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Re: Calculating satellite orbits in advance



Thanks.  Maybe because I am using the "demo" version but I found that I had
to uncheck the Default to Current box to get the date to work right.

Ron
Ka4kyi

----- Original Message -----
From: "Don Woodward" <dbwoodw@alltel.net>
To: "Ronald Nutter" <rnutter@networkref.com>
Cc: "Amsat Bulletin Board" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2003 8:23 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Calculating satellite orbits in advance


> In Nova's listing dialog click on "Setup" and you can change the
duration -
> "30" is the default.
>
> 73's
>
> Don Woodward
> KD4APP
> AMSAT 33535
> http://kd4app.webhop.org
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ronald Nutter" <rnutter@networkref.com>
> To: "Gunther Meisse" <gmouse@neo.rr.com>
> Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2003 19:41
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Calculating satellite orbits in advance
>
>
> Thanks for your reply.  I am using Nova but had only been able to get it
to
> generate orbit projections for up to 30 days in advance.  Will give it
> another try.
>
> Thanks,
> Ron
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gunther Meisse" <gmouse@neo.rr.com>
> To: "'Ronald Nutter'" <rnutter@networkref.com>
> Cc: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2003 6:53 PM
> Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Calculating satellite orbits in advance
>
>
> > Ron,
> > I would download NOVA from www.nlsa.com . You can get a trial copy...
> > You can predict into the future and print off you results... Be sure to
> > download the latest keps first.... If you use AO40 as the bird, the keps
> > do not change radically, so you should be ok.
> > 73
> > Gunther Meisse
> > W8GSM
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org] On
> > Behalf Of Ronald Nutter
> > Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2003 6:02 PM
> > To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> > Subject: [amsat-bb] Calculating satellite orbits in advance
> >
> >
> > My ARES group is considering the use of satellites in an upcoming
> > exercise. The best I have been able to do is about 30 days in advance.
> > How far in advance can I reasonable hope to do a satellite pass
> > projection, what kind of accuracy can I hope for and what software seems
> > to be best for this type of projection ?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Ron
> > Ka4kyi
> >
> >
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