[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT-BB Digest, Vol 4, Issue 652
billdz.geo at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 12 16:16:28 PST 2009
I've been using Orbitron but I see it is not matching the times on the AMSAT Pass Predictions, so you must be correct. I have downloaded fresh info with Orbitron's TLE Updater so I'm not sure what's wrong, some type of issue with the program or what.
I'll try AO-51 tomorrow morning using the times on the AMSAT page.
> Hi Bill,
> Check your times and passes. According to my program,
> the first pass hit
> you at 0540
> (1140utc) and was long gone when you listened at 6am.
> Also, the next pass
> of A0-51
> totally missed you to the west. Someone else might
> want to verify my
> 73 to all,
> Rick WA4NVM
> I was on this morning for the AO-51 passes at 6am and
> 7:40am local time but
> did not hear the bird at all. Guess there must be
> some problem with my HT
> or the Arrow antenna. Sorry, folks.
> 73 from Jamaica,
> Bill NZ5N
> --- On Thu, 12/10/09, Bill Dzurilla <billdz.geo at yahoo.com>
> > From: Bill Dzurilla <billdz.geo at yahoo.com>
> > Subject: NZ5N on this weekend from Jamaica FK18
> > To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> > Cc: fm-satellite at yahoogroups.com
> > Date: Thursday, December 10, 2009, 3:26 PM
> > In case anyone missed me last year,
> > I'll again be taking by HT and Arrow antenna to
> Jamaica this
> > weekend. It's a business trip so I can't predict when
> > I'll be on, but arriving Friday afternoon and leaving
> > noon. Please send s.a.s.e. if you work me and want a
> > QSL, or use LOTW/eQSL.
> > 73, Bill NZ5N
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