp/~palau/> Sorry, Japanese only now.
> 

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