[amsat-bb] Re: Rob - KD4ZGW mobile in EM40

Rick - WA4NVM wa4nvm at comcast.net
Wed Jan 20 17:35:20 PST 2010

Hi George,

The predictions from the AO-27 website are about 7 minutes late.  Your
son's program is right on and saved the day!  Thanks for the update on the
new version.  I will download it tonight.

73 all,


> Are these the predictions on the AO-27 website, or from my son's Java 
> schedule lister?
> The URL from which the Java scheduler downloaded the data files used to 
> calculate the satellite's state was serving up old files....   I updated 
> the scheduler to download from the same URL that the links on the AO-27 
> page point to, so they should match now.  If the times given by the 
> scheduler (online or Java version) don't match what the bird is doing, 
> then I can only assume that the data files are wrong, even though 
> supposedly up-to-date.
> The updated Java lister is available at 
> http://sites.google.com/site/ao27satellitescheduler .  The updated version 
> also refreshes every 5 seconds now, instead of every 10.
> George, KA3HSW
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Rick - WA4NVM" <wa4nvm at comcast.net>
> To: "AMSAT BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 20, 2010 10:57 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Rob - KD4ZGW mobile in EM40
>> Hi all on the BB,
>> Rob, KD4ZGW asked me to post that he will be working A0-27 this
>> afternoon on the 2052utc pass for anyone that needs that grid. (EM40)
>> Also, there is a slight chance he may be on the previous pass at 1912utc.
>> Also, does anyone know who to contact to try to get the ao-27.org
>> prediction up to date?  The times are very late once again.  Thanks
>> for any information.
>> 73,
>> Rick WA4NVM

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