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Re: ISS map shows "Z O E"



I was told once that TDRS 3/TDZ, at ZOE, is not used for STS/ISS  
operations, except during emergencies.  I can't remember if it was because  
the limitation due to TDRS 3 or if Guam was not setup for STS/ISS  
operations.  Originally TDRS 3 was placed at ZOE to support the Compton  
satellite.

On Sun, 24 Sep 2006 01:30:16 -0400, Sandeep Baruah  
<sandeepbaruah@gmail.com> wrote:

>> 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
>

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