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Re: ANDE warming, Telemetry and Re-entry



Is anyone hopeing to try to catch the re-entry on video?

Joe WB9SBD

Robert Bruninga wrote:

>Yes, looks like ANDE will be a re-entry Xmas present. 
>
>I will be in Alabama with aged parents and so will not be at my
>ground station.  I hope others will capture that last data.  I
>just updated the ANDE-OPS web page with the latest I have.  Plus
>a plot of temperature and battery voltage.
>http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/ande-ops.html
>
>Warming temps at this point are due to increasing beta angle
>probably and not detectible frictional heating yet.
>
>Bob, WB4APR
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>>-----Original Message----- On Behalf Of Henk, PA3GUO
>>Subject: [amsat-bb] ANDE now @220km
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>>...I plot the current height of ANDE in the graph:
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>http://home.vianetworks.nl/users/hamoen/pa3guo/ande_predict_pa3g
>uo_12dec2007.jpg
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>>One might conclude from this that from 220km 
>>to de-orbit the graph shows ~12 days, so de-orbit 
>>today + ~12 days = ~24 Dec.
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>>There is a good bunch of activity these days;
>>many stations Igate the packets,
>>many stations make contacts via ANDE in these final days.
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>>And: have a look at http://www.ande-deorbit.com for details 
>>on the AWARD
>>
>>Henk, PA3GUO
>>http://www.qsl.net/pa3guo
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