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RE: PCsat Trajectory Graphic



Hmm, might have to leave the packet station running.  I can hear ISS fine,
so PC-Sat should be fine.

Tony Langdon. 
Systems Development and Support. 
ATC Training Australasia.  Level 2 321 Exhibition St Melbourne  3000. 
Phone:  1300 13 1983     WWW:  http://www.atctraining.com.au 



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Bruninga [mailto:bruninga@usna.edu]
> Sent: Wednesday, 5 September 2001 11:19
> To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Cc: TAPR APRS Special Interest Group
> Subject: [amsat-bb] PCsat Trajectory Graphic
> 
> 
> We just added a map to the PCsat web page of the first 4 orbits after
> separation to show the first countries that will have a 
> chance to hear it:
> 
> PCsat WEB page:   http://web.usna.navy.mil/~bruninga/pcsat.html
> 
> We have volunteers in all countires except for Antarctica and Hokaido
> Japan.  Notice the separation near sunrise, meaning as the 
> earth rotates,
> those stations to the west of the sunrise line will all be 
> hearing it at
> or before sunrise in their countries as well.  (sheesh).  
> Only Hawaii and
> Alaska will see it at a meaningful hour in the early evening 
> on that first
> pass.
> 
> If you want to know what to expect in advance, simply listen 
> to the ISS
> downlink on 145.800.  Our packets should be identical 
> although 3 dB less
> signal strength probably.  If you can capture ISS, you will be able to
> capture us.  New info will be posted on the WEB page as it becomes
> available.
> 
> de WB4APR@amsat.org, Bob
> And the rest of the USNA PCsat team...
> 
> 
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