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Re: Need AO-40 Squint Angle Calculator / Program



Jeff - OK thanks for the info.  I guess I didnt look far enough into the 
manual.  The first discussion of the squint display in section C /1. 
confused me.  Updated the squint.sdf file and now get exactly the same 
result as IT.  73s Jim n5x@psu.edu


Jeff Griffin wrote:
> Jim just enter the alon/alat info from
> http://www.amsat-dl.org/journal/adlj-p3d.htm into the  satpc32\squint.sdf
> file and your good to go. I've found it to be spot on. When the d/l is, say
> to be turned off at an MA of  120...and the program report's ma of 120, it
> happens within a few second's!
> 
> 73 Jeff kb2m
> 
> 
>>I also got SatPC32 from Amsat but I do not think it really calculates
>>AO-40 squint angles as there doesnt seem to be any way to enter ALON and
>>ALAT into the program.   I believe the squint angles printed out are only
>>correct if ALON/ALAT is 0/0, anyone know for sure?
>>                                 73s Jim KB3KJ  n5x@psu.edu
> 
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