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Re: Nova Satellite Footprint



Hi,

Atom-Time is always in use here...
Location is correct...
Horizon Table, I'm using the NASA Footprint... Ahh!!!!!!!!

Cheers

Dave

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Don" <dbwoodw@alltel.net>
To: "Dave Johnson" <webmaster@badgersoft.com>; "amsat" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2003 1:32 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Nova Satellite Footprint


> Nova has always worked correctly for me.
>
> One possibility is the PC time is off - do you use NTP to syncronize your
PC clock?  Nova has a built NTP client  under "Utilities / Internet Time
Set".
>
> The other possibility is perhaps your location is not set correctly - did
you use a default location or enter one using a GPS?
>
> Also make sure you don't have an "Elevation Mask" or "Horizon Table"
active.
>
> 73's
>
> Don Woodward
> KD4APP
>
> >
> > From: "Dave Johnson" <webmaster@badgersoft.com>
> > Date: 2003/12/30 Tue AM 07:32:54 EST
> > To: "amsat" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> > Subject: [amsat-bb] Nova Satellite Footprint
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > Has anyone noticed that the Nova AOS/LOS does not agree with the
satellite
> > footprint?
> >
> > I noticed this this morning when trying AO-27 on a high latitude orbit.
It
> > was well out
> > of the F/P and I was still hearing my CQ calls, no response :-(
> >
> > Out of interest tried the next pass when NOVA was predicting that the
sat
> > would not appear over the
> > horizon, and sure enough, I could hear my CQ call again. Nova was
> > indicating -2 degrees.
> >
> > All this on a Diamond 2000 / TH-D700.
> >
> > I've also noticed this on FO-29 when tracking it out over the Atlantic
with
> > the beam / rotator!
> >
> > Any thoughts?
> >
> > BTW, PCSAT has been great fun over the holidays and I got my first
digipeat
> > from RS0ISS too!
> >
> > Happy New  Year!!!!
> >
> > - Dave
> > G4DPZ
> > Editor AMSAT-UK Oscar News  / AMSAT-NA (ANS)
> >
> >
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