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Re: Orbit Number Trivia Question



James,

In addition to the comments already posted by others, I would also add 
this: in Nova's Inidividual View Configuration, Text page, you can 
select whether you want the orbit count to increment at perigee or at 
the northward equator crossing.  Ta-MAY-toe, Ta-Maah-toe.

73,
W9IP

James Tudehope wrote:

>While RXing telemetry this evening I noticed from AO-40 it shows the orbit
>number is 1455.   When I look on NOVA it shows orbit number is 1456.  I
>observed that under the configuration set up for the text display offers two
>methods for the orbit number being @ perigee or @ ascending node.  I tried
>both of those settings and my orbit# still shows 1456 when the telemetry
>shows 1455.   I switched my NOVA to UTC to check if that makes any
>difference, it didn't.
>
>Does anyone have the answer why NOVA shows the orbit number different than
>what is from the telemetry ?
>
>Best regards,
>
>Jim KL7QR
>Ham Site: http://members.cox.net/jtudehope/KL7QR.htm
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