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Re: A Question About InstantTrack and AO-40



I appreciate all the replies about AO-40 and InstantTrack.  My question has
been answered.

Tnx es 73,

Joel Black, W4JBB
w4jbb@amsat.org
jbblack1@earthlink.net

"Uvajed - The overwhelming
feeling that I've never been
here before."
-- Unknown

----- Original Message -----
From: "Joel Black" <jbblack1@earthlink.net>
To: "AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, May 06, 2002 10:37 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] A Question About InstantTrack and AO-40


> I find myself in a quandry about something.
>
> I have this statement from the InstantTrack FAQ page
> (http://www.amsat.org/amsat/intro/itfaq.html):
>
> "... What about the Attitude of AO-40?
>
>     "...Note that this type of attitude calculation will only work as long
> as AO-40 is in spin mode. After the orbital maneuvers are completed, AO-
> 40 is supposed to go into a 3-axis stabilized mode. InstantTrack 1.50
can't
> handle that type of attitude mode. Perhaps there will be a
> new version that can, someday."
>
> My question is in regards to the next to last statement.  Is this still a
> problem with InstantTrack?  Am I going to be able to enter attitude
> parameters for AO-40 when (if) AO-40 goes into 3-axis stabilized mode?
> Perhaps this has been "fixed" and this is now a "non-issue."
>
>
> Joel Black, W4JBB
> w4jbb@amsat.org
> jbblack1@earthlink.net
>
> "Uvajed - The overwhelming
> feeling that I've never been
> here before."
> -- Unknown
>
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