[amsat-bb] Re: Web Audio Ursid Meteor Pings
bruninga at usna.edu
Sun Dec 21 06:49:24 PST 2008
I would think that it might also hear the short 1 sec pings of any big satllites (ISS etc) that also went through it unless they have filered those out somehow...
Easy to check. Just put a gnd station at the coordinates of kikapoo texas and watch for any ISS or hubble etc passes the instant they pass an azimuth of 91.5 or 271.5 fro m Kikapoo.
> Here's something to do while waiting
> for the next satellite pass ...
> http://spaceweather.com/ has an audio
> feed of the meteor pings from the
> Ursid Meteor Shower as they pass through
> the Air Force Space Surveillance
> Radar in Texas. Note: the Ursid radiant
> is circumpolar (always up) over the
> radar so the echoes may be heard at any
> hour, night or day. I've heard 4
> pings over the past 45 minutes of
> listening this morning.
>73 de JoAnne K9JKM
>k9jkm at amsat.org
>Editor, AMSAT News Service
>Copy Editor, AMSAT Journal
More information about the AMSAT-BB