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Re: ISS keps ??????



In a message dated 6/22/2006 3:43:27 PM Central Daylight Time, 
n4qwf@ntelos.net writes: 
> 
> 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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All

Ray Hoad, WA5QGD, assures me that the AMSAT Keps will be updated tonight and 
apologizes for the lack of an update over the last two weeks.  I hope everyone 
has a successful Field Day.

73 - Keith, W5IU
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