[amsat-bb] Re: ANDE ramping down: now almost at 200km

Jeff Yanko wb3jfs at cox.net
Tue Dec 18 12:31:27 PST 2007

In the spirit of the previous Chicken Little contests my re-entry prediction 
for ANDE is:

December 22, 2007  1935z.

Jeff  WB3JFS

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Henk, PA3GUO" <hamoen at iae.nl>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 11:59 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] ANDE ramping down: now almost at 200km

> ANDE is now at ~202 km height.
> On my website I updated the plotted height,
> and its perfectly following the shape of the
> predictions. Yet, a few dates behind.
> http://home.vianetworks.nl/users/hamoen/pa3guo/ande_predict_pa3guo_18dec2007.jpg
>>From the graph I expect Dec 24 or so as the last day
> (based on the fact that RAFT last day was when it
> had reached 175 km).
> Also today QSOs have been made. I see DD6UBW and OK1DNT for example.
> Henk, PA3GUO
> http://www.qsl.net/pa3guo (my satellite weblog)
> http://www.ande-deorbit.com (the AWARD site, have a look for the details)
> http://web.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/ande-ops.html (Bob's official website)
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