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R: AO-40: transponder off!!




If ALON/ALAT =345/-26

the attitude entries for  InstantTrack  is  26,165

1) Change the signe to ALAT  ie 26

2) Add 180 to ALON ie 180+345=525
     Since 525 is greater that 360 subtract 360 to it  ie 525-360=165

73 de i8CVS Domenico


----- Original Message -----
From: Bill Richarz <wricharz@infi.net>
To: Peter Guelzow <peter.guelzow@arcormail.de>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>;
<info@amsat-dl.org>; <forum@amsat-dl.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2001 5:51 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-40: transponder off!!


> What would be the attitude entries for INSTANTRACK?
>
> Right now the footprint has sort of a diagonal across it.
> I have never seen this before.
>
> de Bill, N4DH
>
> At 18:42 5/30/01 +0000, Peter Guelzow wrote:
>
> >Dear All,
> >
> >Du to changes of the spacecraft latitude for the ARCJET cold firing,
> >the squint pointing angle is more than 30° (at ALON/ALAT = 345°/-26°)
> >and not currently useful for transponder operation.
> >
> >Therefor we have suspended transponder operation for now and give the
> >RUDAK-team more access.
> >
> >The S2-transponder remains OFF until further notice.
> >
> >The RUDAK beacon and MB on S2 are continuously on.
> >
> >
> >73s Peter DB2OS for the AO-40 team
> >
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