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RE: AO-40: transponder off!!



At 01:01 AM 5/31/01 , Douglas Braun & Nadia Papakonstantinou wrote:

>SatTrack seems to work for me in the sense that when I point my
>antenna where it says, I hear the satellite.  I have also
>been playing with a Windows program called "WinOrbit", but
>it seems to be way off in predicting AO40's position.


It turns out that I forgot to tell WinOrbit that it was daylight
savings time.  (If Windows was not junk, it would be able to figure
it out for itself...)

Now Winorbit and SatTrack give vitually identical results
(except, of course, for the squint angle).

doug
NA1DB

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