[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] - [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]

Re: PCsat launch date



Hi Nicolaus,
as I understand things, Z appended to a 24 hour time (zulu=zero)
is US Military speak for UTC / GMT, - it has no place in international
amateur radio, as far as I am concerned.
73 Jens    ZL2TJT
AMSAT-ZL #218
RE78nv

Nicolaus Sallay wrote:

> Z , or Zulu time is the same as UTC or GMT
> regards
> Nicolaus Sallay - PP8DA
> E-mail : n.sallay@internext.com.br
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bob Bruninga" <bruninga@usna.edu>
> To: "Randolph J Kohlwey" <kohlwey@xmission.com>
> Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2001 4:07 PM
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] PCsat launch date
>
> > On Thu, 20 Sep 2001, Randolph J Kohlwey wrote:
> >
> > > The PCsat web page says the launch is 0110z 21 Sept.  Is 21 Sept UTC or local?
> > > In other words is the launch Thusday in Alaska local time or Friday?
> >
> > Sorry, I guess that is military nomenclature.  0100z means 0100 UTC
> >
> > Bob
> >
> >
> > ----
> > Via the amsat-bb mailing list at AMSAT.ORG courtesy of AMSAT-NA.
> > To unsubscribe, send "unsubscribe amsat-bb" to Majordomo@amsat.org
>
> ----
> Via the amsat-bb mailing list at AMSAT.ORG courtesy of AMSAT-NA.
> To unsubscribe, send "unsubscribe amsat-bb" to Majordomo@amsat.org

----
Via the amsat-bb mailing list at AMSAT.ORG courtesy of AMSAT-NA.
To unsubscribe, send "unsubscribe amsat-bb" to Majordomo@amsat.org



AMSAT Top AMSAT Home