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Re: Peter's Challenge



Tom,

Unfortunately I am lacking in fact lacking the ability to divine the future.
If I could be assured my ham shack and computer would be MUCH more state of
the art.

The quoted dates should have read June vice July.

Lee-KU4OS

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Clark" <tac@clark.net>
To: "Lee" <lee-fl@cfl.rr.com>
Cc: "AMSAT BB" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>; "Peter Guelzow"
<peter.guelzow@arcormail.de>
Sent: Sunday, July 08, 2001 15:54 PM
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Peter's Challenge


> Lee -- your message said
>
> > 24-Jul-2001
> > "Since everything went so well, the computer onboard AO-40 was
> commanded to
> > initiate 2h "burns" starting around apogee on orbit 297 for the next
> three
> > orbits.
> >
> > The first 2-hour burn stopped at Orbit 297 MA 142, which is
> > 2001 Jun 23 0154 utc. Again, all telemetry is looking good and
> > we may soon expand to 4h> "burns" and possibly increase the thrust
> level as well."
> >
> > 29-Jul-2001
> > "Since orbit #302 the ammonia stopped flowing and the
> > pressure indicators in
> > the telemetry show no more pressure in the motor and in the
> > ammonia tanks,
> > while the perigee is much higher than anticipated."
>
> Since your message was posted 08-Jul-2001, I wonder if you would
> disclose the brand of software and/or crystal ball that you use to
> prognosticate weeks into the future. I have an application involving
> NASDAQ that could profit from this capability.
>
> 73, Tom
>
>
>

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