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AO-7 Eclipse



I have found QuikTrak to be VERY accurate at predicting eclipses.  On AO-10
you can pretty much set your watch by when QuikTrak says it is going to
eclipse.

73,
Joe
ka0yos@amsat.org

----- Original Message -----
From: "hasan schiers" <schiers@netins.net>
To: "Howard Long" <howard@howardlong.com>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 6:26 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-7 Telemetry Copied 06/24/02 2210 UTC


> Howard,
>
> I looked at that right away and did NOT find it agreeing with the printout
> inside Nova for Eclipses, nor did it agree with LogSat Pro 5.2.
>
> I think the problem is that "visibility" and "sun" as formatted for Nova
> Text are really something "other" than a true measure of whether the bird
is
> in eclipse or not. Visibility involves other factors, so that may explain
> why the option you suggest doesn't work, or am I missing something?
>
> 73
> hasan schiers, N0AN
>
> schiers@netins.net
> or use amsat.org or arrl.net remailer
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Howard Long" <howard@howardlong.com>
> To: "hasan schiers" <schiers@netins.net>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 2:03 AM
> Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] AO-7 Telemetry Copied 06/24/02 2210 UTC
>
>
> > Hell Hasan
> >
> > > In Nova, what is the indicator (other than a printout) that the bird
is
> in
> > > Eclipse? I have a printout showing Eclipse times, which IS very
> handy..but
> > I
> > > would like to see it "at a glance" like I can with LogSat Pro 5.2...it
> has
> > a
> > > column in its text display that says Eclipse and the variable changes
> from
> > > "Eclipse" to "Toward" to "Away".
> >
> > Configure View, Fromat Text button, check Optical Visibility. Not
obvious
> > from the description IMHO.
> >
> > 73 Howard G6LVB
> >
> >
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