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Re: Satellite tracking applications: Predicting a viable path??



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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Iain McFadyen" <ki4hlv@gmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, August 08, 2005 5:16 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Satellite tracking applications: Predicting a viable
path??


> Good day to all:
>  Does anyone know of any satellite tracking program or applet which can
look
> ahead and predict when a particular satellite will be simultaneously
visible
> from two locations?
>  The program I use now allows me to predict when satellites will be
visible
> at FM18jw, ...
>  ... but I'm interested in finding whether a program could predict viable
> passes for communications
> between FM18jw (near Washington DC) and FK17tm (Kingston Jamaica) .
>  Other paths of interest are:
> FM18jw to IO80so (Weymouth, UK)
> FM18jw to JN46pt (Laax, Switzerland)
>  In the near term, I would be investigating the FO-29
visibility/feasibility
> for these longer paths, but in future, such a tool might be very handy for
> future HEO or elliptical orbit satellites.
>  Any feedback much appreciated.
>  Iain KI4HLV
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