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Re: AO-40 DOA



Your assumption is dead wrong. Lots of us routinely work the satellite at a
squint of 25. In addition the bird is so close at that point that it's often
louder than at apogee, just with QSB.

73, Drew, KO4MA

> Looking at a 3D projection of the orbit, it looks to me that even at 25
> degrees or so squint, the possibility was that the beacon would just be
too
> weak to hear.  Perhaps in some orientations of the bird at particular
points
> in the orbit, that's the case.
>
> That's what I'm assuming.
>


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