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Re: Nova Satellite Footprint



Dave -

One (or or all) of three conditions are probably true: (1) your computer 
clock is in error; or (2) the latitude and longitude of the 1st Observer 
in the View is not set correctly; or (3) you haven't updated Keplerian 
elements of the satellites in question in a long time.

W9IP

Dave Johnson wrote:

>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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