[amsat-bb] Re: ao-27?
ka3hsw at earthlink.net
Tue May 13 07:35:13 PDT 2008
I am still baffled as to why this is happening... the clock on the AO-27 website agrees with my PC clock, we are both using the same EPOCH.TXT and TOPR.TXT files, and yet the website is somehow calculating different event times than my son's program (which, as you said, appears to be calculating the correct times).
I just checked now, and at this moment, the website is behind by just over 5 minutes... I should try to get in touch with Mike Wyrick and see if he can tweak something over there at ao27.org.
>From: "Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)" <amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net>
>Sent: May 12, 2008 7:11 PM
>To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: ao-27?
>> I heard no stations on the most recent pass, at 2145Z,,, on
>> AO-27... amI missing something?
>The AO-27 web site shows a period of repeater time at
>2146 UTC tomorrow (Tuesday, 13 May), and the program
>now available from KA3HSW's web site showed the repeater
>should have been on at 2027 and 2208 UTC this afternoon.
>For tomorrow, the program is showing the repeater on at
>2139 and 2320 UTC for passes that should be workable
>here in Arizona. Keep in mind the AO-27 web site's
>schedule for the upcoming 24 hours is off by several
>minutes, and the program is off by a much smaller amount
>(less than 1 minute). Check your pass predictions with sites
>like the AMSAT web site, to ensure you are getting accurate
>pass information - along with the start time for the AO-27
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