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Re: ISS map shows "Z O E"



>David Bate wrote:
>Zone of Exclusion (ZOE). With the ZOE, neither TDRS satellite could
>contact a spacecraft under a certain altitude (646 nautical miles).

But I read at http://msp.gsfc.nasa.gov/tdrss/scfaq.html  that after the
implementation of the Guam Remote Ground Terminal (GRGT) over the Indian
Ocean, the ZOE has been eliminated.

73s de Sandeep VU2MUE
http://www.qsl.net/vu2msy

>Andythomas wrote:
> Watching the recent STS mission on Nasa TV I noticed that the orbital map
> on the wall on the ground command centre had  written in large black
> letters " Z O E", just around the Iraq/ afghanistan area. Anyone any idea
> what these initials stand for? I thought at first they were lakes but I
> think they are in fact letters.
> andy, g0sfj
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