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Re: satellite location for Hughes direct tv



On Wednesday 26 September 2001 17:29, carl szentes wrote:

> I am looking for the satellite keps for the direct tv satellite.. I
> am wanting to aim a new dish at it, and all I have are the latitude
> and longitudes of the proposed location.. Is there a name that is on
> an existing list and that I could imput to Predict, or
> instanttrack(spelling). tracking program?
> As always, help is appreciated

TV broadcast satellites are in geosynchronous orbit, and are always 
found at the same azimuth and elevation. 

 http://www.directtv.com/howtoget/howtogetpages/0,1076,90,00.html

will give you az and el for aiming based on your zip code. 

 73 de Maggie K3XS

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