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Re: ISS keps ??????



Hope this helps others who are counting on the keps from Amsat this
weekend as I was. The Instatrack program with the Getkeps information is
not correct. Glad I found this before this weekend. Sure would have been
hard to figure out at the fieldday site.

Thaanks to all. << John


> Hi,
> As far as I can see, the keps on the AMSAT homepage are
> like 20 days old.
> That will be a problem for ISS.
> Use Celestrak, those are new.
> Use current and amateur.
> 73 OZ1MY
> Ib
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <n4qwf@ntelos.net>
> To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2006 8:52 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] ISS keps ??????
>
>
>> I was checking the track for the ISS for fieldday and seems there might
>> be
>> a problem. Looking a this site
>>
>> http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/tracking/
>>
>> the space craft is 30 degrees off from the keps I got from Amsats site.
>> This is supposed to be an offical NASA tracking display I think. I
>> copied
>> and pasted the keps from NASA to my keps file and now my Uni_trac
>> program
>> agrees with this site.
>>
>> Is there something I am missing or should we all be using keps other
>> than
>> the official Amsat keps?
>>
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<<<<<      N4QWF Amateur Radio Operator      >>>>>
<<<<< AO-7,AO-27,FO-29,SO-50,AO-51,VO-52,ISS >>>>>
<<<<<     Internet Email N4QWF@AMSAT.ORG     >>>>>
<<<<<         Formerly KC4AHW VK3FEZ         >>>>>
<<<<<           Amsat Member #27845          >>>>>
<<<<<     LON -79.25 LAT 37.45 Grid FM07     >>>>>
<<<<<   From the Foothills of the Blueridge  >>>>>
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