[amsat-bb] Re: Solved Re: Please check my settings for ISS
rbutler at tsss.org
Thu Jan 8 14:19:49 PST 2009
Mike Ryan wrote:
> Hello all,
> Thanks much for all the great feedback. Its turned out my keps were off in SATPC32 and I just needed to do a quick update. Funny that the ISS was the only SAT exhibiting the problem. Perhaps its orbit/schedule is more dynamic than the rest?
> Made 4 contacts yesterday on ISS with relative ease. Awesome big signal coming from there. Loving every second of it. I wish they would keep it going a little longer.
> Mike WB1AAT
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The ISS unlike most other LEO satellites requires frequent "boosts" in
it's orbit using engines on the Progress resupply ships, the shuttle,
and I believe even a few that are part of the station. Because of that,
the Keps are much more dynamic than a lot of other LEO's.
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