[amsat-bb] Re: Baa ba little lamb.
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Thu Sep 6 04:10:06 PDT 2007
John, It's not too hard to figure out. The satellite is not yet in full sun.
Look at the footprint of the sat and the illuminated area of the earth at
16:57 and 18:50 today. The lines don't touch. No sun=no power=timer not
working. Go figure...
73, Drew KO4MA
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Hackett" <archie.hackett at hotmail.com>
To: "Eu-amsat at yahoogroups.com" <eu-amsat at yahoogroups.com>
Cc: <jking at eclipticenterprises.com>; <allan_gm1sxx at hotmail.com>;
<amsat-bb at amsat.org>; <k3szh at netzero.net>
Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2007 3:59 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Baa ba little lamb.
> So much for the (convenient) 24 hours timer theory proffered in response
> to my previous mails regarding the timing of AO-7.
> This is the 3rd consequtive day the 24 hour timer is *NOT* playing ball.
> 05/06 Septembert 2007.
> TIME. ORBIT. MODE.
> 23:46 50133 B
> 23:51 50133 A
> 01:35 50135 A
> 01:36 50134 B
> 01:44 40135 A
> I have received confirmation mails from AJ9K and K3SZH that
> their log entries *ARE* correct.
> As you Gentlemen on that side of the pond are wont to say ...
> "go figure!".
> Incidentally, the mode changes spell "baa ba" ... it couldn't be that AO-t
> thinks we're a veritable bunch (flock) of sheep?.
> Just a thought.
> 73 John. <la2qaa at amsat.org>
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